Ceremony at Salt Lake City courthouse welcomes nearly 150 new U.S. citizens

Posted at 5:23 PM, Dec 05, 2014
and last updated 2014-12-05 19:23:44-05

SALT LAKE CITY – It is estimated that nearly 800,000 immigrants became naturalized citizens of the United States of America in 2013, and on Friday there were several dozen more.

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services Department welcomed nearly 150 citizens in a ceremony at the federal courthouse in Salt Lake City Friday.

FOX 13 News’ Dave Nemeth has more on the story as well as footage from the swearing in, see the video above for his report.