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Naturalization Ceremony
July 4, 2019
Fisher Pavilion


Did you know …

“I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America ...” New Americans say these words for the first time at naturalization ceremonies around the country. On July 4th at Seattle Center, more than 500 candidates originating from Angola to Zambia will recite them together in the largest daytime Independence Day observance in the Northwest.

Try to correctly answer these three sample U.S. citizenship test questions:

1. When was the Declaration of Independence adopted?

2. In what document is the Freedom of Speech found?

3. What do the stars on the U.S. flag represent?

Source: U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
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Celebrate our nation’s independence while congratulating more than 500 new U.S. citizens at the Naturalization Ceremony, the largest daytime Independence Day observance in the Northwest.
Seattle Center, City of Seattle and the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services co-present the Naturalization Ceremony, held annually at Seattle Center for the past 34 years. City of Seattle officials participate in many ways that include announcing all represented countries, and by introducing the eldest applicant for citizenship.
Seattle Center Director Robert Nellams will welcome attendees, and thousands are expected to attend this FREE event.
More details to come about our 2019 Naturalization Ceremony so please check back!

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Jenny A. Durkan, Mayor, City of Seattle
Director Robert Nellams, Seattle Center, 305 Harrison Street, Seattle, WA 98109