Auburn University to hold swearing-in ceremony and day of celebrating citizenship May 7

AUBURN UNIVERSITY – Auburn University will host a public swearing-in ceremony at 11 a.m. May 7 in Foy Hall auditorium for 50 new Americans who will take the oath of citizenship. The ceremony will kick off a day-long event celebrating citizenship.

Dr. Fred Kam, executive and medical director of the Auburn University Medical Clinic, will give a keynote address. Kam, originally from Trinidad and Tobago, first came to the United States as an international undergraduate student.

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services employees will be available during the afternoon for consultations with individuals who have pending immigration cases. Appointments must be scheduled in advance through the InfoPass web site at When selecting an appointment location, participants should choose the Auburn Mobile Services Unit. Appointments will take place in Foy Hall.

Individuals interested in learning more about the citizenship process are invited to attend a free workshop at 5:30 p.m. in Foy Hall auditorium.

For more information about the citizenship day program, contact Sue Ann Balch at

(Submitted by Jennifer Mason.)

Contact: Sue Ann Balch, Office of International Programs, (334) 844-5001 (, or Mike Clardy, Office of Communications and Marketing, (334) 844-9999 (