WCCO EYE4 LOGO WCCO Radio wcco-eye-red01, ww color red

Local

Head Of US Citizenship Office Swears In 80 People

View Comments

Get Breaking News First

Receive News, Politics, and Entertainment Headlines Each Morning.
Sign Up
Today's Most Popular Video
  1. It’s Nat’l Cheeseburger Day, So Here Are Our Favorites
  2. Lawyer: Peterson Case Would've Been More Difficult To Defend In MN
  3. Finding Minnesota: The Feline Fun House
  4. Good Question: What's The Best Way To Discipline Kids?
  5. Mpls. Pop Up Parks Taking Part In Nat’l Recycling Campaign

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The man who oversees the nation’s citizenship agency is helping 80 people in Minnesota take their oaths as American citizens.

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Director Alejandro Mayorkas prepared Saturday to lead back-to-back ceremonies at the Mall of America.

In the first, 39 children from 36 countries were being sworn in. They were adopted from abroad or derive their citizenship from their parents.

At the second gathering, 41 adult immigrants from 22 countries will take their oath of allegiance.

(© Copyright 2011 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 1,860 other followers