ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) – Federal immigration officials say metro Atlanta residents from seven countries are set to become American citizens.

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services spokeswoman Ana Santiago says metro Atlanta residents from Belize, Colombia, Ghana, Honduras, Kyrgyzstan, Mexico, the Philippines and St. Lucia will be sworn as American citizens Saturday.

Santiago says the 13 candidates for citizenship will be sworn in by regional immigration director Denise Frazier. The ceremony begins at 11 a.m. at Stone Mountain Park on Robert E. Lee Boulevard.


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