The family lawyer confirms the Slovenian couple took the citizenship oath in New York City.
Under US immigration law, Melania's parents would need to have had green cards for at least five years before they could apply for citizenship.
Homeland Security Police also escorted the Knavs both in and out of the ceremony, which was held at a federal building in Manhattan.
According to The New York Times, Mr Wildes labelled family-based migration "a bedrock of our immigration process", and when asked if the pair had gained citizenship through the system, he reportedly replied: "I suppose".
There are only a handful of ways that immigrants to the United States can obtain green cards, and the largest share of them each year are given out based on familial connections.
The Times noted that the couple would have to have their green cards for five years to become eligible for citizenship.
The US allows a number of ways for US citizens and legal permanent residents to sponsor family members to come to the US permanently, including categories for parents, adult siblings and adult children, married and unmarried.
Martin Truex Jr ., seeking a third straight road course win, pressured Elliott over the final 17 laps but finished second. Elliott led the final 32 laps of the race , holding off a hard-charging Martin Truex Jr , who ultimately ran out of gas.
Well, bowling coach Bharat Arun hinted the visitors may not opt for an extra batsman and called it a "conservative move". The conditions have prompted the Indian camp to rethink their bowling strategy and find a combination to go with.
This latest 6.9 magnitude quake caused buildings to crumble and collapse, killing and injuring those who fled to the streets. Airports in both Lombok and Bali are still operational, House of Travel product and channel director Dave Fordyce said.
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Bill Nelson is among the lawmakers opposed to the idea. "It's risky to have a leader who can not be talked out of insane ideas". Space warfare capabilities are now overseen by the US Air Force . "We must have American dominance in space".
Jacob Rees-Mogg, the leading backbench Brexiteer , said May was "clearly wrong" to have demanded Johnson apologise. Johnson on Sunday said women who wear burqas "look like letter boxes" and compared them to "bank robbers".
Tribune pulls plug on $3.9B buyout by Sinclair
He said the merger's failure was not the result of "an unwelcoming regulatory environment" but how Sinclair moved forward. Sinclair also has become a significant outlet for conservative perspectives.
Israeli tank fire kills two Hamas militants in Gaza
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MIna: I want to win things at Everton
Gomes joined Barcelona from Valencia in 2016 for (£31.46) €35m but has struggled to nail down a starting place at the Nou Camp. Bernard , also 25, has signed a four-year deal with the Merseyside club after his contract at Shakhtar ran out in June.
Everton seal Mina deal
Barcelona duo Yerry Mina and Andre Gomes are both on the verge of completing a double switch to Premier League side Everton . It might be hard for him to get regular playing time at Chelsea this season, so sending him out on loan makes sense.
Samsung Officially Launches the Galaxy Note 9
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Mi A2 Review | The New Best Phone Under Rs. 20000?
Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi on Wednesday expanded its Android One line-up in India by bringing its Mi A2 to the country. Being a part of the Android One program, it comes with bone stock Android instead of MiUI, which you may love or hate.
Takeaways from Day 7 of the Manafort Trial
He has pleaded not guilty to 18 counts of bank fraud, tax fraud and failing to disclose foreign bank accounts. Gates said he was responsible for collecting all relevant documents for the loan applications.