Dzhokhar, however, became a naturalized citizen on 9/11/2012. His brother, who was killed last night, was not a naturalized citizen.
More from CBS.
Tamerlan Tsarnaev had studied accounting as a part-time student at Bunker Hill Community College in Boston for three semesters from 2006 to 2008, the school said. U.S. government officials, speaking on condition of anonymity because they were not allowed to talk about an investigation in progress, said that he traveled to Russia last year and returned to the U.S. six months later.
Bob Orr reports that, according to federal sources, the family has had "brief contacts" with law enforcement over the years -- though not big enough for the family to be on the radar screens of law enforcement officials.
A law enforcement source told CBS News that Tamerlan Tsarnaev was arrested on a domestic violence charge in Boston in 2009. The source also said that Tamerlan had three Jihadi videos on his Internet accounts.So, why was he not deported or faced further investigation by Homeland Security for domestic violence, but also Jihadi videos?
"The system worked" I guess.