Friday, September 24, 2021

Sunday, September 19, 2021

Secretary Mayorkas to Welcome New Americans on Citizenship Day in New York

 


200 immigrants from 46 countries will naturalize at first-ever naturalization ceremony at Lincoln Center’s Damrosch Park


The Oath of Allegiance

I hereby declare, 
on oath, 
that I absolutely and entirely 
renounce and abjure 
all allegiance and fidelity 
to any foreign prince, potentate, state, or sovereignty, 
of whom or which I have heretofore 
been a subject or citizen; 
that I will support and defend 
the Constitution 
and laws of the United States of America 
against all enemies, 
foreign and domestic; 
that I will bear true faith 
and allegiance to the same;
that I will bear arms 
on behalf of the United States 
when required by the law; 
that I will perform noncombatant service 
in the Armed Forces of the United States 
when required by the law; 
that I will perform work 
of national importance under civilian direction 
when required by the law; 
and that I take this obligation freely, 
without any mental reservation 
or purpose of evasion; 
so help me God.