Posted on June 25, 2017


Breitbart: “The Supreme Court on Thursday held that federal law authorizes courts to strip immigrant citizens of their U.S. citizenship if they obtained it as a result of making false statements to the federal government.
Federal law found at 18 U.S.C. § 1425(a) makes it a crime to “knowingly procur[e], contrary to law, the naturalization of any person” to become a U.S. citizen. (“Naturalization” is the legal term for becoming a citizen.) Moreover, a second federal statute, 8 U.S.C. § 1451(e) adds that a foreigner who obtains U.S. citizenship through such a violation will lose that newly granted citizenship.”

“In 2006, she applied for U.S. citizenship. One question on her application asked if she had ever given “false or misleading information” while applying for immigration benefits. Another asked if she had “lied … to gain entry or admission” in this country. She answered “no” to both and became an American citizen in 2007.”

They nullified the lower court decision and sent it back down with new instructions for a new jury.

Alito wrote a separate opinion agreeing with the majority. Also, “Alito believes that the statement need not actually be part of the cause of obtaining citizenship.”

Obama was very strict about following constitutional mandate for citizenship, borders, immigration…


Breitbart- Supreme Court: Immigrants Who Lie to Feds to Become Citizens May Lose Citizenship

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