Tsarnaev the Fraud

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev should be tried by a military commission at Guantanamo Bay rather than in U.S. federal court on charges related to the Boston Marathon bombing. Naturalized American citizenship obtained by fraud is revocable. There is Supreme Court precedent for revoking naturalized citizenship based on swearing a false oath of allegiance. See Knauer v. United States (1946); Perez v. Brownell ("Of course, naturalization unlawfully procured can be set aside."); and Fedorenko v. United States. Moreover, during WWII, a German soldier who claimed naturalized U.S. citizenship but had gone back to Germany changed into civilian clothes after landing on U.S. soil from a German submarine with the intent of engaging in espionage and sabotage. The Supreme Court held in Ex Parte Quirin, that his claim of American citizenship and the right to trial in civil court was irrelevant to his confinement in a military brig as an unlawful belligerent in violation of the rules of war. Back in the day,...(Read Full Article)