For Immediate Release
June 22, 2017
202-296-2300, ext. 0144
Organizations Applaud U.S. Supreme Court Decision in Naturalization Case
Broad Coalition of Over 70 Groups Supported Protection of 28.5 Million Individuals
WASHINGTON, DC – Asian Americans Advancing Justice | AAJC (Advancing Justice | AAJC) and the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials Educational Fund applaud the unanimous decision of the U.S. Supreme Court today in Maslenjak v. United States. The Court acted to protect the rights of naturalized U.S. citizens and those who are pursuing citizenship status, ruling that a non-material misstatement in an applicant’s naturalization process cannot be the basis for denaturalization.Read more ...