naturalization http://news.stlpublicradio.org en St. Louis Welcomes New Citizens On Eve Of July 4th http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/st-louis-welcomes-new-citizens-eve-july-4th <p>Just one day before the Fourth of July, St. Louis welcomed more than 50 new United States citizens.</p><p>The group took the oath of citizenship during an annual naturalization ceremony in the Old Courthouse in downtown St. Louis.&nbsp;</p><p>The immigrants came from 26 countries, including Vietnam, Nigeria, Nepal, Albania and Germany.</p><p>Congresswoman Ann Wagner of Missouri’s Second District was the guest speaker at the ceremony, which she said was her first.</p> Wed, 03 Jul 2013 21:52:35 +0000 Kristi Luther 27936 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org St. Louis Welcomes New Citizens On Eve Of July 4th New Citizens As First Time Voters http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/new-citizens-first-time-voters <p>Some of America’s newest voters in November will be people who were not born in this country but are newly naturalized citizens.&nbsp; Host Don Marsh talks with guests from the <a href="http://www.iistl.org/">International Institute of St. Louis</a> about the path to citizenship and with former students about the process.</p><p>Guests include:</p><ul><li>Anita Barker, Vice-President and Director of Education at the International Institute of St. Louis</li><li>Elina Fernandez, naturalized citizen and former student at the International Institute</li></ul> Wed, 17 Oct 2012 19:04:50 +0000 Alex Heuer, Mary Edwards & Don Marsh 5486 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org New Citizens As First Time Voters