Krystal Ford of Garrison, a native of Montreal, was one of 48 Putnam County residents from 25 countries* who took the Oath of Allegiance to become U.S. citizens during a ceremony at the Historic Courthouse in Carmel on June 27.
For information on applying for citizenship, see usa.gov/become-us-citizen. You must have a green card for at least five years or, if you are married to a U.S. citizen, for at least three years, before you can apply.
*Brazil, Canada (2), China (3), Dominican Republic (2), Ecuador (4), Egypt, El Salvador, Georgia (2), Greece, Guatemala (7), India (2), Ireland, Jordan (2), Kosovo (3), Mexico (5), Morocco, Pakistan, the Philippines, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, South Korea, Ukraine, United KingdomDid you find this article useful or informative? Please consider a donation to support our work. Even $5 a month, charged automatically to your credit card, would be terrific. We are able to provide this website and our weekly print paper free to the community -- and pay our writers, photographers and editors for their hard work -- because of the generosity of readers like you.