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The joys and difficulties of becoming an American citizen

by Take Two®

Becoming American Video
KPCC's A Martinez and guests Bricia Lopez, Joanne Griffith, and Rod Arriola have a moderated, interactive conversation about what it means to become american at The Crawford Family Forum. KPCC

In advance of the Fourth of July, we look at the meaning of citizenship in this country.

Recently, the Crawford Family Forum hosted an event entitled, Becoming American, hosted by Take Two's A Martinez. The panel included Bricia Lopez, Mexican-American co-proprietor of Guelaguetza Restaurant; Joanne Griffith, British-born journalist and Rod Arriola, a businessman who carries both US and Philippine citizenship. 

This is part of a new KPCC series looking at the rights, responsibilities, traditions and privileges that come along with being a citizen. Let us know what you think.

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