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  Tamuz 12, 5780 , 04/07/20

Chicago mayor calls for remote citizenship oath taking ceremonies

Chicago mayor Lori Lightfoot said new immigrants to the US should be allowed to participate in remote oath-taking ceremonies due to the spread of the caronavirus crisis in the country.

"Joining NYC Mayor [de Blasio], Mayor of LA, and other mayors to call on the US Citizens Immigration Service to hold remote oath ceremonies so citizenship is accessible for New Americans during the COVID-19 crisis," she tweeted.

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