WPXI-TV News Pittsburgh: 20 western Pennsylvanians now officially American citizens after naturalization ceremony
Twenty western Pennsylvanians are spending their first evening as new Americans. The men and women come from 13 countries, from Afghanistan to Yemen.
This educational handout describes the key principles found in the Oath of Allegiance that applicants take at their naturalization ceremonies.
USCIS 100:53. What is one promise you make when you become a United States citizen?
- give up loyalty to other countries
- defend the Constitution and laws of the United States
- obey the laws of the United States
- serve in the U.S. military (if needed)
- serve (do important work for) the nation (if needed)
- be loyal to the United States