Friday, May 25th, 2018

DHS Hides Government Documents Confirming Esteban Tiznado’s U.S. Citizenship

reported here several months ago, a jury found Esteban Tiznado had
acquired U.S. citizenship at birth, through his father Jesus Tiznado,
but in late 2011 Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) deported him
.  ICE continued to insist that his father was born in Mexico
and not the United States, Jesus's Arizona birth certificate
notwithstanding.   (Jesus is now deceased.)  Esteban returned to Arizona in 2012,
was arrested because of his deportation order, and for almost two
months has been in an immigration jail, awaiting a June 4, 2012 hearing.  Documents recently received in response to a request under the Freedom
of Information Act show that the government actually approved Esteban's
petition for U.S. citizenship in 1980 but never informed him or his