Meet the new Brits

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Since citizenship ceremonies were launched in February, British nationality has been bestowed on 31,000 immigrants to the UK. Who are our new fellow countrymen and women - and why do they want to live here? James Meek sat in on one ceremony in London, then interviewed its participants

http://society.guardian.co.uk/asylumseekers/story/0,7991,1358301,00.html

 


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