Children Of Naturalized Americans Become Official U.S. Citizens


Eighth grader Mike Radhames Guzman waits to receive his citizenship... News PhotoCertificate,Government,Grader,Horizontal,Human Interest,New York City,Office,People,Politics,Receiving,USA,WaitingPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2013 Getty ImagesNEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 19: Eighth grader Mike Radhames Guzman, 13, waits to receive his citizenship certificate at the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), office on February 19, 2013 in New York City. He immigrated from the Dominican Republic to the Bronx, New York City with his mother, who is a teacher's assistant and naturalizd American citizen. Almost 300 foreign-born children of naturalized Americans received citizenship certificates Tuesday at the USCIS center during the special event. Children of naturalized immigrants receive U.S. citizenship if they arrive to the United States as minors, but they must go through a process at USCIS to receive official citizenship documents proving they have become Americans. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)