(St. Paul, MN) — State officials say over 800 Minnesota residents will be sworn in today as U.S. Citizens. The ceremony is scheduled to take place around 10 a.m. at the St. Paul RiverCentre. The U.S. Citizenship ceremony, also sometimes known as the oath ceremony, takes about two-hours and is the final stage of the U.S. citizenship process. During the ceremony, new citizens will sing the National Anthem and recite the Pledge of Allegiance before taking an Oath to defend the Constitution in front of a federal judge.