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-------------------- Number of Mexicans gaining citizenship soars in 2007 --------------------
The figure rise nearly 50% from the year before, a federal report says. Officials cite a campaign by Spanish-language media and community groups, plus a desire to apply before a fee hike kicked in.
By Teresa Watanabe Los Angeles Times Staff Writer
July 11 2008
The number of Mexican-born immigrants who became U.S. citizens swelled by nearly 50% last year amid a massive campaign by Spanish-language media and immigrant advocacy groups to help eligible residents apply for citizenship, according to a government report released Thursday.
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