Zoe Saldana's Husband Marco Perego Becomes a US Citizen

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Zoe Saldana and her family have a huge reason to celebrate!

The 38-year-old actress' Italian husband, Marco Perego, 37, became a US citizen on Wednesday, July 20.

"We're still riding this high. It's very special to us. I'm a daughter of immigrants and my family remembers very, very well when they became citizens and what it means for them and knowing what they left behind and knowing all the amazing opportunities they were giving their children," Zoe told E! News.

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"And there we were supporting my husband, who is a new immigrant, becoming a citizen with his sons right there by his side. It just felt so beautiful," she continued.

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The Avatar star and Marco, an artist, married in a secret June 2013 ceremony in London. The couple are now parents to 20-month-old twin sons Bowie and Cy.

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