USCIS to Celebrate Independence Day by Welcoming Nearly 7,500 New Citizens

On July 4, we celebrate the day the Second Continental Congress adopted the Declaration of Independence in 1776, declaring that the 13 American colonies regarded themselves as a new nation – the United States of America – and were no longer part of the British Empire. Each year, USCIS marks Independence Day with naturalization ceremonies.

USCIS to Celebrate Independence Day by Welcoming Nearly 7,500 New Citizens

By USCIS

WASHINGTON — This week, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will celebrate the Declaration of Independence and the birth of our country …