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Immigration Baggage


The Washington Times takes a look at the co-chairman of immigration issues for the transition, Alex Aleinikoff, a top INS official under Clinton (now dean of Georgetown Law). Specifically at issue is his role in Citizenship USA, the naturalization initiative that sought to maximize the creation of new Democratic voters in time for the 1996 election — and whose “streamlined” processes gave citizenship to thousands of criminals. For all the gory details, the Justice Department IG report on this fiasco is here.


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