Children Of Naturalized Americans Become Official U.S. Citizens

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Otis Hemmings born in Jamaica, waits to receive his American... News PhotoCertificate,Government,Horizontal,Human Interest,Jamaica,New York City,Office,People,Politics,Receiving,USA,WaitingPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2013 Getty ImagesNEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 19: Otis Hemmings, 41, born in Jamaica, waits to receive his American citizenship certificate at the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), office on February 19, 2013 in New York City. He said he was brought to the United States by his parents when he was 7 years old, but only applied decades later for his U.S. citizenship papers. 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)