22 Joyful Photos Of Immigrants Becoming American Citizens Before July 4th

From a baseball stadium in Atlanta to the New York Public Library, happiness at U.S. citizenship for more than 1,200 immigrants.

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1. The scene was Turner Field, home of the Atlanta Braves, as 1,094 citizens from 81 countries became citizens at a naturalization ceremony ahead of July 4.

AP Photo/David Goldman

Hector Colon, left, and Victor Duran, right, both of the Dominican Republic, waved American flags.

Adrian Carrasquillo is the White House correspondent for BuzzFeed News and is based in Washington, DC.

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