Viktor, on the right, and Amalija Knavs come to take the oath of citizenship with her attorney Michael Wildes in New York, Thursday, may 9. August.
(AP Photo/Seth Little)
The First lady, Melania Trump parents was officially a US citizen on Thursday.
Viktor and Amalija Knavs, the state took a citizenship oath on the 9. August, their lawyer, Michael Wildes, confirmed to Fox News.
The Knavs had residents living in the United States as a lawful permanent.
The couple was accompanied to and from the Manhattan ceremony, the Homeland Security police.
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Trump grew up in Slovenia from their parents, while the country was still under Communist rule. Viktor Knavs, 74, was a car dealership and Amalija Knavs, 73, worked in a textile factory.
The couple made headlines in may after they were seen visiting a federal building in New York City with your immigration lawyer.
Fox News’ Kristin brown and The Associated Press contributed to this report.
Kaitlyn Schallhorn is a Reporter for Fox News. You can follow her on Twitter: @K_Schallhorn.