Friday, August 10, 2018

First Lady's Parents Become U.S. Citizens

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Amalija and Viktor Knavs, parents of first lady Melania Trump, walk on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, in June 2017.  

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NPR reports that First lady Melania Trump's Slovenian-born parents were sworn-in as U.S. citizens yesterday.  They immigrated based to the United States on family-based visas.  President Trump has derided family-based immigration as "chain migration."  Viktor and Amalija Knavs, both in their 70s, attending a private swearing-in ceremony in Manhattan, according to their lawyer, Michael Wildes.

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