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Naturalization


Naturalization is the process by which U.S. Citizenship is conferred upon a foreign citizen or national after he or she fulfills the requirements established by Congress in the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA).

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) processes all naturalization applications and provides the Court with a list of the candidates selected to be naturalized in the Federal Court.

 

The Naturalization Ceremony

Naturalization ceremony dates in the Western District of Louisiana are as follows:



On the day of the ceremony, each petitioner should bring the U.S. issued Permanent Resident Card (green card), U.S. Issued visas and all other travel documents. 

Everyone is expected to comply with federal court rules and any other rules of the Court. Please remain quiet during the proceedings and stand when the judge enters or leaves the courtroom. If you must leave while court is in session, please exit quietly.  This is an important day for all the applicants.