Leal Keynotes Naturalization Ceremony

Jessica Leal, a 3L Immigration Clinic student-attorney, gave the keynote speech at a naturalization ceremony held at GW Law by the Washington, D.C., District Office of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. 

Twenty young people between the ages of 14 and 22 took an oath of U.S. citizenship at the event, which was hosted in coordination with the law school’s Immigration Clinic and Immigration Law Association. In her remarks, Ms. Leal illustrated the opportunities that citizenship can provide.