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111 become US citizens at Mount Rushmore

June 15, 2012 in The Daily Republic

MOUNT RUSHMORE NATIONAL MEMORIAL (AP) People from about 40 nations became U.S. citizens during a naturalization ceremony at Mount Rushmore National Memorial in South Dakota on Flag Day.
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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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American dream becomes official for new citizens

September 19, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

For seven years, Tetyana Pribyshchuk has lived the American dream.
Now, she’ll be living out her dream as an American citizen.
Months of preparation and, for many, years of struggle came to fruition Monday for 36 people from 16 countries who took part in a naturalization ceremony at Minnesota State University- Moorhead. Continue Reading

OUR OPINION — The citizens’ challenge

July 3, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

“There are 100 civics questions on the naturalization test,” the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services website reports.
Care to take that challenge for yourself on this fine Fourth of July?
Here are 20 questions from the list of 100. 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