Ex-Nazi camp guard deported from U.S. dies in nursing home in Germany
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The ex-Nazi camp guard who was deported from the U.S. last August died in a nursing home in Germany at the age of 95, German officials told the country's news outlets, USA Today reported

German sources said said Jakiw Palij died in an elderly care home in the town of Ahlen, according to the news outlet. 

Palij, who was believed to be the last Nazi war crimes suspect living in the U.S., was apprehended in New York City last year and deported to Germany. 

A federal judge revoked the former concentration camp guard's U.S. citizenship in 2003, and he had been stateless ever since, according to USA Today.

Palij had lived in Queens, N.Y., for years after admitting that he lied to gain entry to the U.S. He claimed he spent the war working on a farm and in a factory when he came to the U.S. in 1949. He became a naturalized citizen in 1957. 

The Justice Department in 2001 approached Palij about his collaboration with Nazis during World War II. His citizenship was revoked two years later "based on his wartime activities and postwar immigration fraud," the Justice Department said. He was ordered deported but remained in New York City because Poland, Germany and Ukraine would not take him.

The White House last year claimed credit for secduring Palij's deportation. 

"To protect the promise of freedom for Holocaust survivors and their families, President Trump prioritized the removal of Palij," sad White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said at the time.

Palij served at the Trawniki concentration camp in Nazi-occupied Poland in 1943, the same year that roughly 6,000 Jews were shot to death there in one of the largest massacres of the Holocaust, the Justice Department said.