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Removal reprieve

SAN FRANCISCO — The Ninth Circuit finds that the lower court improperly upheld the government’s decision to revoke an immigrant’s citizenship after discovering she was a former member of a former Yugoslavian special-forces unit who concealed that she had executed six unarmed civilians by firing squad before applying for U.S. citizenship on her 1996 application for refugee status. The immigrant participated in the killings before the start of the five-year statutory period for establishing a good moral character.

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