YOSEMITE – Sixty-five people will become naturalized United States citizens at Yosemite’s famous overlook on Thursday, June 27, at 11 a.m. This special ceremony commemorates Independence Day and being a U.S. Citizen.
The ceremony will feature Yosemite Superintendent Don Neubacher and representatives from the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services providing remarks and administering the Oath of Allegiance to the new citizens.
The diverse group of newly naturalized citizens hail from around the world, including the countries of Mexico, Fiji, Cambodia, Russia, Guatemala, and many others.
The new citizens will be joined by their family and friends as they celebrate the end of their journey of becoming American citizens.
The ceremony will take place at the Glacier Point Amphitheatre in Yosemite National Park.
Parking is available on site, and everyone is encouraged to please arrive early.
Highlights of the event will include Yosemite’s Mounted Patrol conducting the flag ceremony, and of course, spectacular views of Yosemite National Park from Glacier Point.