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October 3, 1994 | TRACY WILKINSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
When the United States announced plans earlier this year to close its embassy here, the uproar shook this tiny Caribbean island state. Radio talk shows and the seven weekly newspapers were filled with debate. Grenada, the site 11 years ago of America's first major foreign-soil military adventure since Vietnam, felt abandoned. "It was like having a friend pack up his bags and leave," businessman Augustus Cruickshank said. "We felt left behind."
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January 27, 1989 | H.G. REZA, Times Staff Writer
In a ruling that blocks several hundred aliens from attaining immediate U.S. citizenship, a federal judge here Thursday invalidated a 1987 executive order of former President Reagan extending citizenship to foreigners who served honorably in the U.S. armed forces and participated in the 1983 invasion of Grenada. U.S. District Judge Earl B. Gilliam ruled that Reagan overstepped his authority by imposing a geographical limitation in the directive.
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October 3, 1994 | TRACY WILKINSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
When the United States announced plans earlier this year to close its embassy here, the uproar shook this tiny Caribbean island state. Radio talk shows and the seven weekly newspapers were filled with debate. Grenada, the site 11 years ago of America's first major foreign-soil military adventure since Vietnam, felt abandoned. "It was like having a friend pack up his bags and leave," businessman Augustus Cruickshank said. "We felt left behind."
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January 27, 1989 | H.G. REZA, Times Staff Writer
In a ruling that blocks several hundred aliens from attaining immediate U.S. citizenship, a federal judge here Thursday invalidated a 1987 executive order of former President Reagan extending citizenship to foreigners who served honorably in the U.S. armed forces and participated in the 1983 invasion of Grenada. U.S. District Judge Earl B. Gilliam ruled that Reagan overstepped his authority by imposing a geographical limitation in the directive.
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