Melania Trump’s parents are sworn in as US citizens
A lawyer for Viktor and Amalija Knavs says the Slovenian couple took the citizenship oath on Thursday in New York Metropolis.
That they had been residing within the US as everlasting residents.
The Knavses raised Melania within the rural industrial city of Sevnica whereas Slovenia was below Communist rule.
Viktor was a automotive supplier. Amalija labored in a textile manufacturing facility. They got here and went from the ceremony at a Manhattan federal constructing flanked by Homeland Safety police.
Viktor is 74, two years older than President Donald Trump. Amalija is 73.
The primary woman, born Melanija, modified her title to Melania Knauss when she began modeling. She settled in New York in 1996 and met Trump two years later.