25 new US residents sworn in throughout Bangor naturalization ceremony

BANGOR, Maine — Ana Quaker traveled three hours from the York County city of Berwick to earn her U.S. citizenship Friday.

The 41-year previous, who’s initially from Romania, moved to Maine in 2015. She went to Bangor with six members of the family, together with her husband Mark, and she’s going to have fun with a barbeque this weekend. Quaker, 41, went by the Okay-1 visa course of, which is when a U.S. citizen should apply to deliver their fiancee right here from one other nation.

“Greater than something, I’m relieved,” she mentioned after the ceremony the place she raised her proper hand and took the Oath of Allegiance. “It was an extended course of and a whole lot of paperwork.”