He’s a U.S. citizen. Whether he should have been allowed to become one is a good question, but the fact is that he is a citizen.
U.S. citizen arrested on U.S. soil had better get due process.
Unless he has committed a terrorist act in service to a foreign power.
In which case his ass is grass. Literally. And legally.
Dzhokhar Tsaraev acted as a traitor and committed a terrorist act against the country and thereby sacrificed all rights of citizenship. Instead, he qualifies as an "enemy combatant" -- a status which doesn't even qualify for protection under the Geneva Convention.
Tsaraev belongs in a military court -- where he would be sentenced to death.
See Ex parte Quinn (1942).
his US citizenship can be revoked
I dunno, I wondered from the go how come Delta wasn't on scene. This was an act of terrorism; an act of war. I do not see how Posse Commutatis(sp) comes into effect, or how this is a law enforcement issue.