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Source: Department of Justice

ICE Agents Finally Allowed To Send 95-Year-Old Former Nazi Prison Guard Back To Germany

By Alex Maxx

Decades have passed, but a man who once served as a Nazi concentration camp guard has been deported from the United States, and sent back to Germany. 

Jakiw Palij, now 95-years-old, served as a prison guard at the Trawniki Concentration Camp in Poland in 1943. 

In 1949, the former guard came the United States – and lied about his past. Palij claimed he split his time working in a factory, and on his family farm. Since then, he has earned citizenship in the United States, and has been living in Queens, New York.

Attorney General Jeff Sessions explained that authorities have been fighting to deport him for years:

"Jakiw Palij lied about his Nazi past to immigrate to this country and then fraudulently become an American citizen. He had no right to citizenship or to even be in this country."