|A new American citizen
||[Jul. 5th, 2012|12:39 am]
Thoughtfully, this event's organizers had set up a public stage where people could optionally pose for a photograph with their family after they'd formally exchanged their old documentation (typically a Permanent Resident Card) for their final Certificate of Naturalization.
I have no idea who this is, but he seemed happy :)
[One thing I feel compelled to mention: in my last post I referred to "failed nations" where "failed states" would have been more accurate - I didn't want anyone to get "states" in that context confused with U.S. states, so I intentionally let that distinction slide.]