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Peralta, who is originally from Venezuela, said it would be a proud moment when he finally receives his citizenship.
"I've been living here for a long time," he said. "It's a great country and it helped me be who I am right now. I would love to be a citizen. I'm still Venezuelan, but now I'm living full time here and I'm proud of that. I'm doing the right thing to be a citizen."
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