Earlier this week, the USCIS Western Area’s official Twitter account shared a photograph of the NBA participant, 29, being sworn in as a U.S. citizen.
“I got here to the U.S. on a scholar visa and have at all times had huge desires. I’m now actually dwelling the American dream,” Thompson stated in an announcement to USCIS.
“I got here to the US on a scholar visa and have at all times had huge desires. I’m now actually dwelling the American dream.” Congrats on reaching your targets @RealTristan13! Better of luck with the @NBA #Celtics as a #NewUSCitizen! pic.twitter.com/kr9drxTco7
— USCIS Media – Western Area (@USCISMediaWest) November 24, 2020
The Canada native moved to the U.S. in 2009 to attend the College of Texas on a scholar visa. He performed for the college for a few yr earlier than he declared for the NBA draft, foregoing his three years of school eligibility. Thompson started his skilled basketball profession in 2011 with the Cleveland Cavaliers, the place he performed for 9 seasons.
The athlete’s U.S. citizenship comes after information broke on November 21 that he reached a two-year, $19 million cope with the Boston Celtics as its new heart. The profession transfer may even be an enormous change for Thompson’s girlfriend, Khloé Kardashian, and their 2-year-old daughter, True.
The couple referred to as it quits in February 2019 after Thompson was caught kissing Kylie Jenner‘s former finest buddy, Jordyn Woods. Nevertheless, Kardashian, 36, and Thompson rekindled their romance in August after quarantining collectively amid the coronavirus pandemic.
A supply instructed Us Weekly on Wednesday, November 25, that the pair are determined to stay together as Thompson switches groups.
“Khloé and Tristan are going to be tremendous. They are going to be dwelling collectively in Boston and L.A.,” the supply stated. “Tristan has actually turned his behaviors round and is specializing in Khloé and True.”
The insider added, “All of Khloé’s mates actually like Tristan. Though what he did was so horrible, they know Tristan is an efficient man and Khloé could be very devoted to creating their relationship work.”
Thompson additionally received plenty of support from Kardashian’s siblings. Kim Kardashian shared on her Instagram Story, “Congrats @realtristan13. Boston right here we come!!!” whereas Rob Kardashian wrote, “LET’S GO @realtristan13” on his account.
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