Huffington Post on a Veteran Whose Citizenship is Suddenly in Question after 49 years

The Huffington Post is reporting on a a veteran whose citizenship suddenly came into question almost 50 years after he arrived in the U.S. as a child. The story indicates that U.S Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is reviewing his case. The Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) provides for veterans to apply for expedited naturalization in some circumstances, and if this individual's parents naturalized when he was under the age of 18 he may have derived citizenship from them.

tagged Citizenship, prosecutorial discretion, naturalization, military

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