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DOJ files denaturalization complaints against 3 U.S. citizens

  1. Date Announced

    Sept. 19, 2017

    DOJ filed civil denaturalization complaints in federal court against three individuals who allegedly obtained their naturalized U.S. citizenship by fraud. Each of the three individuals had been U.S. citizens for over 10 years. Two Pakistan-born and one India-born individuals’ alleged frauds involved concealing their prior orders of exclusion and deportation under different identities than the identity under which they naturalized. [ID #611]

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  2. Effective Date of Change

    Sept. 19, 2017
  3. Subsequent Action

    At least one individual was denaturalized.

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Status: Final/Actual
Type of Action: Change in Practice
Subject Matter: Citizenship
Agencies Affected: USCIS DOJ

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