Germany ought to take within the final remaining former Nazi residing in the US, stated Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand.
Jakiw Palij, 94, who labored as a Nazi guard on the Trawniki focus and SS coaching camp in German-occupied Poland, has been residing peacefully in Queens for years.
In 2003, a federal decide stripped him of his U.S. citizenship after it was found that he got here into the nation on false pretenses.
A yr later, a federal decide ordered him booted to Germany, Poland or Ukraine. However these nations refuse to take him.
Final Friday, Gillibrand wrote to the German ambassador, urging him to take Palij again. “Collectively, the US and Germany can present the world that Mr. Palij’s crimes haven’t been forgotten,” she wrote. “We will present that we’ve got realized from the previous and stand collectively right now towards anti-Semitism, bigotry, and hatred in all varieties.”