Naturalization Ceremony

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Over 30 people from around the world participate in a Naturalization Ceremony overseen by Magistrate Judge Scott Oravec of Fairbanks at the Robert Boochever Federal Courthouse in Juneau on Friday, Aug. 25, 2017.

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New United States citizens pose with Magistrate Judge Scott Oravec of Fairbanks after a Naturalization Ceremony at the Robert Boochever Federal Courthouse in Juneau on Friday, Aug. 25, 2017.

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Marisol Ortiz Torres holds her new national flag during a Naturalization Ceremony at the Robert Boochever Federal Courthouse in Juneau on Friday, Aug. 25, 2017.

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Over 30 people from around the world participate in a Naturalization Ceremony overseen by Magistrate Judge Scott Oravec of Fairbanks at the Robert Boochever Federal Courthouse in Juneau on Friday, Aug. 25, 2017.

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Over 30 people from around the world participate in a Naturalization Ceremony overseen by Magistrate Judge Scott Oravec of Fairbanks at the Robert Boochever Federal Courthouse in Juneau on Friday, Aug. 25, 2017.

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Hakan Sebcioglu hold a national flag and poses with his daughter, Zeren, 8, during a Naturalization Ceremony at the Robert Boochever Federal Courthouse in Juneau on Friday, Aug. 25, 2017.

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Over 30 people from around the world participate in a Naturalization Ceremony overseen by Magistrate Judge Scott Oravec of Fairbanks at the Robert Boochever Federal Courthouse in Juneau on Friday, Aug. 25, 2017.

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Judicial Assistant Steve Hildebrand introduces about 30 people from around the world to the courtroom before a Naturalization Ceremony overseen by Magistrate Judge Scott Oravec of Fairbanks at the Robert Boochever Federal Courthouse in Juneau on Friday, Aug. 25, 2017.

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Over 30 people from around the world participate in a Naturalization Ceremony overseen by Magistrate Judge Scott Oravec of Fairbanks at the Robert Boochever Federal Courthouse in Juneau on Friday, Aug. 25, 2017.

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Over 30 people from around the world participate in a Naturalization Ceremony overseen by Magistrate Judge Scott Oravec of Fairbanks at the Robert Boochever Federal Courthouse in Juneau on Friday, Aug. 25, 2017.

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Connie McKenzie, representing Juneau's delegation of elected State officials, welcomes more than 30 people from around the world participating in a Naturalization Ceremony overseen by Magistrate Judge Scott Oravec of Fairbanks at the Robert Boochever Federal Courthouse in Juneau on Friday, Aug. 25, 2017.

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Over 30 people from around the world participate in a Naturalization Ceremony overseen by Magistrate Judge Scott Oravec of Fairbanks at the Robert Boochever Federal Courthouse in Juneau on Friday, Aug. 25, 2017.

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Jason Africano, originally from the Philippines, is congratulated by Immigration Services Officer Eric Dixon, left, during a Naturalization Ceremony overseen by Magistrate Judge Scott Oravec of Fairbanks, right, at the Robert Boochever Federal Courthouse in Juneau on Friday, Aug. 25, 2017.

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Marisol Tosses waves national flag during a Naturalization Ceremony at the Robert Boochever Federal Courthouse in Juneau on Friday, Aug. 25, 2017.

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Over 30 people from around the world participate in a Naturalization Ceremony overseen by Magistrate Judge Scott Oravec of Fairbanks at the Robert Boochever Federal Courthouse in Juneau on Friday, Aug. 25, 2017.

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Over 30 people from around the world participate in a Naturalization Ceremony overseen by Magistrate Judge Scott Oravec of Fairbanks at the Robert Boochever Federal Courthouse in Juneau on Friday, Aug. 25, 2017.

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Over 30 people from around the world participate in a Naturalization Ceremony overseen by Magistrate Judge Scott Oravec of Fairbanks at the Robert Boochever Federal Courthouse in Juneau on Friday, Aug. 25, 2017.

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Patricia Hull sing "America the Beauiful" as more than 30 people from around the world participate in a Naturalization Ceremony overseen by Magistrate Judge Scott Oravec of Fairbanks at the Robert Boochever Federal Courthouse in Juneau on Friday, Aug. 25, 2017.

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Over 30 people from around the world participate in a Naturalization Ceremony overseen by Magistrate Judge Scott Oravec of Fairbanks at the Robert Boochever Federal Courthouse in Juneau on Friday, Aug. 25, 2017.

Description

On Friday, Aug. 25, 2017, more than 30 immigrants took their oaths to become U.S. citizens in the Robert Boochever Courthouse in Juneau.

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Photos by Michael Penn | Juneau Empire

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