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101-Year-Old Woman Becomes Newest U.S. Citizen

A 101-year-old Dominican woman became one of the newest United States citizens on Tuesday.
Image: Braulia Fabian, 101, becomes a naturalized citizen of the United States
Braulia Fabian, 101, takes the oath of allegiance to the United States at a homebound naturalization service on March 18, 2014 in New York City. Fabian, who is from the Dominican Republic, became a permanent U.S. resident in 1990. She lives with a son in the Bronx. She was sworn in as an American citizen by Adalberto Tavares, left, an officer for U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).John Moore / Getty Images

A 101-year-old Dominican woman became one of the newest United States citizens on Tuesday.

Braulia Fabian, 101, took the oath of allegiance to the United States at a homebound naturalization service in New York City. Fabian, who is from the Dominican Republic, became a permanent U.S. resident in 1990.

She lives with a son in the Bronx and has 12 grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren and 11 great-great-grandchildren. Her 102nd birthday is next Wednesday.

Amancio Fabian, 62, assists his mother Braulia Fabian, 101, in signing her citizenship certificate after she took the oath of allegiance to the United States at a homebound naturalization service on March 18, 2014 in New York City.John Moore / Getty Images
Braulia Fabian waves an American flag to guests after taking the oath of allegiance.John Moore / Getty Images