Maria T. Morales
With the swearing in of 9 thousand 400 immigrants as new citizens of the United States, the government announced the celebration oftwo hundred and forty-fifth Anniversary of Independence to be held this next 4 of July.
Nail 170 Naturalization ceremonies are held from the 30 June and will end next 7 of July, across the country, reported sources from the United States Citizenship and Naturalization Services (USCIS, for its acronym in English).
Tracy Renaud, Acting Director of USCIS stated “we are committed to promoting policies and procedures that ensure that we operate fairly and efficiently, and we continue to encourage and embrace the full participation of the newest Americans in our democracy. ", as detailed by Tracy.
President Joe Biden, with Alejandro Mayorkas, Secretary of Homeland Security, took an oath of allegiance, virtually, a 22 military service members stationed in different parts of the world.
According to the report, throughout all these ceremonies, the commitment and contributions that immigrants bring to the country will be honored and recognized, among them military, Frontline Workers and Heroes of COVID-19.
The 4 of July, The United States commemorates the day the Second Continental Congress adopted the Declaration of Independence in 1776, establishing that 13 American colonies were no longer part of the British Empire, and declared themselves as a new nation called the United States of America.