Mayor Makes Keynote Address at Naturalization Ceremony

Mayor Lee delivered the keynote address at the naturalization ceremony held at Eastgate Elementary School on February 27, 2013.

Bellevue Mayor Conrad Lee, himself a naturalized citizen, told students and the new citizens, “We are all one nation.  We all share one thing in common:  We are all Americans!”  Lee immigrated to the US in the 1960s from China and his children attended and graduated from the Bellevue School District.  New citizens, their families and students also watched a special video message from President Obama, who …

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Mayor Lee: Thoughts on Eastside Immigration

Excerpts from Mayor Lee’s interview with Michelle Tolfa of Seattle Magazine for a future feature article on immigration on the Eastside:  

I was born in China, raised in Hong Kong, came to the States in 1958, graduated with a B.S. in engineering from University of Michigan in 1962, and came to Seattle to work for Boeing. I was elected to Bellevue City Council in 1994 and Mayor in 2012.

Would you say that the quality of schools and education in Bellevue is a large part of …

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