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American-born citizens try their hand at U.S. citizenship test

Part of becoming a citizen is taking a test. Topics range from current government to United States history.
Francisco Benito Polanco Delarosa, pictured in uniform, was one of several naturalized today aboard USS North Carolina.
10 months ago
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Retired soldier among group honored at naturalization ceremony

A man born in the Dominican Republic joined the Army following the September 11 terrorist attacks. Today, more than 14 years later, that man is now an American citizen.
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1 year ago
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128 new U.S. citizens celebrate in Southport

Fourth of July weekend 128 people from all over the world became American citizens.
More than 150 become US citizens at Naturalization Ceremony
5 years ago
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More than 150 become US citizens at Naturalization Ceremony

The week leading up to America's birthday saw more than 24,000 immigrants become United States citizens across the globe. More than 150 candidates took their oath of allegiance Sunday afternoon in Southport.
ONLY ON 3: New US citizen distracted by chaos in Egypt
5 years ago
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ONLY ON 3: New US citizen distracted by chaos in Egypt

With all the chaos in Egypt, folks from around the world are concerned with the situation. For Karim Elfahla, the chaos in his homeland was a distraction during what should be one of the biggest days of his life, as he took the oath of citizenship in the United States.
New citizens take oath in Southport
6 years ago
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New citizens take oath in Southport

July 4. What a day to become a US citizen. In Southport yesterday, 125 people celebrated America's birthday by doing just that. It was the largest group of new citizens ever participate in the Southport ceremony.
Southport welcomes new US citizens
7 years ago
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Southport welcomes new US citizens

Independence Day will take on new meaning for many North Carolina residents. Friday's the day they become US citizens.