New U.S. Citizens Naturalized at Tryon Palace

The candidates for naturalization gather in Cullman Performance Hall.
The candidates for naturalization gather in Cullman Performance Hall.

Tryon Palace Foundation President Nelson McDaniel addresses the crowd.
Tryon Palace Foundation President Nelson McDaniel addresses the crowd.

The group is led by a candidate for naturalization from the U.K. in the pledge of allegiance.
The group is led by a candidate for naturalization from the U.K. in the pledge of allegiance.

Daughters of the American Revolution hand out flags to the new U.S. citizens.
Daughters of the American Revolution hand out flags to the new U.S. citizens.

Daughters of the American Revolution hand out flags to the new U.S. citizens.
Daughters of the American Revolution hand out flags to the new U.S. citizens.

Daughters of the American Revolution hand out flags to the new U.S. citizens.
Daughters of the American Revolution hand out flags to the new U.S. citizens.

Daughters of the American Revolution hand out flags to the new U.S. citizens.
Daughters of the American Revolution hand out flags to the new U.S. citizens.

Newly naturalized citizens pose for photos in the North Carolina History Center.
Newly naturalized citizens pose for photos in the North Carolina History Center.

Newly naturalized citizens pose for photos in the North Carolina History Center.
Newly naturalized citizens pose for photos in the North Carolina History Center.

Forty-five people from 32 different counties became citizens of the United States Wednesday, June 3, at the North Carolina History Center in downtown New Bern, N.C. 

Tryon Palace hosted the Naturalization Ceremony, which was administered by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services department’s Raleigh-Durham field office. 

The ceremony included the Oath of Allegiance, Pledge of Allegiance, Call of Nations, and the singing of the national anthem. 

The countries represented included: 

Peru
Mexico
Kazakhstan 
Tunisia 
Bangladesh
El Salvador
D.R. of the Congo-Kinshasa 
Honduras 
Japan
Nicaragua 
Pakistan 
Haiti
Jordan
Panama
Philippines 
Burma
United Kingdom
Guinea 
Guatemala
Russia
Jamaica 
Israel 
India
Germany
Bulgaria
Canada
People’s Republic of China
South Korea
Senegal
Nigeria
Ukraine
Vietnam
 

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