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Secretary Johnson to Participate in World Refugee Day Naturalization Ceremony

Release Date: June 15, 2016

WASHINGTON – In commemoration of World Refugee Day, on June 20 Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson will deliver keynote remarks and swear in new citizens at a naturalization ceremony for 20 citizenship candidates, many of them former refugees or asylees, at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park. 

During the ceremony, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services New York District Director Phyllis Coven, International Rescue Committee President and CEO David Miliband, and Public Theater Artistic Director Oskar Eustis will also deliver remarks.

Secretary Johnson will deliver keynote remarks and swear in new citizens

Central Park (closest entrances are 81st St & Central Park West or 79th St. & Fifth Ave.)
New York
OPEN PRESS*

*Credentialed media planning to attend must RSVP to Katie Tichacek at katherine.tichacek@uscis.dhs.gov by 6:00 PM EDT on Friday, June 17. On the day of the event, media should arrive by 5:30 PM EDT.

 

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Last Updated: 06/15/2016
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