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Norma Gallegos: Helping thousands through the immigration process

WENATCHEE — In 2010, immigration officials asked Norma Gallegos for help reaching immigrants who qualified for citizenship. Twelve years later, she’s shepherded a few thousand through naturalization.

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Norma Gallegos organizes books and citizenship material at the front desk of Hand in Hand Immigration Services in Wenatchee.

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Norma Gallegos is the program director for Hand in Hand Immigration Services, which offers citizenship and civic education classes.

Pete O'Cain: (509) 664-7152 or

on Twitter@peterocain

World news editor

Pete O’Cain is a graduate of Central Washington University, served in the Marines Corps and covers public safety in Chelan and Douglas counties. He also leads The Wenatchee World’s wildfire coverage.

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