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Becoming a U.S. citizen in the time of Trump

Omar Ibrahim, center right, and Yuanhao Zhuge, center left, take the oath of allegiance during a naturalization ceremony at Dunn Elementary in Fort Collins, Colo., on Feb. 3, 2017. Twenty-six people from 13 countries became U.S. citizens at the ceremony.

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Sameen Abbasi shows off her paperwork during a naturalization ceremony at Dunn Elementary in Fort Collins, Colo.

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U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services District Director Kristi Barrows conducts a final paperwork check with Jesus Barraza before his naturalization ceremony in Fort Collins, Colo.

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Fifth-grader Aubrey First escorts Sameen Abbassi during a naturalization ceremony at Dunn Elementary in Fort Collins, Colo., on Feb. 3, 2017.

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Jill Connell conducts “The Star-Spangled Banner” during a naturalization ceremony at Dunn Elementary in Fort Collins, Colo., on Feb. 3, 2017. Twenty-six people from 13 countries became U.S. citizens at the ceremony.

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Father and son Jesus Barraza, center left, and Jesus Barraza Hernandez Jr. celebrate after taking the oath of allegiance at a naturalization ceremony in Fort Collins, Colo.

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New U.S. citizen Jesus Barraza hugs Lesley Barraza at the conclusion of a naturalization ceremony Feb. 3, 2017, in Fort Collins, Colo.

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