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New citizens naturalized in East Wenatchee ceremony

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The original version of this story contained incorrect information about ligibility reqirements for becoming a U.S. citizen. The error has been corrected.

EAST WENATCHEE — They came from Mexico, El Salvador, Rwanda and Ukraine.

They worked here legally, some for five years, others for 25 years.

On Thursday, 50 North Central Washington residents became new U.S. citizens in a standing-room-only service at the East Wenatchee city hall courtroom.

At least half of them were older than 50 years. Eight were…

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