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Video: Citizenship Ceremony in Willmar

June 6, 2012 in West Central Tribune

Eight students from the Willmar Adult Basic Education were awarded their citizenship certificates Wednesday along with seven GED graduates who received their diplomas during an evening ceremony. Continue Reading

Mount Rushmore to host naturalization ceremony

June 1, 2012 in The Daily Republic

RAPID CITY (AP) The U.S. District Court of South Dakota will hold a naturalization ceremony at Mount Rushmore on June 14.
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Burka ban: Burkas, other face coverings banned when new Canadians take oath of citizenship

December 12, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Starting today, there’s a burka ban at Canadian citizenship ceremonies. Continue Reading

Citizenship class gets grant

September 13, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON Worthington School District 518 Community Education is one of the three entities state-wide that started receiving part of a federal grant administered by the Minnesota Literacy Council (MLC) for long-term citizenship capacity building last year. Continue Reading

‘This land is your land': Flag-waving, singing children help usher new Americans into citizenship

April 15, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The new citizens come from Brazil, Burma, Bangladesh and Bosnia-Herzegovina, from Canada, China and Colombia, and from India, Germany, Malaya, Nicaragua, Rwanda, Hungary, Sierra Leon, Sudan, Mexico, Philippines, Uganda and the United Kingdom. Most were the only ones from their former countries, but seven were from Somalia and six from Mexico. Continue Reading

Hawaii governor seeks to reveal Obama birth info

December 28, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

Democratic Gov. Neil Abercrombie says he wants to find a way to release more information about President Barack Obama’s birth and dispel conspiracy theories that he was born elsewhere. Continue Reading

Republican senator in Louisiana says he backs birther lawsuits

July 13, 2010 in West Central Tribune

WASHINGTON – Republican Sen. David Vitter of Louisiana says he supports conservative organizations challenging President Barack Obama’s citizenship in court. Continue Reading

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