2018-07-11 / Front Page

New Citizens Welcomed

Sauder Village hosted the annual Fourth of July Naturalization Ceremony, in which over 70 men and women from foreign lands took the oath to become new citizens of the United States of America. Above: James R. Knepp II, United States District Court judge, speaks to both the new citizens and the gathered crowd. Left: Einstein Francis, Archbold, spoke of his experiences as a naturalized American. He and his wife, Nisha, became U.S. citizens in 2014.– photos by David Pugh


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