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Celebrity D.C. Chef José Andrés Becomes U.S. Citizen

"Jose Andres finally became a U.S. citizen Wednesday. After 23 years in the United States, the Spanish-born celebrity chef and his wife took the citizenship oath in Baltimore, then tweeted the happy news: “People of America! 4 hours ago my wife and I became AMERICAN CITIZENS. . ...

José Andrés: Immigrants, like me, want to succeed. Congress should let them.

"The first time I saw America was from my perch on the mast of a Spanish naval ship, where I could spot the Statue of Liberty reaching proudly into the open, endless American sky. At night, I would often wonder whether that sky was the explanation for the stars on the American flag — put there...

Chef José Andrés on Citizenship

White House, Dec. 15, 2015 - "Two years ago, I had the honor and privilege of taking the oath of citizenship to become an American citizen. This country has given me wonderful opportunities to expand my passion to not only serve people great food, but to share stories through the dishes I serve...