2015 Outstanding American by Choice Event Photos

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 2015 in which USCIS presented the Outstanding American by Choice recognition.

June 16, 2015 - Boston, MA

  

León Rodríguez, USCIS Director presents, Father Daniel Finn with the Outstanding American by Choice recognition in Boston, MA, June 16, 2015

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USCIS Director León Rodríguez presents Father Daniel Finn with the Outstanding American by Choice recognition in Boston, MA, June 16, 2015

 

León Rodríguez, USCIS Director presents, Alberto Vasallo, Jr. with the Outstanding American by Choice recognition in Boston, MA, June 16, 2015

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USCIS Director León Rodríguez presents Alberto Vasallo, Jr. with the Outstanding American by Choice recognition in Boston, MA, June 16, 2015

October 3, 2015 - Glen Echo, MD

  

From left to right: Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas; Outstanding American by Choice honoree Maria Contreras-Sweet, Administrator, U.S. Small Business Administration; and USCIS Director León Rodríguez in Glen Echo, MD, Oct. 3, 2015

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From left to right: Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas; “Outstanding American by Choice” honoree Maria Contreras-Sweet, Administrator, U.S. Small Business Administration; and USCIS Director León Rodríguez in Glen Echo, MD, Oct. 3, 2015

 

From left to right: Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas; Outstanding American by Choice honoree Larry La, Principal, Meiwah Restaurant Group; and USCIS Director León Rodríguez in Glen Echo, MD, Oct. 3, 2015

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From left to right: Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas; “Outstanding American by Choice” honoree Larry La, Principal, Meiwah Restaurant Group; and USCIS Director León Rodríguez in Glen Echo, MD, Oct. 3, 2015

October 18, 2015 - New York, NY

  

León Rodríguez, USCIS Director presents, Father Daniel Finn with the Outstanding American by Choice recognition in Boston, MA, June 16, 2015

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From left to right: USCIS Director León Rodríguez; “Outstanding American by Choice” honoree Thalia, Singer, Author, Actor, and Entrepreneur; and Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas in New York, NY, Oct. 18, 2015

 

León Rodríguez, USCIS Director presents, Alberto Vasallo, Jr. with the Outstanding American by Choice recognition in Boston, MA, June 16, 2015

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From left to right: USCIS Director León Rodríguez; “Outstanding American by Choice” honoree Mariano Rivera, Former Professional Baseball Pitcher, New York Yankees and Founder, Mariano Rivera Foundation; and Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas in New York, NY, Oct. 18, 2015

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