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Young People To Be Recognized In Virginia As U.S. Citizens

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WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — Children of recently naturalized U.S. citizens will be recognized at a citizenship ceremony this week in Williamsburg.

Saturday’s event at the Jamestown Settlement history museum will include 26 people ages 9 to 20 from 18 countries.

The event is open to the public, although seating is limited.

Individuals who were younger than 18 at the time their parents were naturalized are entitled to a certificate of citizenship. Those age 14 and over are required to take the oath of allegiance before a U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services officer.

A guided tour of Jamestown Settlement will be held following the ceremony. Jamestown was America’s first permanent European settlement.

(© Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

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