Canada is moving to strip citizenship from a man accused of brutally murdering Guatemalan villagers in 1982.
Jorge Vinicio Sosa Orantes concealed his role in a massacre by the Guatemalan military in obtaining Canadian citizenship a decade later, the federal government says in court documents.
Sosa Orantes, 59, is currently serving a 10-year sentence for immigration fraud in the United States, where his citizenship was revoked in 2014. The federal government claims that Sosa Orantes failed to disclose details of his military involvement that wold have made him inadmissible to Canada.
The United States discovered he has committed immigration fraud into 2010 by concealing his past. He was later arrested in Lethbridge, AB and extradited to the U.S. to face trial.
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