Elia Guzman de Estrada
Wow! 99-Year-Old Woman Becomes U.S. Citizen
By Latina Staff | 08/20/2013 - 15:00

It's never too late to go after a dream, and Elia Guzman de Estrada shows us that. The 99-year-old Mexican immigrant was recently sworn in as a U.S. citizen in Texas, reports KVEO newscenter. 

"I am very emotional. I have so much joy that the emotion makes me cry," said Estrada.

Family members including daughters, granddaughters, grandsons and great-granddaughters joined Elia as she was given citizenship.


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Ted Cruz to Renounce Canadian Citizenship
Ted Cruz to Renounce Canadian Citizenship
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 08/20/2013 - 10:47

For those who may not be aware, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz currently holds dual citizenship in Canada and the United States.

According to Fox News Latino, the Senator announced on Monday that he will be renouncing his Canadian citizenship.


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Children of Immigrants Don't Know They're Already U.S. Citzens
Many Children of Immigrants Don’t Know They’re Already U.S. Citizens
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 08/15/2013 - 09:15

We meet them in school, on the job and on the streets -- the young Latino who was born here, but has lived their life undocumented.

According to the Latin American Herald Tribune, this is the case with many Latinos who were born in this country to undocumented immigrant parents.

LAHT reports that this population of people living undocumented find out they are already U.S. citizens once they begin the process of regularizing their immigration situation.


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