Celebrating Veterans Day with Naturalization Ceremonies

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Each year, on Nov. 11, the nation honors members of the United States armed forces who have served our country and defended our freedoms.

USCIS celebrates Veterans Day with naturalization ceremonies that highlight our agency’s commitment to bringing immigration services to members of our military and their families. This year, we will welcome more than 7,500 new citizens – including veterans, current service members and military spouses – in more than 40 naturalization ceremonies themed for Veterans Day. A list of highlighted ceremonies is below.

We encourage you to share your experiences and photos from naturalization ceremonies through social media, using the hashtag #newUScitizen. You can also follow us on Twitter (@uscis), YouTube (/uscis), Facebook (/uscis), Instagram (/uscis) and the USCIS blog The Beacon.

DateCity, State Location
Nov. 4, 2016 Tucson, Arizona U.S. District Court
Nov. 4, 2016Portland, MainePortland Public Library
Nov. 7, 2016Pittsburgh, PennsylvaniaSoldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall and Museum
Nov. 8, 2016Anaheim, California The Grove of Anaheim
Nov. 8, 2016Chicago, IllinoisChicago Cultural Center
Nov. 8, 2016Tampa, FloridaUSCIS Tampa Field Office
Nov. 9, 2016McMinnville, OregonAir and Space Museum
Nov. 9, 2016Tacoma, WashingtonJoint Base Lewis McChord
Nov. 9, 2016Fort Bliss, TexasFort Bliss
Nov. 9, 2016Beaufort, South CarolinaParris Island
Nov. 10, 2016Hagatna, GuamDistrict Court of Guam
Nov. 10, 2016West Palm Beach, FloridaUSCIS West Palm Beach Field Office
Nov. 10, 2016Johnston, Rhode IslandUSCIS Providence Field Office
Nov. 10, 2016New York, New YorkUSCIS New York Field Office
Nov. 10, 2016Rochester, New YorkGeorge Eastman House and Museum
Nov. 10, 2016Memphis, Tennessee USCIS Memphis Field Office
Nov. 10, 2016Chicago, IllinoisUSCIS Chicago Field Office
Nov. 10, 2016Harlingen, TexasUSCIS Harlingen Field Office
Nov. 10, 2016Hialeah, FloridaUSCIS Hialeah Field Office
Nov. 10, 2016Miami, FloridaUSCIS Kendall Field Office
Nov. 10, 2016Grosse Pointe Farms, MichiganU.S. District Court (Eastern District)
Nov. 10, 2016St. Louis, MissouriUlysses S. Grant National Historic Site
Nov. 10, 2016Kansas City, MissouriKansas City Public Library
Nov. 10, 2016Orlando, FloridaUSCIS Orlando Field Office
Nov. 10, 2016Charlotte, North CarolinaUSCIS Charlotte Field Office
Nov. 10, 2016Tampa, FloridaUSCIS Tampa Field Office
Nov. 10, 2016Fresno, CaliforniaUSCIS Fresno Field Office
Nov. 11, 2016Baltimore, MarylandUSS Constellation 
Nov. 11, 2016Mesa, ArizonaPiper Repertory Theater at Mesa Arts Center
Nov. 11, 2016San Antonio, TexasFort Sam Houston
Nov. 11, 2016New Bern, North CarolinaTryon Palace
Nov. 14, 2016Washington, D.C.American Red Cross National Headquarters 
Nov. 15, 2016Pasadena, CaliforniaPasadena Convention Center
Nov. 15, 2016Death Valley, CaliforniaDeath Valley National Park
Nov. 16, 2016Ontario, CaliforniaOntario Convention Center
Nov. 16, 2016San Diego, CaliforniaGolden Hall
Nov. 18, 2016Pensacola, FloridaNational Naval Aviation Museum
Nov. 18, 2016Miami, FloridaU.S. District Court
Nov. 18, 2016Tucson, ArizonaU.S. District Court

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