In a special ceremony dedicated to Women's History Month, nearly five dozen women took the Oath of Allegiance to become American citizens.
The women represented 27 different countries in a ceremony at the WMU-Cooley Law School in Riverview.
Those women were from:
- China, People's Republic of
- Dominican Republic
- United Kingdom
Rimma Magdessian of Russia moved to the United States when she was 19.
It has taken her 22 years to become a citizen, "I can't describe in words, I'm just so happy," she said.
Magdessian has a six-year-old son with her husband whom she met in the U.S.
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