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Naturalization ceremony held at Cesar E. Chavez National Monument

Naturalization Ceremony at the Cesar E. Chavez National Monument
Naturalization Ceremony at the Cesar E. Chavez National Monument
Naturalization Ceremony at the Cesar E. Chavez National Monument
Naturalization Ceremony at the Cesar E. Chavez National Monument
Naturalization Ceremony at the Cesar E. Chavez National Monument
Naturalization Ceremony at the Cesar E. Chavez National Monument
Naturalization Ceremony at the Cesar E. Chavez National Monument
Naturalization Ceremony at the Cesar E. Chavez National Monument
Posted at 8:31 AM, Oct 07, 2022
and last updated 2022-10-07 17:20:39-04

KEENE, Calif. (KERO) — U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services along with the National Park Service welcomed 27 new U.S. citizens during a special naturalization ceremony at the Cesar E. Chavez National Monument Friday morning.

Officials said the ceremony was held in honor of the 10-year anniversary of the monument's establishment.

The citizenship candidates come from five nations: France, Guatemala, India, Mexico, and the Philippines.

Park Superintendent Anne Doherty-Stephan and Cesar Chavez’s grandson Andres Chavez offered welcoming remarks.