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Jacksonville Public Library
Main Library - 303 Laura St N, Jacksonville, Florida 32202
The Jacksonville Area Refugee Service Providers Present:
YESTERDAY REFUGEES, TODAY AMERICANS.
Naturalization Ceremony and World Refugee Day Celebration
JACKSONVILLE, FL, June 1, 2017 – The Jacksonville Area Refugee Service Providers will present a Naturalization ceremony and celebration in honor of World Refugee Day, taking place at the Jacksonville Public Library, 303 North Laura Street on Monday, June 19th beginning at 11:00 am. The Naturalization ceremony will be followed by a Refugee Art Exhibit and reception.
The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration services will administer the Oath of Allegiance and presentation of Certificates to candidates who will become America’s newest citizens during a Naturalization ceremony. The ceremony will be held on the 1rst floor of the main lobby (main street entrance) in the Jacksonville Public Library.
The Naturalization ceremony will be followed by an Art Exhibit and reception. The theme of the Art Exhibit and reception will be”Yesterday Refugees, Today Americans”. There will be three art exhibits, including Project for Healing’s “Refugee Youth”, Jacksonville Refugee Community Services’ “New Citizens” photo exhibit, and Catholic Charities — “Unseen Jax” refugee photo exhibit.
The public is invited to join the Jacksonville Public Library, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Inc and the Jacksonville Area Refugee Task Force in celebrating the lives and contributions of refugees around the world by welcoming new citizens.