Denaturalization, explained: how Trump can strip immigrants of their citizenship

7/18/18 A new “denaturalization task force” raises questions about who really counts as American. The administration’s denaturalization push is working on two levels. As a policy matter, it’s relatively aggressive but not unprecedented – and constrained by law from getting too arbitrary. But for many immigrants, those legal constraints provide little comfort. The sense of vulnerability and fear the administration has been able to inspire among immigrants tends to ripple far beyond those who are directly in its sights, and this is no exception.