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Isles’ newest citizens especially grateful

  • DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Naila Khamisi, right, showed off her citizenship certificate Wednesday along with her husband, Jimi Khamisi, and their children, Naeem and Raheem. Naila Khamisi was one of 62 people who became American citizens Wednesday in a naturalization ceremony at Mission Memorial Auditorium in Honolulu.

  • DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM

    “I’m glad I made my citizenship before (President Donald Trump) makes any other changes.”

    Nataliia Kravchuk,

    Former citizen of Ukraine, shown with her daughter Sophia Ovcharuk, after the naturalization ceremony as husband Yaroslav Ovcharuk (not pictured) took photos from the side.

  • DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM

    New U.S. citizens took an oath of allegiance Wednesday at a naturalization ceremony at Mission Memorial Auditorium. The 62 are from 17 countries, with more than half from the Philippines.

Sixty-two people were naturalized into the United States during a ceremony in Honolulu Wednesday, becoming the newest citizens to reside in Donald Trump’s America. Read more

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