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Haiti – USA: At 103 years old, a Haitian woman becomes an American citizen

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Haiti – USA: At 103 years old, a Haitian woman becomes an American citizen
06/16/2019 09:18:31

Friday June 14, Flag Day, Andrea Joseph, a 103-year-old Haitian woman born August 15, 1915 in Jacmel, Haiti, arrived in Florida (USA) as a permanent resident in 1988 and became an American citizen.

Andrea Joseph was sworn in in front of friends and family at a naturalization ceremony in Miami proving alongside 150 other people applying to become naturalized U.S. citizens, that it’s never too late to achieve the American dream.

Andrea Joseph proudly shows off her papers after becoming a U.S. citizen at the age of 103 on Friday. She was sworn in in front of friends and family at a naturalization ceremony in Miami

“We obviously didn’t think it would ever happen. It’s a great achievement for my grandmother. […] To make this happen today, June 14, we are thrilled and delighted with this achievement, ”said her granddaughter, Mildred Ogé.

Miami-Dade District 2 Commissioner Jean Monestime, an American of Haitian descent from St. Louis North, also congratulated Andrea Joseph on his new citizenship.

S / HaitiLibre


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