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Welcoming new U.S. citizens in St. Paul

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Naturalization program
Programs and information packets waited on rows of chairs at the Landmark Center cortile as immigrants filed in for a naturalization ceremony in St. Paul this morning.
MPR Photo/Tim Nelson

Nearly 400 people took the Oath of Allegiance in two naturalization ceremonies at Landmark Center in St. Paul, on Thursday, August 26, 2010. About 9,000 Minnesotans a year become citizens at similar ceremonies.