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More than 100 people become U.S. citizens

May 10, 2019

Posted: May 10, 2019 7:12 PM
Updated: May 13, 2019 9:47 AM

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for news. i'm daniella oropeza. 112 people from 44 countries became u-s citizens during a naturalization ceremony at oxford high school this morning. wtva's wayne hereford was there and joins us live with how it went. that's right. chief judge sharion aycock told the new citizens that we may not all speak the same language. but from the smiles on their faces, she could tell they were that's right. chief judge sharion aycock told the new citizens that we may not all speak the same language. but from the smiles on their faces, she could tell they were all glad to be americans. mixed emotions." mixed emotions." "its an important event both "its an important event both today as you are becoming american citizens. but its been an important event in the history of our country." chief judge shairon aycock of the northern district of the chief judge shairon aycock of the northern district of the united states district court, set the stage for this naturalization ceremony. it was a very important day for those on hand themselves, their families, as well as students and faculty of the oxford school district. natsot "so all of yall stand and repeat after me" once they finally took their oath of citizenship administered by clerk of the northern district court david crews, they could relax as they had become american citizens. the keynote speaker talked about their lives now as american citizens. "tried to point out some of the challenges that lay ahead for these new citizens. to encourage them that to take these new citizens. to encourage them that to take part in the process of governing our democracy." their pride in becoming u.s. citizens was evident "i feel very happy sir. to become a citizen.' " i feel so amazing and i love to be in the united states." "proud ,relieved, happy, very many mixed emotions." the u.s. citizenship and immigration service naturalized more that 750-thousand people last year throughout the country. last year throughout the country. reporting live from oxford i'm wayne hereford wtva nine news
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