PBS NewsHour

Naturalized Americans on what citizenship means to them

Clip: 08/01/2019 | 4m 48s Video has closed captioning.

President Trump’s language about immigration and lawmakers of color has sparked a national conversation about racism and xenophobia. But every year, hundreds of thousands make their way to the U.S. and begin the rigorous process of becoming citizens. We talk to newly minted Americans at a Virginia naturalization ceremony about what the milestone means during this politically charged time.

Aired: 08/01/19

Rating: NR

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