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Monday, October 25, 2010
In the News: Eulalia Garcia Maturey becomes a U.S. citizen with help of 69-year-old document
The following articles tell the story of
Eulalia Garcia Maturey, who became a U.S. citizen 101 years after arriving in Brownsville, Texas in her mother's arms.
Woman, 101, to become U.S. citizen with help of 69-year-old document
(CNN, October 12, 2010)
This article includes a photograph of Maturey with the "Legal Entry" document that she received in 1941. Government officials used information from this document to locate her Legal Permanent Resident documents.
101-year-old woman takes oath to become American
(Brownsville Herald, October 13, 2010)
includes Maturey's reaction to becoming a U.S. citizen.
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