The U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas held a naturalization ceremony on Thursday, March 16 at Johnson County Community College. Senior Judge Julie A. Robinson presided and Governor Laura Kelly provided the keynote address celebrating our 300 new U.S. citizens. “I want to congratulate everyone today who is becoming a citizen of the United States of America and choosing to make Kansas home,” Governor Kelly said.
“Our state would not be what it is today were it not for the ways it’s been shaped and influenced by people who’ve come here from all around the world—bringing their language, food, and cultural traditions with them. There is so much beautiful diversity all around Kansas.”