Children Of Naturalized Americans Become Official U.S. Citizens : News Photo

Children Of Naturalized Americans Become Official U.S. Citizens

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NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 19: Ninth grader Shifa Jahan, 14, born in Bangladesh, waits to take the oath of allegiance to the United States at the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), office on February 19, 2013 in New York City. Her father Mohammed Firoz, is a naturalized American from Bangladesh working in construction, and they live in Brooklyn, New York. Almost 300 foreign-born children of naturalized immigrants 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)
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NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 19: Ninth grader Shifa Jahan, 14, born in Bangladesh, waits to take the oath of allegiance to the United States at the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), office on February 19, 2013 in New York City. Her father Mohammed Firoz, is a naturalized American from Bangladesh working in construction, and they live in Brooklyn, New York. Almost 300 foreign-born children of naturalized immigrants 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)
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Ninth grader Shifa Jahan born in Bangladesh waits to take the oath of... News Photo 162201658Bangladesh,Government,Grader,Human Interest,New York City,Newborn,Ninth,Oath,Office,People,Politics,Taking,USA,Vertical,WaitingPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2013 Getty ImagesNEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 19: Ninth grader Shifa Jahan, 14, born in Bangladesh, waits to take the oath of allegiance to the United States at the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), office on February 19, 2013 in New York City. Her father Mohammed Firoz, is a naturalized American from Bangladesh working in construction, and they live in Brooklyn, New York. Almost 300 foreign-born children of naturalized immigrants 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)