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Melania Trump's parents are sworn in as US citizens

AP  |  New York 

Trump's parents have been sworn in as US citizens.

A and says the Slovenian couple took the citizenship oath today in City.

They had been living in the US as permanent residents.

The Knavses raised in the rural industrial town of while was under Communist rule.

Viktor was a Amalija worked in a textile factory. They came and went from the ceremony at a Manhattan federal building flanked by

Viktor is 74, two years older than Amalija is 73.

The first lady, born Melanija, changed her name to Knauss when she started modeling. She settled in in 1996 and met Trump two years later.

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First Published: Thu, August 09 2018. 23:00 IST