Trump creates team tasked with revoking US citizenship

Pedro Gonçalves
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The US Justice Department is creating an office of attorneys with the sole purpose of stripping citizenship from immigrants who obtained it illegally by lying or omitting information on their applications. The Justice Department said that the move to create the stand-alone team stems from the "growing number of referrals anticipated from law enforcement agencies." This denaturalisation section will sue to strip US citizenship from "terrorists, war criminals, sex offenders, and other fraudsters," the department said. It will target individuals who have obtained citizenship "by concealm...

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