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RENÉE C. BYER/rbyer@sacbee.com

More than 1,000 new citizens from nearly 100 countries are sworn in Wednesday at the Sacramento Convention Center, where hundreds of the immigrants also stood in line to get brand-new Social Security numbers. Following the recent state trend, more – about 450 – were born in Asia than the number – 160 – from Latin America.

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