NATURALIZATION

100 People from More Than 30 Countries Become American Citizens

The largest number of immigrants came from Somalia and Iraq

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Minnesota just got a bit more diverse as about 100 people from over 30 countries were sworn in as American citizens. Ralf Mehnert–Meland, who’s originally from Germany, became a U.S. citizen 18 years ago, and now he gets to welcome the nation’s newest citizens in a full–circle moment. “I became a citizen a month after the attacks…

MSUM Welcomes New U.S. Citizens with Naturalization Ceremony

Over 100 new U.S. citizens from 34 different countries were naturalized at the ceremony

MOORHEAD, MN–MSUM is taking the time to welcome new U.S. citizens. Over 100 new U.S. citizens from 34 different countries were naturalized at MSUM’s Naturalization Ceremony. Individuals were asked to stand as their home countries were called. The United States District Court, District of Minnesota, naturalized the new citizens. Categories: Community, Minnesota News, Moorhead Tags: countries, minnesota, Minnesota State University…

Red River Valley Welcomes More Than 100 New Americans

Many new citizens look forward to voting

  MOORHEAD, Minn. — The U.S. District Court of Minnesota naturalized more than 100 new citizens from 24 different countries at MSUM. Everyone at the ceremony has been waiting three years or more for this day. They all needed to apply for a green card, take a citizenship test and take the oath of allegiance at the ceremony. Immigration services…

75 Immigrants Reach Milestone, Become New Americans at MSUM Ceremony

It's a day Zsofia Barandi has waited for more than four years

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Each year, about 700,000 people become naturalized in the United States. Becoming a New American is a very important milestone in an immigrant’s life. It’s a day Zsofia Barandi has waited for more than four years. “It’s an emotional day,” Barandi said. She said it is the start of a new beginning. “I’m very excited and I’m…