Family and friends watched proudly as their loved ones took part in the naturalization ceremony at the Erie federal courthouse.
Several different countries were represented with many of the immigrants escaping refugee camps to come to America.
Officials on hand say seeing the American dream come to fruition is an experience they won't forget.
Another naturalization ceremony will take place this afternoon at the Erie federal courthouse where nearly 50 more immigrants will become citizens.
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