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The changing face of citizenship

Standing together in Faneuil Hall, they raised their right hands: a nurse’s aide from Haiti, a National Guardsman from Cape Verde, and a giddy couple from Nigeria who later twirled outside with joy.

“We are citizens of the United States,” exulted Ted Onuoha, 33, looking to the sky earlier this month as his wife, Uchenna, 35, shivered next to him.

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