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Dozens become citizens at Federal Courthouse

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Forty-eight people from 32 different countries were ceremoniously taken in as United States citizens on Friday at the Federal Courthouse in Uptown Charlotte.

The countries include Bolivia, Burma, Cambodia, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Eritrea, Ghana, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, India, Iran, Iraq, Laos, Morocco, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Pakistan, Philippines, Russia, Sierra Leone, South Korea, Somalia, Sudan, Togo, Trinidad and Tobago, Ukraine and Vietnam.

Congressman Robert Pittenger, who is opposed to illegal immigration, was present to support those who legally became a naturalized citizen.

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