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Celebrating Presidents Day with Naturalization Ceremonies

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On February 15, we celebrate Presidents Day to honor the birth of our nation’s first president, George Washington, and all presidents who have led this country.

Each year, USCIS marks this holiday with naturalization ceremonies across the country. This year, we will welcome nearly 20,000 new citizens in more than 180 naturalization ceremonies between February 12 and 22. A list of highlighted ceremonies is below.

We encourage you to share your experiences and photos from naturalization ceremonies through Twitter and other social media, using the hashtag #newUScitizen. You can also follow @USCIS on Twitter and

Date      City, StateLocation
February 12, 2016St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands Ron de Lugo Federal Building and Courthouse
February 12, 2016Harlingen, TexasIwo Jima Memorial
February 12, 2016Orlando, FloridaUSCIS Orlando Field Office
February 12, 2016Atlanta, GeorgiaNational Center for Civil and Human Rights
February 12, 2016Greer, South CarolinaGreer Field Support Office
February 12, 2016Hillsboro, OregonHillsboro Public Library
February 12, 2016Miami, FloridaUSCIS Miami Field Office
February 12, 2016Pittsburgh, PennsylvaniaHeinz History Center
February 12, 2016Tampa, FloridaUSCIS Tampa Field Office
February 16, 2016Hagatna, GuamDistrict Court of Guam
February 16, 2016Buffalo, New YorkTheodore Roosevelt Inaugural Site
February 16, 2016Chicago, IllinoisUSCIS Chicago Field Office
February 16, 2016St. Paul, MinnesotaU.S. District Court
February 17, 2016San Diego, CaliforniaGolden Hall
February 17, 2016Denver, ColoradoHistory Colorado Center
February 17, 2016St. Paul, MinnesotaU.S. District Court
February 18, 2016Washington Crossing, PennsylvaniaWashington Crossing Historic Park
February 18, 2016Salt Lake City, UtahSalt Lake City Public Library
February 19, 2016Fort Smith, ArkansasUSCIS Fort Smith Field Office
February 19, 2016St. Louis, MissouriThomas F. Eagleton Federal Courthouse
February 19, 2016Phoenix, ArizonaTalking Stick Resort Arena, Home of the Phoenix Suns
February 20, 2016Phoenix, ArizonaEstrella Mountain Community College
February 22, 2016Mount Vernon, VirginiaGeorge Washington’s Mount Vernon


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