For Immediate Release
November 27, 2017
Majority Director of Communications
Naturalization Ceremony to be held at the Utah State Capitol
Salt Lake City – Representative Norm Thurston, in partnership with the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), will host a naturalization ceremony at 10 a.m. Tuesday, November 28 at the Utah State Capitol.
The keynote speaker Silvana Effio, news anchor and director at Telemundo Utah, will share her experience of becoming a U.S. citizen. Rep. Norm Thurston will serve as master of ceremonies. Laura McNeer, field office director for USCIS, will administer the Oath of Allegiance.
Carla Swensen-Haslam will perform the U.S. National Anthem. A video welcome message from President Donald Trump.
Following the ceremony, on-site voter registration will be available for the new U.S. citizens.
Rep. Norm Thurston, District 64
Silvana Effio, News Anchor and Director for Telemundo Utah
Laura McNeer, USCIS Field Office Director
U.S. Naturalization Ceremony
Utah State Capitol – Rotunda
350 State St., Salt Lake City, UT 84111
Tuesday, November 28, 2017, at 10 a.m.
New citizens will be available for interviews immediately following the ceremony. When photographing someone with their certificate, have the person cover up their number (top right) to protect their privacy.