Media Advisory
For Immediate Release
August 2, 2018

Aundrea Peterson
Majority Director of Communications  

Naturalization Ceremony to be Held at the Capitol

Representative Norm Thurston, in partnership with the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), will host a naturalization ceremony at 10 a.m. Friday, August 3 at the Utah State Capitol.

Congresswomen Mia Love will give the welcoming remarks. Chris Mann will deliver the keynote. Chris is a business owner, designer and recently became 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.

A video welcome message from President Donald Trump.  Cytel Schults will sing the national anthem.

Following the ceremony, on-site voter registration will be available for the new U.S. citizens.

Rep. Norm Thurston, District 64
Congresswoman Mia Love, District 4
Chris Mann, business owner and designer
Laura McNeer, USCIS Field Office Director

Utah State Capitol ­– Rotunda
350 State St., Salt Lake City, UT 84111

Friday, August 3, 2018, 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.