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Volunteer opportunities available: naturalization ceremonies

Tuesday, January 5, 2016   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Susan Ferrer
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The State Bar’s American Citizenship Committee wants you to represent the ISBA at this year’s naturalization ceremonies conducted by Indiana’s U.S. district courts (in the Southern District, 35 ceremonies in Indianapolis, and in the Northern District, 29 ceremonies, which include six ceremonies in Fort Wayne, one in Lafayette, and 11 in both South Bend and Hammond).

At each ceremony, an ISBA member makes brief congratulatory remarks and presents each candidate receiving citizenship with a personalized “Canons of American Citizenship” provided by the Association.

To receive a list of available ceremony dates, please contact committee co-chairs Philip J. Ripani ( for the Southern District and Colin J. Reilly ( for the Northern District.