Ali resigned from the Dutch parliament [JURIST report] in May after Verdonk declared her 1997 naturalization invalid because she lied on her application for asylum. Verdonk, however, issued a ruling Wednesday reinstating Ali's citizenship, saying her 1992 application sufficiently identified her [press release]. Ali, well-known for her criticisms of fundamentalist Islam, has since moved to the US to take a job with a conservative think-tank. BBC News has more.
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