The U.S. Supreme Court turned down the case of a former Nazi labor camp guard who said he shouldn’t be deported because he has Alzheimer’s. On Tuesday, the court ruled that the deportation of Iwan Mandycz can stand. Lawyers for Mandycz, who served at the Trawniki and Poniatowa camps, said the right that prevents the U.S. government from prosecuting a mentally incompetent person should also apply in citizenship cases.
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