Immigrants take part in Maine citizenship ceremony

The Associated Press
Posted Sept. 16, 2011, at 9:30 a.m.

PORTLAND, Maine — America’s getting 42 new citizens, thanks to a citizenship ceremony in Maine.

The immigrants will be sworn in as new U.S. citizens Friday in a ceremony at U.S. District Court in Portland.

Following the ceremony, each will get an American flag from the Daughters of the American Revolution and a copy of the Mayflower Compact from the Maine Chapter of the Mayflower Society.

The League of Women Voters of the Greater Portland Area will distribute voter registration cards. printed on August 19, 2017