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LUM Client Becomes US Citizen


LUM Immigration Clinic client and school teacher, Somdatta Datta Roy, was recently sworn in as a citizen of the United States of America at the oath ceremony at White Horse Christian Center, West Layette.

Ms. Datta Roy shared, “I appreciated the guidance I got from the (LUM Immigration) Clinic.” She added, “I have a 13 year old son who was born in the U.S. and I look forward to sharing citizenship with him. We are settling down here. This is my country now!”

{Pictured L to R: Beata Ribeiro, LUM Volunteer; State Representative Sheila Klinker; new citizen, Somdatta Datta Roy & Adelia Sorge, LUM Volunteer.}

Since opening in 2014, the LUM Immigration Clinic has helped clients petition for relatives, become permanent residents, renew green cards, apply for citizenship, and obtain protection from abusers as well as reunite family members and help young people follow their dreams. The clinic also offers Citizenship Classes and Spanish Conversation Tables.

Susan Brouillette, LUM Immigration Clinic Director, shared, “during the past year we have been blessed to have six volunteers complete the training necessary to become accredited by the US-DOJ, which allows us to better meet the need for low-cost quality immigration law services within our community.”


For more information about the LUM Immigration Clinic, click HERE; or email or call Susan Brouillette (sbrouillette@lumserve.org | 765-423-2691).


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LUM Client Becomes US Citizen


{Pictured L to R: Aegean Harn, Judge Michael Gotsch & Nancy Clark.}

Recently, Nancy Clark, LUM Citizenship Classes coordinator, travelled to South Bend to attend the US Naturalization Oath Ceremony in support of Aegean Harn, a LUM Immigration Clinic client. At the ceremony, Aegean was sworn in at the federal courthouse by Magistrate Judge Michael Gotsch, Sr.

In preparation for this day, Aegean attended the LUM Citizenship Classes and has expressed an interest in now volunteering with LUM. The LUM Immigration Clinic has assisted with many individuals who are now US citizens — like Aegean. Currently, Susan Brouillette is working with individuals who hope to become US citizens soon.


For more information about the LUM Immigration Clinic, click HERE; or email or call Susan Brouillette (sbrouillette@lumserve.org | 765-423-2691). If you wish to donate to the LUM Immigration Clinic, click HERE.


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