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Obama to Celebrate July 4 with Naturalization Ceremony at White House

1:33 PM, Jul 3, 2012 • By DANIEL HALPER
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President Obama will celebrate July 4 tomorrow at the White House with a naturalization ceremony, the White House announced today. The president will be joined by Department of Homeland Security secretary Janet Napolitano.

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"On July 4, President Obama will deliver remarks at a naturalization ceremony for active duty service members in the East Room. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Director Alejandro Mayorkas will present the countries of the candidates for naturalization and Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano will deliver the oath of allegiance," a White House press release reads.

The event takes place just a few weeks after President Obama announced that his administration would be using prosecutorial discretion not to go after young illegal immigrants in this country who are in good standing.

Additionally, "the President and the First Lady will celebrate the Fourth of July by hosting military heroes and their families for an Independence Day celebration with a barbeque, concert and a view of fireworks on the South Lawn. Staff and their families from throughout the Administration will also attend this event for the concert and fireworks viewing," the White House previously announced.

The president is currently at Camp David with his family, where he's been since Saturday. He'll be returning to the White House tomorrow, July 4.

And on Thursday he will kick off a campaign bus tour across Ohio and Pennsylvania.

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