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Magaly Solis poses for a portrait on Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019, in Yakima, Wash. 

Solis, 34, is the citizenship program manager at La Casa Hogar. She began coordinating the program in 2015 when it had naturalized a few hundred people; four years later, under her direction, the program has naturalized nearly 1,100 people. A graduate of Heritage University in Toppenish with a bachelor's degree in education, Solis also wrote the curriculum that the program uses in English and Spanish. She previously worked as a medical interpreter and has a strong passion for her community. She volunteers with numerous organizations and community efforts and is a role model to her peers and colleagues.

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