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Side Entrance: Citizenship Oath and Citizens Thursday

side entrance: The Slovenian immigrants, a former car dealer and textile factory worker, had been living in the U.S. as permanent residents, according to Toronto Star. First lady Melania Trump's parents were sworn in as U.S. citizens Thursday. Viktor and Amalija Knavs, both in their 70s, took the citizenship oath at a special, private ceremony in New York City. The Knavses slipped in and out of a side entrance at a Manhattan federal building flanked by Department of Homeland Security police. The couple's lawyer said they had travailed a wonderful journey. They said little other than Viktor telling a reporter thank you when she asked how they felt about becoming Americans. ( As reported in the news.