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) This article includes Maturey's reaction to becoming a U.S. citizen.

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