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September 15, 1989
A mass swearing-in ceremony in East Los Angeles of more than 4,100 Latinos as new U.S. citizens will highlight weekend activities marking Mexican Independence Day and organized in conjunction with the area's first HispanaFest. The swearing-in Saturday at East Los Angeles College will be one of the largest naturalization ceremonies staged nationwide for a single ethnic group, organizers for the event said.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 15, 1989
A mass swearing-in ceremony in East Los Angeles of more than 4,100 Latinos as new U.S. citizens will highlight weekend activities marking Mexican Independence Day and organized in conjunction with the area's first HispanaFest. The swearing-in Saturday at East Los Angeles College will be one of the largest naturalization ceremonies staged nationwide for a single ethnic group, organizers for the event said.
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September 14, 1989 | CARLOS V. LOZANO, Times Staff Writer
The largest naturalization ceremony ever held for a single ethnic group will highlight the first HispanaFest in Southern California, organizers said. About 4,000 Latinos will be sworn in as U.S. citizens on the second day of the festival, scheduled for Sept. 15-16, said festival Chairman Ernest Osuna. The massive swearing-in ceremony will be held at Weingart Stadium on the campus of East Los Angeles College in Monterey Park. U.S. District Judge Manuel L.
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