Oath Ceremony in Atlanta
Posted 14 January 2012 - 09:14 AM
I am getting ready to go for my oath in a few weeks. The oath ceremony is in Morrow GA, has anyone had an experience in the Morrow location in GA? What should i expect and what should I bring to the oath ceremony? How long is the ceremony. I also travelled after my interview, will I need to provide the specific dates that i left and came back? Thank you in advance.
Posted 14 January 2012 - 09:57 AM
• Receive a ceremony date.
• Check in at the ceremony.
• Return your Permanent Resident Card.
• Answer questions about what you have done since your interview.
• Take the Oath of Allegiance.
• Receive your Certificate of Naturalization.
Here is one report i found:
Citizenship Interview At Atlanta - My Experience
I have been following this message board for some time now. I interviewed[citizenship] in Atlanta today. This was my experience.
I arrived 20 mts ahead of time. I was taken to the interview hall. An officer registered every one. We waited in the same room, until the examiner called us by name. There were multiple examiners.
I was taken to the examiner\'s room. He was very pleasant and cordial. He adminstered my oath to tell the truth. Then I signed my name on a paper containing 10 -15 civic questions. He asked me about 5-6 of those. Like
1. Who will be the president if both president and vice president dies
2. Father of the nation
3. Who is Martin Luther King Jr
4. Who can declare war etc...
Then asked me to write - "My parents came to USA from India".
And asked me to read one of the questions from the paper loud.Then I had to sign the paper. And said you did well, congratulations you passed your test.
He then checked my papers and asked me all the questions from page 2 of the N400 application form and I had to verbally answer it. He then asked me to sign my name in the required area.
He DID NOT ask for the selective services letter or any other papers which others were mentioning in this message board.I had gone prepared with a big file with certified copies of all possible papers. I guess it helps to go over prepared than under prepared. He did ask me if I had the tax returns, and I said yes, but he did not ask to see it.
When I asked him, when should I expect the oath ceremony, he said it has been 1-2 months since "same day" oath was last adminstered. This is because of new laws and there will another check [ I presume the IRBS check - the new law] before they send the oath letter. He said I will hear from the INS in 4 - 6 weeks giving me a date for the oath ceremony.
It took all of about 10 mts max for the interview process. I was in the line waiting at 7.40 a.m. Went in at 8.05 a.m. Interview started more or less immediately and was out by 8.20 a.m.
Hope this helps for every one. I also thank the others who posted their experiences, which in turn helped me.
I do hope I get my oath ceremony date soon.. .
Good Luck to me and to all.
In Arizona its hot hot hot.
Posted 15 January 2012 - 05:20 PM
0 user(s) are browsing this forum
0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users
Important Disclaimer: Please read carefully the Visajourney.com Terms of Service. If you do not agree to the Terms of Service you should not access or view any page (including this page) on VisaJourney.com. Answers and comments provided on Visajourney.com Forums are general information, and are not intended to substitute for informed professional medical, psychiatric, psychological, tax, legal, investment, accounting, or other professional advice. Visajourney.com does not endorse, and expressly disclaims liability for any product, manufacturer, distributor, service or service provider mentioned or any opinion expressed in answers or comments. VisaJourney.com does not condone immigration fraud in any way, shape or manner. VisaJourney.com recommends that if any member or user knows directly of someone involved in fraudulent or illegal activity, that they report such activity directly to the Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement. You can contact ICE via email at Immigration.Reply@dhs.gov or you can telephone ICE at 1-866-347-2423. All reported threads/posts containing reference to immigration fraud or illegal activities will be removed from this board. If you feel that you have found inappropriate content, please let us know by contacting us here with a url link to that content. Thank you.