Stories tagged: naturalization
UPDATED: Mon., May 1, 2017, 11:30 p.m.
Over 100 immigrants become American citizens in Spokane Valley ceremony
As people marched for immigration across the country on Monday, a federal judge oversaw 103 people from 41 different countries becoming Americans citizens during a naturalization ceremony at CenterPlace in …
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 7, 2017, 10:39 p.m.
Syrian man leads Pledge of Allegiance at citizenship event
Rohi Atassi was among 117 immigrants to become the newest American citizens during a Chicago naturalization ceremony Tuesday, but the Syrian dentist stood out among his peers.
Sun., Feb. 13, 2011
Legal refugees feel pinch as state assistance declines
OLYMPIA – For 18 years, Devi Prasai lived in a packed refugee camp after fleeing from ethnic tensions in his native Bhutan. Prasai waited for a chance at a better …
Tue., Sept. 28, 2010, 5:51 p.m.
Woman, 86, decides ‘it’s about time’ to become U.S. citizen
What a shame that Dan Surean didn’t live to see his lovely Mary finally become a U.S. citizen today.
Tue., May 1, 2007
One nation, 209 new citizens
Some came to the United States for riches, some for their faith, others for freedom. At Spokane’s Masonic Temple on Monday, there were at least 209 reasons to become American, …