Omaha welcomes 50 new U.S. citizens from 25 countries
Miguel Angel Guzman Veliz closes his eyes as he listens to the national anthem during a ceremony for immigrants to be sworn in as U.S. citizens at the Gerald R. Ford Conservation Center in Omaha on Monday, July 15, 2013. Veliz is from Mexico.
Posted: Monday, July 15, 2013 12:00 am
Fifty new U.S. citizens inaugurated their American dreams Monday in the shadow of the Omaha birth site of the nation's 38th president.
The first chore for many of the newly minted citizens at the Gerald R. Ford Conservation Center was to get on with the business of being an American. They filled out voter registration forms.
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Monday, July 15, 2013 12:00 am.