Login for full access to ABQJournal.com

New Users: Subscribe here


Albuquerque News

Standing in front of an enthusiastic group of family and friends with cameras, Vy Huynh Truc Nguyen, bottom right, and Setayesh Fakhimi, bottom left, along with the other new U.S. citizens, hold their citizenship certificates after taking their oaths of allegiance during a naturalization ceremony for young people at the Albuquerque Museum on Friday in Albuquerque, N.M. (Marla Brose/Albuquerque Journal)

U.S. welcomes about 50 new citizens

A group of about 50 young and old added to the melting pot and took the Oath of Allegiance on Friday, formally becoming U.S. citizens.

Jeremy Reynalds and Elma Cabug were all smiles for this photo, taken days before their wedding day Friday. The couple waited a year for Cabug's visa to be approved so she could come to the United States. (Courtesy of Jeremy Reynalds)

Going the distance for love

Couple jumps through bureaucratic hoops and untangles red tape from three different countries to get married