Sachiyo Langlois sits at a table with five other people. There are cans and bottles on the table.

Sachiyo Langlois looks at the certificate of naturalization she received after becoming an American citizen in 2022. When Langlois realized she had lived longer in the U.S. than in Japan two years ago, she started to feel that she should become a U.S. citizen. Yehyun Kim / CT Mirror