Diversity Visa Family Targeted For Denaturalization

Law360, New York (November 6, 2017, 9:34 PM EST) -- The U.S. Department of Justice said Monday it is seeking to denaturalize four people who allegedly claimed to be part of the same family, and came to the U.S. with diversity visas, with the announcement coming days after Trump criticized the diversity visa program.

The DOJ, along with the U.S. Departments of State and Homeland Security, said the U.S. government had filed civil suits in Minnesota against four people, who reportedly falsely procured their citizenship. The suits claim the people fraudulently “represented” to immigration officers that they were part of a family, in order to be admitted through the diversity visa...

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