This week, the Sixth Circuit affirmed a District Court's order denaturalizing a man who obtained his lawful permanent residence through a sham marriage.  Notably, the immigrant failed to appear at the denaturalization hearing and presented no witnesses in his defense.  The government presented the testimony of his ex-wife (with whom he entered into a sham marriage) and several of her friends, who testified that the couple never lived together, that the U.S.-citizen spouse continued dating other people, and that the couple planned to divorce before they married.

The full text of US v. Al-Sibai: