Analysis

3 Takeaways From High Court's Citizenship-Stripping Ruling

Law360, New York (June 23, 2017, 10:02 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision Thursday to raise the bar for stripping naturalized U.S. citizens of their citizenship due to false statements made during the application process is not limited to that corner of immigration law, experts say.

The reasoning behind the decision in Maslenjak v. U.S. — which included new tests for establishing whether false statements can be cause for rescinding citizenship, as well as a new defense for overcoming such a government showing — may impact the basis for rejecting or rescinding immigration-related benefits,...
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