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WJLA, July 04, 2012

PHOTOS: Mount Vernon naturalization ceremony

Ninety-eight people from 45 countries spent their 4th of July becoming U.S. citizens during a ceremony at Mount Vernon. Check out pictures from the ceremony.

Krislee Nelson, 21, who moved to the U.S. from Jamaica in 2004, received permanent residence in 2006, and shortly after 11 a.m. on Wednesday she became an American citizen. Nelson was among 98 people from 45 different countries who took part in a naturalization ceremony during an Independence Day celebration at Mount Vernon in Alexandria, Va.