By Justin Udo
MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. (CBS) — Dozens of people from all over the world come together in new jersey to officially become US citizens.
Every year about 1 million people migrate into the United States.
“To have a better life, a better job, better future for me, my kids and my family.”
In 2010 Marica Garcia moved from the Philippines to United states in pursuit of that better life.
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She was one of 25 people naturalized during a ceremony Thursday morning at the Mount Holly Courthouse.
“Today is one of the happiest days of my life.”
Marica says it’s a surreal feeling to finally become a US citizens.
“I’m so excited, at the same time nervous because it’s a long process.”
Marica says she cannot wait to travel the country to see different places and meet new people.