To celebrate America’s birthday on the 4th of July, on Friday, July 2, 2021, President Joe Biden will hold a naturalization ceremony at the White House and 21 immigrants will become citizens. The President will also recognize Sandra Lindsay as an “Outstanding American by Choice,” a U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services program that recognizes citizens who have been naturalized. She is the Director of Nursing for critical care at Northwell Health’s Long Island Jewish Medical Center in Queens, New York. Lindsay grew up in Jamaica and she immigrated to the United States 30 years ago.
President Biden will promote his administration’s path to citizenship for immigrants
• undocumented immigrants who were brought to the United States as children
• foreign-born people who have temporary protected status due to strife in their birth countries
• farm workers
Cities across the U.S. will host naturalization ceremonies and welcome thousands of #newUScitizen to celebrate our nation’s 245th birthday and America’s Independence Day 2021. USCIS (U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services) will welcome more than 9,400 new citizens in 170 naturalization ceremonies between June 30 and July 7.
There are many practical benefits of being a U.S. citizen. United States citizens are entitled to rights and privileges that Legal Permanent Residents – Green Card holders – do not have.
Learn More: 10 Reasons to Become a United States Citizen
The procedures to become a #newUScitizen (naturalization) are complex and stressful. It is important to have legal guidance from a knowledgeable immigration attorney. The skilled immigration lawyers at Godoy Law Office can answer any questions about immigration and guide you through every step of the citizenship process. Call us today at 630-912-0322.