Citizenship students and new citizens can participate in USCIS New Year’s video greeting!

send in a video of yourself wishing the world a happy new year

Calling naturalized citizens and permanent residents!

Join USCIS in wishing the world a Happy New Year in 2016. It’s easy to participate:

  1. By Dec. 28, record a short video clip of yourself, your family or a group saying one of the following (replace “X” with your home country):
    • "Happy new year from an American from X."
    • "Happy new year from a permanent resident from X."
  2. Post the video on YouTube or Twitter using #USCISvideo or leave the link in a comment on our blog. ( 

USCIS will compile your clips into a single video and on Dec. 31, you’ll be part of wishing the world a happy 2016!


[This notice appeared on the USCIS blog website today. You can go to it directly  at or see the video invitation on Youtube: ]