A Nation Engaged: New Americans Discuss Citizenship And Vision For Next President

Oct 13, 2016

Illinois’ capital city recently hosted its final naturalization ceremony before this year’s election.  Fifty-eight men and women entered Springfield’s old state capitol as citizens of 30 nations.  An hour later, they left as citizens of one. 

WNIJ continues the series, A Nation Engaged, by asking these new citizens two questions:  What does it mean to be an American, and what can the next president do to advance your vision?