Assignment Judge Deborah Silverman Katz will administer the Oath of Citizenship to 20 new citizens from 11 countries during the Camden Vicinage’s Constitution Day celebration on Tuesday, Sept. 17 at 10 a.m. in courtroom 63 at the Hall of Justice, 101 S. 5th St., 6th floor, Camden.
“The Camden Vicinage is proud to welcome our newest citizens and celebrate Constitution Day with our fourth annual naturalization ceremony,” Judge Silverman Katz said.
Keith Dorr, supervisory immigration services officer for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, will present the applicants prior to the oath. Grace Borenstein, a court interpreter with the vicinage and a naturalized citizen, will read the names of the candidates.
Judge Silverman Katz and Trial Court Administrator Colleen Lore will present the citizens with their certificates.
Ya-Mei Chen, Mount Laurel field office director for the Department of Homeland Security, and Michael J. Dennin, president of the Camden County Bar Association, also will speak at the event.
The Camden County Sheriff’s Office’s Honor Guard will present the colors for a flag salute, and Sheriff’s Officer Thomas Brett will perform the national anthem.