Scarborough veterans home welcomes new U.S. citizens

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Jonas Nsengumuremyi, 3, listens to “The Star Spangled Banner” while standing in front of his mother Beatrice Nyirakazungu of Portland, who along with almost 30 other immigrants became a U.S. citizen during a Veterans Day Naturalization Ceremony at the Maine Veterans Home in Scarborough on Tuesday, Nov. 10. Nyirakazungu is from the Congo; Jonas was born in the United States. (Melanie Sochan / For The Forecaster)

Wayne John, of Yarmouth, sheds a tear while listening to “America the Beautiful” after becoming a U.S. citizen during a Veterans Day Naturalization Ceremony at the Maine Veterans Home in Scarborough on Tuesday, Nov 10. John is from Great Britain; his daughter, Fiona, 6, was born the the United States. (Melanie Sochan / For The Forecaster)

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