Mahjouba Elhaloui (second from right), originally from Morocco, and Natalie Donn White (right), originally from Canada, applaud with 223 other newly sworn-in U.S. citizens on Sept. 17, 2012, at the National Archives Building in Washington. The ceremony commemorated the 225th anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Constitution. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

Photo by: ANDREW HARNIK

Mahjouba Elhaloui (second from right), originally from Morocco, and Natalie Donn White (right), originally from Canada, applaud with 223 other newly sworn-in U.S. citizens on Sept. 17, 2012, at the National Archives Building in Washington. The ceremony commemorated the 225th anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Constitution. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)