Garland Swears In 200 New Citizens On Ellis Island

Gothamist reports:

U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland swore in 200 new American citizens from Ellis Island’s Great Hall on Saturday morning, signaling a strong show of support from the Biden administration as New York City contends with an influx of migrants testing its resolve to provide a safe haven for all who seek it.

“Just now, each of you took an oath of allegiance to the United States,” he said. “In so doing, you took your place alongside generations who came before you, many through this very building, seeking protection, freedom, and opportunity. This country — your country — wholeheartedly welcomes you.”

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