An American citizen
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Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver

Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver with Schwarzenegger’s U.S. citizenship papers on Sept. 16, 1983.  (Wally Fong / Associated Press)
Shriver and Schwarzenegger outside St. Francis Xavier Church in Hyannis, Mass., after their wedding on April 26, 1986. (Associated Press)
Shriver and Schwarzenegger at the 2000 Oscars in Los Angeles. (Paul Morse / Los Angeles Times)
Shriver and Schwarzenegger celebrate his victory in the 2003 gubernatorial election. (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Schwarzenegger confers with Patricia Clarey in his Sacramento office in 2005. A painting of Shriver hangs in the background. (Robert Durell / Los Angeles Times)
Schwarzenegger and Shriver meet with the media after voting in Brentwood in 2006. (Anne Cusack / Los Angeles Times)