In celebration of Women’s History Month, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and the U.S. District Court of the Middle District of Florida will hold an all-women naturalization ceremony Friday, March 3, at 10 a.m., at WMU-Cooley Law School’s Tampa Bay campus, 9445 Camden Field Pkwy, Riverview, Florida.
The ceremony, which includes the Oath of Allegiance, will be the final step to citizenship for 55 candidates. Before the oath is administered by U.S. Magistrate Judge Amanda Sansone, of the Middle District of Florida, WMU-Cooley Assistant Dean Katherine Gustafson will provide opening remarks.
The 55 citizenship candidates originate from 30 countries: Albania, Bangladesh, Brazil, Cameroon, China, Colombia, Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, Ghana, Haiti, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Israel, Jamaica, Jordan, Latvia, Mexico, Nicaragua, Pakistan, the Philippines, Poland, Russia, Sri Lanka, Sweden, the United Kingdom, Venezuela and Vietnam.