South Florida Fair naturalization ceremony: 259 people to become U.S. citizens Friday at the fair

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.
 
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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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