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The nation's newest citizens rejoice in New York City

Here are portraits of some of the almost 300 foreign-born children of naturalized immigrants who recently received citizenship certificates at the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services office in New York City. Children of naturalized immigrants eventually can receive U.S. citizenship if they arrived in the country as a minor, but they must go through a process at USCIS to receive official citizenship documents. (Feb. 19, 2013)

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