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2016 Outstanding American by Choice Event Photos

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The Outstanding American by Choice initiative highlights the importance of citizenship rights and responsibilities through recognition of the outstanding achievements of naturalized U.S. citizens. The following are photos from events in 2016 in which USCIS presented the Outstanding American by Choice recognition.

May 18, 2016 - Washington, DC

   

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Photo credit: Tami Heilemann

USCIS Director León Rodríguez with the “Outstanding American by Choice” honoree Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell in Washington, DC, May 18, 2016

 

 

July 19, 2016 - New Haven, CT

   

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USCIS Chief of Staff Juliet K. Choi with the “Outstanding American by Choice” honoree Dr. Hesung Chun Koh in New Haven, CT, July 19, 2016

   

September 29, 2016 - Los Angeles, CA

   

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Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas with “Outstanding American by Choice” honoree Antonia Hernández in Los Angeles, CA, Sept. 29, 2016

   

October 19, 2016 - Los Angeles, CA

   

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USCIS Chief of Staff Juliet K. Choi with the “Outstanding American by Choice” honoree Dr. Julian Chun-Chung Chow in Oakland, CA, Oct. 19, 2016

   

November 15, 2016 - New York, NY

   

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USCIS Director León Rodríguez with the “Outstanding American by Choice” honoree U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations Samantha Power in New York, NY, Nov. 15, 2016

   

November 21, 2016 - Alexandria, VA

   

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USCIS Director León Rodríguez with the “Outstanding American by Choice” honoree Captain Florent Groberg (Ret.), U.S. Army, in Alexandria, VA, Nov. 21, 2016

 

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From left to right: USCIS Director León Rodríguez; “Outstanding American by Choice” honoree Captain Florent Groberg (Ret.), U.S. Army; Secretary of the U.S. Army Eric Fanning; and Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Michelle K. Lee in Alexandria, VA, Nov. 21, 2016

December 20, 2016 - Alexandria, VA

   

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USCIS Chief of Staff Juliet K. Choi with the “Outstanding American by Choice” honoree Dr. Johan E. Uvin, Acting Assistant Secretary, Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education, Department of Education in Alexandria, VA, Dec. 20, 2016

   
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