WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. -- Two hundred and fifty-nine people will become United States citizens Friday at the South Florida Fairgrounds.
The naturalization ceremony is taking place just days after eight bipartisan lawmakers presented a four-page plan regarding immigration reform to other government officials.
This is the first time a ceremony like this is taking place during the fair. The theme of this year's fair is centered around Washington, D.C., our nation's capital.
Those becoming citizens hail from 37 countries around the world, including Aruba and Vietnam.
The ceremony begins at 2:30 p.m.
Meanwhile, eight bipartisan lawmakers are trying to fine tune their plan for immigration reform.
The project seems to be stalling over the definition of border control and a path to citizenship for illegal immigrants.
The plan is expected to be drafted into legislation by the end of March.
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