Colorado National Monument will host the naturalization ceremony for 34 new citizens

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GRAND JUNCTION, Colo (KKCO/KJCT)-- The Colorado National Monument will be the home of the naturalization ceremony for 34 new U.S. citizens next Wednesday, Sep. 18.

These citizens are from all across the Western Slope: Aspen, Avon, Basalt, Bayfield, Carbondale, Cortez, Crested Butte, Delta, Durango, Eagle, Garfield, Grand Junction, Gypsum, New Castle, Olathe, Pagosa Springs, Parachute, Rico, Rifle, Steamboat Springs and Telluride.

At the end of the ceremony, the new citizens will have the opportunity to go to the podium and describe and share their journey of becoming an American citizen.

This is just one ceremony of over 300 that will take place across the country, and it is estimated that over 34,000 people will be granted citizenship between September 13- September 23.

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