ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – The city of Albuquerque hosted a naturalization ceremony for 37 new U.S. citizens Friday morning. The new citizens came from all over the world and celebrated the moment at the South Broadway Cultural Center.

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Friday was also special for another reason, it was also a celebration of Asian Pacific Heritage Month featuring dancers and performers. 13 different countries were represented in Friday’s ceremony.