A Canadian judge ruled that a man obtained Canadian citizenship in 1954 by fraudulently concealing his wartime past. Helmut Oberlan served in a German unit during World War II that murdered more than 91,000 Jews. The country’s immigration minister can now recommend that Oberlan, a native Ukrainian, be stripped of his citizenship.
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