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59 Area Immigrants Officially Become American Citizens


It was a big day for immigrants at the George Washington Carver National Monument. 59 people took the oath of allegiance and officially became US citizens. They came from all over the world. Countries such as Australia, Bolivia, Burma, Cameroon, Canada, People's Republic of China, Colombia, El Salvador, Guatemala, India, Indonesia, Israel, Laos, Malaysia, Mexico, Moldova, Morocco, Pakistan, Peru, Philippines, Romania, Somalia, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Kingdom and Vietnam. The special guest speaker was Dr. Andrew Manu. Dr. Manu is the current President of the Association of African Agricultural Professionals in the Diaspora. He is originally from Ghana. Dr. Manu is currently employed at Iowa State University where he was appointed as the George Washington Carver Endowed Chair.  As American citizens -- they'll now have the right to vote, run for public office and travel with a US passport.

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