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Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Citizenship

Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Citizenship

News stories too often cast a dark shadow on the issue of immigration, so it was wonderful to see the media spotlight recently catch a citizenship ceremony in New York City. The inspiring event was held at the New-York Historical Society, on April 10, 2018, and I had the good fortune to be invited. There were 201 candidates, representing 59 different countries — from Albania to Zambia. Excited friends and family members packed into the balconies to cheer them on. Not only was this gathering large and diverse, but there was a surprise guest: Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

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