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Frankfurt Naturalization Ceremony Marks Military Spouse Appreciation Month

On May 29, USCIS held a naturalization ceremony at the U.S. Consulate in Frankfurt, Germany. Acting Director Scharfen helped welcome 21 new American citizens from 18 different countries.

In accordance with new legislation regarding military spouses, Zita Chouchan (pictured below) became the first military spouse to recite the Oath of Allegiance overseas.

Acting Director Scharfen with the Chouchan Family

Acting Director Scharfen Congratulates a New Citizen

A new American citizen takes the oath

Acting Director Scharfen Signs a Naturalization Certificate

New American Citizen With His Son

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