State Library Hosts Naturalization Ceremony

On June 22, 2017, the NJ State Library hosted a naturalization ceremony for 48 new citizens of the United States at the War Memorial Building, Trenton.

Keith Dorr, Tamika Gray, Mary Chute certificate presentation

Attendees were welcomed to the event with patriotic music played by the Old Barracks Fife and Drum Corps.
Presiding at the ceremony were Keith Dorr, USCIS, Tamika Gray, acting USCIS Newark district director, and Mary Chute, NJ State Librarian.

One of the new citizens, Birgit Grimm, said a few words. Isabelle, Andrew and Natalie Garcia helped lead the Pledge of Allegiance. Their father took his oath as a new citizen.

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