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New U.S. Citizens Welcomed At Ceremony In Charleston
Reported by: Jeff Morris
Videographer: Troy Morgan
Web Producer: Jeff Morris
Reported: Feb. 4, 2013 2:29 PM EST
Updated: Feb. 5, 2013 10:20 AM EST
Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia
Sixty-seven people were granted a new title Monday that they can be proud of – United States citizen.
The new citizens were sworn in during a naturalization ceremony at the Charleston federal courthouse. U.S. District Judge Joseph Goodwin presided over the ceremony.
Several patriotic songs were performed during the ceremony and a favorite of mountaineers, “Country Roads.” John Brawley Post No. 20 was there to assist with the pledge of the allegiance to the flag and the retirement of colors. The Woman’s Club of Charleston served refreshments.
Following is a list of the new citizens and their country of origin:
Marwa Aboelmagd, Egypt; Meena Harish Anada, India; Graham Andreae, United Kingdom; Sophia Hao Andros, Vietnam; Luis Arauza Martinez, Mexico; Ganesh Asaithambi, India; Soledad Veronica Barrea Caamano, Chile; Alberto Marcel Coustasse Hencke, Chile; Vani Bellamkonda, India; Nagarjuna Rao Nagisetty, India; Luz Edith Bennett, Colombia; Bilal Boulali, Morocco; Karima Boulali, Morocco; Mark Adotey Buckman, Ghana; Jose Anotio Carrascal Cantillo, Colombia; Francia Gomez Castro, Columbia; Glorible Carmela Balrero Dalida, Philippines; and Roger Albaladejo Dalida, Philippines.
Burcu Delph, Turkey; Dipinti Dixon, Nepal, Ya Yun Dong, People’s ROC; Bin Jiang, People’s ROC; Richard Daniel Egleton, United Kingdom; Lea Grace Ramos Famularcano, Philippines; Mary Ann Alino Fernandez, Philippines; Samanda Loren Ferreyra Felix De Adams, Peru; Ulrike Mickey Frashure, Germany; Jin Fei Gao, People’s ROC; Aditi Shankarrarao Girme, India; Yogesh Suresh Rege, India; David Tiscareno Gonzalez, Mexico; and John Kalim, Haiti.
Doohee Lee, South Korea; Charlene Rein, People’s ROC; Zeng Yu Lin, People’s ROC; Maria Guadalupe Lopez Marti, Argentina; Damian Silbermins, Argentina; Lester Alonso Lozano Aguirre, Nicaragua; Maria Del Rosario Munoz, Mexico; Majed Mhd Amin Nakaweh, Syria; Malathi Nandigama, India; Ashok Kumar Patnaik, India; Kim Nguyen, Vietnam; Mai Thao Cao Thanh Nguyen, Vietnam; Minh Vi Nhan, Vietnam; Chibuzor Paul Okeke, Nigeria; Basma Michael Orfalli, Jordan; Ahmet Vedat Ozsever, Turkey; Avani Patel, India; and Lukasz Anthony Rostocki, Canada.
Amela Sahuric, Bosnia-Herzegovina; Helen Salman, Jordan; Muhammad Shehroze, Pakistan; Bertha Solis Garcia, Mexico; Corazon Dabu Stolper, Philippines; Xiaoping Sun, Canada; Andrew Tak, Netherlands; Linh Amy Tang, Vietnam; Rochelle Rosario Tinio, Philippines; Kiarash Tirandazi, Iran; Natnael Rufael Ume, Ethipia; Melba Esther Vargas, Costa Rica; Lang Kim Wandling, Vietnam; Anna Mikhailovna Wilson, Russia; Yun Xu, People’s ROC; Ulya Altmis Young, Turkey; and Ying Zhu, People’s ROC.
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