Study of Naturalization Laws and Procedures: Hearings ... Seventy-ninth Congress, First Session, Pursuant to H.R. 52, a Bill Authorizing a Complete Study of Immigration and Naturalization Laws and Problems. May 9, June 4 and 5, 1945
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Immigration and Naturalization, United States. Congress. House. Committee on Immigration and Naturalization. Subcommittee II on Naturalization and Citizenship
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1945 - 95 pages
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Page 37 - All aliens who shall prove to the satisfaction of the proper immigration officer or to the Secretary of Labor that they are seeking admission to the United States to avoid religious persecution in the country of their last permanent residence, whether such persecution be evidenced by overt acts or by laws or governmental regulations...
Page 5 - That a child born without the United States of alien parents shall be deemed a citizen of the United States by virtue of the naturalization of or resumption of American citizenship by the parent: Provided, That such naturalization or resumption takes place during the minority of such child: And provided further, That the citizenship of such minor child shall begin at the time such minor child begins to reside permanently in the United States.
Page 75 - ... that he has read the foregoing petition and knows the contents thereof; that the same is true of his own knowledge, except as to matters therein stated to be alleged upon information and belief, and that as to those matters he believes it to be true.
Page 86 - On examination by an inspector five gave their names, stated that they were born in the United States (United States v. Wong Kim Ark, 169 US 649, 18 Sup. Ct. 456, 42 L. Ed. 890), and answered no further questions.
Page 37 - Provided, That any admissible alien or any alien heretofore or hereafter legally admitted, or any citizen of the United States, may bring in or send for his father or grandfather over fifty-five years of age, his wife, his mother, his grandmother, or his unmarried or widowed daughter, if othencise admissible, whether such relative can read or not; and such relatives shall be permitted to enter.
Page 4 - The children of persons who have been duly naturalized under any law of the United States, or who, previous to the passing of any law on that subject, by the Government of the United States...
Page 5 - States, whose fathers were or may be at the time of their birth citizens thereof, are declared to be citizens of the United States; but the rights of citizenship shall not descend to children whose fathers never resided in the United States." 2. 48 Stat. 797. "Any child hereafter born out of the limits and jurisdiction of the United States...
Page 37 - All aliens over sixteen years of age, physically capable of reading, who cannot read the English language or some other language or dialect, including Hebrew or Yiddish...