47 People From 20 Countries Become U.S. Citizens (VIDEO)

By Rachel Martin - 21Alive

July 11, 2014 Updated Jul 11, 2014 at 4:17 PM EST

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (21Alive) – Some good news coming out of Fort Wayne’s Federal District Court: 47 people from 20 different countries joined the ranks as Americans.

The U.S. District Court in downtown Fort Wayne held a U.S. Naturalization ceremony Friday. The court holds the ceremony once every other month.

Two women, who happen to be educators, have been in the country for years, but can finally call America home.

To find out what these women had to go through and how long it took them to become citizens, watch the video.




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