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Secretary Salazar and Secretary Napolitano Recognize Madeleine Albright at Department of the Interior Naturalization Ceremony


September 23, 2011

Secretary Salazar, Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Director Alejandro Mayorkas welcomed 50 new U.S. citizens representing 29 countries at a naturalization ceremony in Washington, DC. During the ceremony, former Secretary of State Dr. Madeleine K. Albright was recognized for her significant contributions to her adopted country as an Outstanding American by Choice.


  • Former Secretary of State Madeleine K. Albright holding the Outstanding American by Choice Award with Secretary Salazar, Secretary Napolitano and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Director Mayorkas. Photo by Tami A. Heilemann-Office of Communications
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  • Secretary Salazar speaking at the ceremony. Photo by Tami A. Heilemann-Office of Communications
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  • Secretary Salazar, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, and U.S. Citizenship, Immigration Services Director Alejandro Mayorkas, Former Secretary Albright, and National Park Service Director Jarvis welcome new U.S. citizens on stage. Photo by Tami A. Heilemann-Office of Communications
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