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      20 to become citizens next month in Bakersfield ceremony

      {A href="http://www.bakersfieldnow.com/search?q=Bakersfield"}BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) Twenty Kern County residents will become naturalized U.S. citizens May 3.

      Officials with the Fresno office of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services will come to Bakersfield for a swearing-in ceremony. The soon-to-be American citizens hail from Mexico, El Salvador, Venezuela, Syria, Korea, the Philippines, the Dominican Republic and Peru, according to immigration officials.

      The ceremony takes place at 11:10 a.m. that day at the Bakersfield Adult School, 501 S. Mt. Vernon Ave.
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