SOUTH PORTLAND (WGME) – Maine celebrated some of the country's newest citizens Thursday.
Twenty-three citizenship candidates from 17 countries took their oath of allegiance Thursday in South Portland to become American citizens.
Thursday was also the grand opening of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Field Office in South Portland.
The grand opening was delayed due to COVID-19.
CBS13 Chief Photojournalist Mike Hartford spoke to some new Mainers about the experience.