Nearly 100 people became American citizens in Chattanooga Wednesday
Dreams became a reality Wednesday for nearly 100 people as they took an oath to become American citizens.
Two ceremonies were held at the federal courthouse for people to become US citizens. This comes after they completed a 10-step process.
Participants took the Oath of Allegiance at a naturalization ceremony. Taking the oath will complete the process of becoming a US citizen.
Channel 3 caught up with two people who are now citizens, they say they feel very special.
"I'm really excited, and I'm still a little bit shaking it was a very wonderful ceremony," Ines Voellinger, who is originally from Germany, said.
"It's different because you have the freedom you can go anywhere with no problems," Mario Perles, who is originally from Mexico, said.
The next step for the new citizens is to register to vote and apply for a passport.