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Applicant Did Not Disclose Pending Charges (access required)

A legal resident who was seeking to become a naturalized citizen, and who failed to disclose at a second interview with a USCIS agent that he had pending federal fraud charges, was properly convicted on two counts of unlawful procurement of naturalization, in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 1425(a). The jury convicted defendant for giving false ...