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Immigrants are suing to speed up citizenship

Willing to risk confrontation to end delays

Nabil Shalan, with his daughter Celine at home in Lynn, sued the federal government to end the four-year wait
Nabil Shalan, with his daughter Celine at home in Lynn, sued the federal government to end the four-year wait (Globe Staff Photo / Dominic Chavez) Globe Staff Photo / Dominic Chavez
By Shelley Murphy
Globe Staff / December 17, 2005

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Immigrants trying to become US citizens, often frustrated by long delays during their background checks, are increasingly suing the federal government to force decisions on their cases. (Full article: 1069 words)

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