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“Abrazo Ceremony” on the Juárez-Lincoln International Bridge

Secretary Jeh Johnson and Jose Antonio Meade, the Mexican Secretary for Social Development, at the International Bridge Ceremony

On Feb. 20, Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson traveled to Laredo, Texas, where he participated in an International Bridge Ceremony, also known as the “Abrazo Ceremony,” on the Juárez-Lincoln International Bridge. The ceremony was followed by a parade and is part of a 119-year-old tradition honoring George Washington’s Birthday. Secretary Jeh Johnson and Jose Antonio Meade, the Mexican Secretary for Social Development, stand together at the International Bridge Ceremony

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February 23, 2016
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Secretary Jeh Johnson and Jose Antonio Meade, the Mexican Secretary for Social Development, at the International Bridge Ceremony
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