Immigrant's U.S. citizenship 13 years in the making
ST. GEORGE, Utah — Dave Araque has been in the United States for more than 13 years but this is his first Fourth of July as a citizen.
"It's a great feeling knowing that I went through a long process and I'm finalized in a way that I feel happy about," Araque says. "It's a humbling experience, knowing that so many people are going through the same thing — ups and downs — to get to where they want to be as a citizens of the United States. Knowing that I reached my goal to become a citizen makes me feel humble."
Araque was born and raised in Quito, the capital of Ecuador.... read more