A U.S. appeals court upheld the decision to strip a man of his citizenship for lying about his World War II-era activities. The Jan. 12 decision strips Johann Leprich, 80, of his citizenship for lying about his participation in the Nazi Waffen SS when he immigrated to the United States in 1958. The decision clears the way for Leprich, an ethnic German born in Romania, to be deported.
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