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Naturalization Ceremony

225 New Citizens Sworn in at Mount Wachusett Community College

Families waited patiently, beaming with pride for the 225 immigrants becoming U.S. citizens during a naturalization ceremony Wednesday at Mount Wachusett Community College. New citizens from 46 Massachusetts communities and their families and friends packed the campus theater for the public event. U.S. District Court Judge David H. Hennessy presided over the ceremony as the […]

Naturalization ceremony brings in 281 new U.S. citizens (Sentinel & Enterprise, March 17, 2016)

GARDNER — The path to citizenship is being hotly debated around the nation, with some presidential candidates swearing to build walls against illegal immigrants, while others promise not to deport children brought here illegally. On Wednesday, at their naturalization ceremony, some of America’s newest citizens weighed in on the issue, and their feelings were mixed. […]

Naturalization Ceremony Leads to 250 New U.S. Citizens (Sentinel & Enterprise)

GARDNER — For 250 people, Wednesday marked the first time they were able to call themselves American citizens. During a naturalization ceremony at Mount Wachusett Community College, 250 permanent residents of Massachusetts were sworn in as citizens of the United States. Citizenship candidates came to Massachusetts from 62 countries, including Mexico, Haiti, Cambodia, Morocco, Nepal, […]

MWCC Hosts 2014 Naturalization Ceremony

Mount Wachusett Community College served as the backdrop welcoming 222 Massachusetts residents from 47 different countries as new U.S. citizens during a naturalization ceremony on March 19 in the Fine Arts theatre. For the second consecutive year, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services selected MWCC as the setting as part of its ongoing initiative to […]