City of Tulsa hosts naturalization ceremony, welcomes 21 new Americans

TULSA, Okla. — The City of Tulsa began Welcoming Week by hosting a naturalization ceremony for 21 new Americans.

Men and women from Burma, Cameroon, El Salvador, India, Mexico, Pakistan, Sudan, and Vietnam took part in the ceremony.

Mayor G.T. Bynum spoke at the beginning of the ceremony and the Tulsa Fire Department presented the colors.

After the ceremony, members of the League of Women Voters of Metropolitan Tulsa helped the new citizens register to vote.

All 21 citizens received tickets to this Saturday’s FC Tulsa game. All 21 citizens will also be recognized at halftime.

Welcoming Week is a national movement aimed at celebrating inclusivity and diversity in the United States. You can find more information about local events here.