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Thousands to be stripped of Canadian citizenship in historic fraud sweep

posted Dec 17, 2011, 2:51 PM by Milorad Borota   [ updated Dec 17, 2011, 3:23 PM ]
Postmedia News  Dec 9, 2011 – 3:10 AM ET | Last Updated: Dec 9, 2011 9:29 AM ET  National Post

OTTAWA — The federal government is set to crack down on 4,700 more people believed to have obtained citizenship or permanent resident status illegally in what’s being dubbed the biggest citizenship fraud sweep in Canadian history.

Immigration Minister Jason Kenney is expected to make the announcement that “Canadian citizenship is not for sale” on Friday.

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