Travel to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, October 19, 2022
Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken traveled on October 19, 2022, to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
In Philadelphia, the Secretary, accompanied by Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Consular Affairs Douglass Benning, participated in the grand opening for the new Philadelphia Passport Agency and unveiled a mural honoring Robert N.C. Nix, Sr., the first African American to represent Pennsylvania in Congress and the namesake of the building. While at the Philadelphia Passport Agency, Secretary Blinken delivered remarks and administered the Oath of Allegiance at a naturalization ceremony, celebrating new U.S. citizens. The Secretary also observed the new U.S. passport facility operations and met with Department staff.
- October 19, 2022 Secretary Antony J. Blinken at the Opening of a New Philadelphia Passport Agency And at a U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Naturalization Ceremony
- October 19, 2022 Secretary Antony J. Blinken at the Unveiling of a Mural Dedicated to Former Congressman Robert N.C. Nix, Sr.
- October 18, 2022 Secretary Blinken’s Travel to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
- October 18, 2022 Public Schedule – October 19, 2022