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January Naturalization Ceremony

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New U.S. citizen Rima Adel Abu-Hamdan, from Lebanon, holds her son Adam Abu-Hamdan ,2, today while her husband Maher Abu-Hamdan, back, follows.

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Citizenship-applause

New U.S. citizens Rima Adel Abu-Hamdan, left, from Lebanon, Osama Jawdat Al Souqui, center, from Jordan, and Ragheb Akram Assaly, right, applaud..

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Judge Jeff Helmick speaks to the new citizens.

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Martin Ginting, left, from Indonesia, accepts his certificate of citizenship from Judge Jeff Helmick, right.

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Citizenship-Edisson-Flores

Edisson Flores holds his son Jeremy Flores, 2, while he tries to take a picture of his wife Lizandra Flores, unpictured, become a U.S. citizen.

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Liliane Oliveira Pinheiro, from Brazil, has tears in her eyes as she says the Pledge of Allegiance.

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Shadi Zahedi, originally from Iran, left, Hesham Moris Ibrahim Youssef, from Epypt, center, and Tia Weber, from Georgia, right, are sworn in.

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Hesham Moris Ibrahim Youssef, from Epypt, center, and Tia Weber, from Georgia, right, are sworn in by Judge Jeff Helmick.

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Citizenship-Misha-Jacob-Warren

Keynote speaker Misha Jacob-Warren addresses the audience.

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