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Citizenship Fridays: Immigration System and Singh

citizenship fridays: A judge revoked his citizenship Friday, according to the U.S. Justice Department, which announced the ruling Tuesday, according to Metro News. Assistant Attorney General Chad Readler said Singh exploited the U.S. immigration system, which undermines both the nation's security and our lawful immigration system. Baljinder Singh became the first person to be denaturalized under Operation Janus, a Homeland Security Department initiative that revokes citizenship of those who circumvented background checks during the naturalization process. Federal authorities accused the Carteret resident of using an alias to avoid deportation. Singh filed an application for asylum under the name Baljinder the following month, and he married a U.S. citizen, according to prosecutors. Prosecutors said Singh, who was born in India, arrived in the U.S. in 1991 with no proof of identity, and gave authorities the name Davinder Singh.A judge ordered him to be deported in January 1992 after he failed to appear in immigration court. ( As reported in the news.