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Hi all,

I was reading the other day somewhere that a handful of people were naturalized at Ellis Island.. I thought wow, how awesome and special that must be! - does anyone know if they still have ceremonies at Ellis Island or if it was just a special occasion? Can you choose where you want to have the naturalization ceremony?

One more year and I can apply for naturalization, yay! :)

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Hi all,

I was reading the other day somewhere that a handful of people were naturalized at Ellis Island.. I thought wow, how awesome and special that must be! - does anyone know if they still have ceremonies at Ellis Island or if it was just a special occasion? Can you choose where you want to have the naturalization ceremony?

One more year and I can apply for naturalization, yay! :)

I have been to Ellis Island.

Nothing to suggest they do it there.

You just attend the service where and when they tell you, the last element in a tedious process.


“If you know the enemy and know yourself, you need not fear the result of a hundred battles. If you know yourself but not the enemy, for every victory gained you will also suffer a defeat. If you know neither the enemy nor yourself, you will succumb in every battle.”

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I thought Ellis Island had been closed.


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I thought Ellis Island had been closed.

Oh man, no way...my great-grandfather came to the US from Russia through there. :(

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“If you know the enemy and know yourself, you need not fear the result of a hundred battles. If you know yourself but not the enemy, for every victory gained you will also suffer a defeat. If you know neither the enemy nor yourself, you will succumb in every battle.”

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First stop Statue of Liberty, second stop Ellis Ialand.


“If you know the enemy and know yourself, you need not fear the result of a hundred battles. If you know yourself but not the enemy, for every victory gained you will also suffer a defeat. If you know neither the enemy nor yourself, you will succumb in every battle.”

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But basically, Ellis Island is NOT open for doing immigration processing (including naturalisation oaths) currently.


2005/07/10 I-129F filed for Pras

2005/11/07 I-129F approved, forwarded to NVC--to Chennai Consulate 2005/11/14

2005/12/02 Packet-3 received from Chennai

2005/12/21 Visa Interview Date

2006/04/04 Pras' entry into US at DTW

2006/04/15 Church Wedding at Novi (Detroit suburb), MI

2006/05/01 AOS Packet (I-485/I-131/I-765) filed at Chicago

2006/08/23 AP and EAD approved. Two down, 1.5 to go

2006/10/13 Pras' I-485 interview--APPROVED!

2006/10/27 Pras' conditional GC arrives -- .5 to go (2 yrs to Conditions Removal)

2008/07/21 I-751 (conditions removal) filed

2008/08/22 I-751 biometrics completed

2009/06/18 I-751 approved

2009/07/03 10-year GC received; last 0.5 done!

2009/07/23 Pras files N-400

2009/11/16 My 46TH birthday, Pras N-400 approved

2010/03/18 Pras' swear-in

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Actually the New York District Office does have a naturalization ceremony there once a year I believe. But unless you live in NY.. that option is not open to you..


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CherryXS,

And re-incarnated as a museum and memorial to the immgrants who passed through there 100+- years ago.

Yodrak

I thought Ellis Island had been closed.
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