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Outstanding American by Choice is an award given to naturalized U.S. citizens "who have achieved [...] extraordinary things"[1] by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) of the United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS).[2] It was established in January 2006 by Emilio T. Gonzalez, then the director of USCIS.[3] As of 2018, about 130 awards have been given.

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AwardeesEdit

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USCIS Director Emilio T. Gonzalez with military recipients on September 24, 2007

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Geddes, William (November 21, 2017). "Army Reserve Soldier Receives American By Choice Award". United States Army. Retrieved June 21, 2018.
  2. ^ "Outstanding Americans By Choice Archives". U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. Retrieved June 21, 2018.
  3. ^ Boone, Dana (April 20, 2006). "Rwandan refugee receives award for her civic works". The Des Moines Register. p. 14. Retrieved June 21, 2018 – via Newspapers.com.
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t "2006 Outstanding American by Choice Recipients". U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. Retrieved June 21, 2018.
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad "2007 Outstanding American by Choice Recipients". U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. Retrieved June 21, 2018.
  6. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m "2008 Outstanding American by Choice Recipients". U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. Retrieved June 21, 2018.
  7. ^ a b c d e f g h "2009 Outstanding American by Choice Recipients". U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. Retrieved June 21, 2018.
  8. ^ a b c d e f g h "2010 Outstanding American by Choice Recipients". U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. Retrieved June 21, 2018.
  9. ^ a b c d e f g h i "2011 Outstanding American by Choice Recipients". U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. Retrieved June 21, 2018.
  10. ^ a b c d e f g h "2012 Outstanding American by Choice Recipients". U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. Retrieved June 21, 2018.
  11. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k "2013 Outstanding American by Choice Recipients". U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. Retrieved June 21, 2018.
  12. ^ a b c "2014 Outstanding American by Choice Recipients". U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. Retrieved June 21, 2018.
  13. ^ a b c d e f g "2015 Outstanding American by Choice Recipients". U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. Retrieved June 21, 2018.
  14. ^ a b c d e f g "2016 Outstanding American by Choice Recipients". U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. Retrieved June 21, 2018.
  15. ^ a b "2017 Outstanding American by Choice Recipients". U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. Retrieved June 21, 2018.