0825 loca NaturalizationHearing2.JPG

0825 loca NaturalizationHearing2.JPG

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From left, Kayla, 13, Jivka (a new citizen from the Czech Republic) and David Ellisan pose for pictures after the naturalization ceremony. Magistrate Judge David G. Bernthal presided over a mass naturalization ceremony on Friday, Aug. 24, 2012; 97 new citizens from 42 countries were sworn in at Lincoln Square Village in Urbana.

Photographer: 
Vanda Bidwell
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