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Photo of the Week

Release Date: September 16, 2016

Special Naturalization Ceremony on Ellis Island
(DHS Photo by /Released)

Over six decades, more than 12 million immigrants came through Ellis Island. Today, 298 people sat in the same place under the American flag and become new U.S. citizens during a naturalization ceremony in the Great Hall. We welcome and celebrate our newest fellow Americans in honor of Citizenship Day and Constitution Week.

Official photo by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

Last Updated: 08/04/2021
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