Richmond welcomes nearly 100 new Americans during July 4 naturalization ceremony

Posted at 11:57 AM, Jul 04, 2019

RICHMOND, Va. -- Nearly 100 people, from more than 40 countries, became American citizens in a July 4 ceremony outside the Virginia Museum of History and Culture in Richmond.

"It’s gonna be a memorable historic event in my family because it’s going to be a celebration every single year because that’s the day I became a naturalized citizen in this country," new American Felicia Baffour said.

The Virginia Museum of History & Culture offers free U.S. Citizenship preparation classes twice a year. The next series of classes will begin in September.

The naturalization ceremony was just one of several July 4 events happening around town. Click here for additional information.

Love to eat? Listen to Eat It, Virginia!

Subscribe to the Eat It, Virginia! podcast. Email feedback and questions to



Watch 'The Jennifer Hudson Show' weekdays at 3 p.m. on CBS 6!

📱 Download CBS 6 News App
The app features breaking news alerts, live video, weather radar, traffic incidents, closings and delays and more.