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(New US citizens are sworn in at the National Constitution Center.  Credit: Mark Abrams)

As Government Shutdown Ends, New Citizens Sworn In at Constitution Center

Forty-seven applicants from 32 countries across the globe raised their hands and recited in unison their allegiance to a new land.

10/17/2013

(New citizen Sopa Mguy.  Credit: Cherri Gregg)

New American Citizens Sworn In at Jewish History Museum, On Independence Mall

Forty-seven people, representing 29 countries, stood to take the oath of citizenship, renouncing allegiance to their former homelands, embracing America as their own.

05/15/2013

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Citizenship Day

September 17th was formerly called “I am an American Day” but in 1952 ‘Citizenship Day” became its official name. On that day those who seek citizenship are sworn in.

09/17/2012

(Tony Tran, seated at right, observes as his 102-year-old grandfather, Chat Tran, takes the oath of US citizenship.  Credit: Hadas Kuznits)

He Gains US Citizenship in Philadelphia on his 102nd Birthday

Chat Tran immigrated to the United States from Vietnam in 1999.

08/10/2012

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Sen. Bob Casey Irate Over Ex-Pat Gazillionaires Not Paying US Taxes

Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin renounced his US citizenship and now lives in Singapore. Interesting timing, says US Sen. Bob Casey.

05/17/2012

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