America's Newest Citizens Take Oath of Allegiance in Camden July 4th

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CAMDEN, N.J. -

In honor of Independence Day, officials with the Battleship New Jersey held a special event to welcome America's newest citizens.

On Wednesday, during their Fourth of July festivities, Battleship New Jersey officials, along with Senator Cory Booker, held a naturalization ceremony aboard the ship.

Forty-four people from 26 different countries ranging from Bangladesh to Vietnam were administered the Oath of Allegiance to officially bring their road to citizenship to an end.

Following the ceremony, guests were able to tour the ship and watch the fireworks over the Camden Waterfront from the ship's forward deck.

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