Friday, November 18, 2016
USCIS -NPS Naturalization Ceremony Snapchat Story
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Today, we’re at the WW2 Memorial for a special naturalization ceremony. Here’s a panoramic view of the Lincoln Memorial and the reflecting pool in the background.
A park ranger stands at the podium. This is the first-ever naturalization ceremony at the WWII Memorial.
The US flag flies in the background. Getting started soon.
An uncle sam rubber duckie watches the ceremony. Here we go.
The Superintendent of the National Mall stands at the podium to kick off the ceremony.
40 individuals from 33 different countries wait to take the oath today.
The anthem is sang as everyone stands in respect.
A marine stands in salute as the anthem is sang.
Candidates stand as their countries of origin are called by the speaker.
The candidates take the oath at the memorial.
The crowd cheers and welcomes 40 new Americans as the ceremony concludes
100 ceremonies take place today in different national parks.
USCIS Director Leon Rodriguez stands at the podium to greet the new citizens.
The crowd welcomes General John Paxton as he makes his way to the podium to deliver the keynote speech.
Certificates are handed out by the speakers to the new citizens much like a graduation.
The ceremony concludes as the crowd sings happy birthday to the National Park Service, which turns 100 years old.
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