The Value of Obtaining US Citizenship

By Catherine Grattan

“Coming to the States on a student visa in 2007, Colombian native Fredy Mancilla grew accustomed to life in America.

‘After obtaining a theology degree and studying through the Diocese of Orange, he applied for a worker’s visa and became an ordained priest.

Yet, it wasn’t enough for Fr. Mancilla to live and work in the United States; he wanted to make it his home by obtaining citizenship.’ ”

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