“A bipartisan group of New York congressmen are urging Secretary of State Tillerson to deport an accused Nazi guard living in Queens.
A letter released Wednesday signed by 21 members of the state’s House delegation asked Tillerson to banish Jakiw Palij, 92, who U.S. officials said worked as a guard at the Treblinka concentration camp and Trawniki SS training camp in German-occupied Poland.
“Mr. Palij supported the Nazi regime during the Holocaust,” the letter to Tillerson reads. “There is abundant evidence of crimes committed at Trawniki…”
Last month, U.S. Reps. Chris Smith (R-N.J.) and Lee Zeldin (R-L.I.) made similar pleas*…”
Excerpted, emphasis & footnote added. Read the original New York Daily News story here.
*Additional coverage of that request available here.