The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri, Southeastern division, held a naturalization ceremony today in Cape Girardeau at the Rush H. Limbaugh, Sr. U.S. Courthouse. 14 petitioners were sworn in as U.S. citizens, and many of their family members and friends were in attendance to show support.
Chief Justice of the Supreme Court Of Missouri, Zel Fischer, was one of the guest speakers at the ceremony. He spoke on the importance of the incorporation of new cultures into the U.S.