Thirty candidates for U.S. citizenship had their cases presented in Hartford Friday.
It was part of a special naturalization ceremony held at the Mark Twain House & Museum.
The Honorable Donna F. Martinez, United States Magistrate Judge, presided over the ceremony and Robert Wood, courtroom deputy, administered the Oath of Allegiance to the country's newest citizens.
The candidates came from Albania, Belgium, Bermuda, People's Republic of China, Colombia, Dominican Republic, India, Italy, Jamaica, Laos, Mexico, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, and Poland.
They'll be living in Berlin, Brookfield, Danbury, Danielson, East Granby, East Hartford, Farmington, Greenwich, Hartford, New Canaan, New Haven, New London, Norwich, Plainville, Simsbury, Unionville, Waterbury, West Hartford, and Winsted.
For more information on U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, head to its website here.
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