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Children's Art Project: Two Extra Weeks to Submit Artwork

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This past June, Director Mayorkas introduced the "We Are America" National Children’s Art Project in collaboration with organizations serving immigrants. The deadline for the National Children’s Art Project was recently extended to August 30, 2010.



drawing submitted for art project

We encourage children across the United States to submit artwork in response to the following: "People have come from all over the world to become Americans. Why does that make us great?"





two girls drawing for the art project

The artwork will be displayed in USCIS offices around the country and is also on display in our online photo gallery. For more information please visit