After spending the last 16 years in the United States, Lucy Chege, a Master’s degree holder, gave up her Kenyan citizenship.
At the Frida Kahlo event at the Cesar E. ChaÁvez National Monument in Keene, the nurse took an oath of loyalty to the U.S. Constitution alongside 29 other immigrants from nine different nations.Ye.
According to an article published in the Bakersfield Californian, one of the oldest newspapers in Kern County, she had to give up her native Kenya in order to be awarded US citizenship.
W. Patrick Lujan, acting director of the US Citizenship and Immigration Services’ Fresno Field Office, oversaw the ceremony and granted US citizenship to 30 recipients.
The swearing of an oath opened the ceremony.
Following the exercise’s completion, Lujan gave the group a ceremonial welcome to the US, where they will be treated as citizens for the remainder of their lives.
Lucy Chege acknowledged that she was no longer a Kenyan citizen in an interview with the publication.
The nurse, who had been residing in the nation for over 16 years, expressed her happiness at obtaining citizenship in an interview with a different media site.
She came to the US for the first time in 2007 to attend college. Later on, she earned a Master’s in Public Health.