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New immigration office to target "citizenship cheaters"

L. Francis Cissna, director of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.
L. Francis Cissna, director of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. Photo: Salwan Georges/The Washington Post via Getty Images

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services plans to open a new office in Los Angeles aimed at targeting Americans suspected of "cheating" to get their citizenship, agency director, L. Francis Cissna told the AP.

Why it matters: This comes as the Trump administration continues to ramp up its crackdown on illegal immigration, while simultaneously cutting back legal immigration.