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New U.S. Citizens Take Oath In Phoenix — Amid Tense Political Climate

More than a million people will be sworn-in as new U.S. citizens this year, thousands of them here in Arizona. But with talk from the Trump administration of building walls, repealing the President Barack Obama’s executive order known as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and capping limits on legal immigrants entering the country, those numbers could soon be on the decline.

At a recent naturalization ceremony in Phoenix, we heard how the newest Americans are being welcomed in the current political climate.


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Phil Latzman is an award-winning digital journalist and broadcast professional with over 25 years of experience covering news and sports on a multitude of platforms.