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Marquette Law School hosts naturalization ceremony for 30 new U.S. citizens

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MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- There are 30 new American citizens in the Milwaukee area Tuesday. 

They became Americans at a ceremony at Marquette University. 

The naturalization ceremony was held in honor of Constitution Day, and it marks the end of the citizenship process for these applicants. 

Isimeli Ravia first came to this country from the Fiji islands in 2008.  "We've always heard of the land of opportunities, land of the free and home of the brave," he said. "And I interpret that as - I see the opportunities, I believe that in order to live freely and enjoy that freedom I must make brave decisions on behalf of my family, and this is one of them."

The magistrate who administered the Oath of Allegiance came to America from Haiti and became a citizen when she was 18 years old.

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