YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WYTV) – There are 17 new Americans in the area on Wednesday.
Mahoning County Clerk of Courts Tony Vivo gave the oath of citizenship to applicants from ten different countries.
Judge R-Scott Krichbaum presided over the ceremony. It was one of eight ceremonies held by the clerk’s office every year.
The new citizens had to complete a rigorous process to get to this point, including federal background checks and an exam.