2018-01-18 / Neighbors

A day to remember



From left, Amer and Farah Ogleh, 14 and 10 respectively of Biddeford with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Officers Megan Nelson and Elicia Fortier. Children citizenship ceremonies, unlike adult ceremonies, are not mandatory and are held as a way to create meaningful memories for children and recognize the work of their parents. The children celebrated at the Jan. 11 ceremony became citizens either through their parents’ naturalization process or adoption by a U.S. citizen. (Grant McPherson photo) From left, Amer and Farah Ogleh, 14 and 10 respectively of Biddeford with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Officers Megan Nelson and Elicia Fortier. Children citizenship ceremonies, unlike adult ceremonies, are not mandatory and are held as a way to create meaningful memories for children and recognize the work of their parents. The children celebrated at the Jan. 11 ceremony became citizens either through their parents’ naturalization process or adoption by a U.S. citizen. (Grant McPherson photo)

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