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“Third. My occupation is.

"(5) My personal description is: Sex "Fourth. I was born on the------day

----, complexion of. at

color of eyes

color "Fifth. I emigrated to the United of hair -----, height

feet States from --

on or about

inches, weight the--- day of.-

anno Do- pounds; visible distinctive marks mini. and arrived at the port of

-; race in the United States, on "(6) I was born on the vessel

(month, day, and year) "Sixth. I declared my intention to be- in come a citizen of the United States on

(city or town) (county, district,

province, or state) the day of

at in the

(country) court of

(7) I am married; the name "Seventh. I am married. My of my wife or husband is

; wife's name is.

She we were married on was born in and now re

(month, day, and year) sides at

I have
at

--; he children, and the name, date, and place

(city or town) (state or country) of birth ai place of residence of or she was born at

(city or town) each of said children is as follows:

on

(state or country) (month, day, and year) “Eighth. I am not a disbeliever in or entered the United States at opposed to organized government or a

(city or town) member of or affiliated with any organ

-- on ization or body of persons teaching dis- for permanent residence in the United

(State) (month, day, and year) belief in organized government. I am

States, and now resides at not a polygamist nor a believer in the

(city or town) practice of polygamy. I am attached to the principles of the Constitution of the (state or country) United States, and it is my intention to "(8) I have children; and the become a citizen of the United States name, date, place of birth, and present and to renounce absolutely and forever place of residence of each of said chilall allegiance and fidelity to any foreign dren who is living are as follows: prince, potentate, state, or sovereignty, and particularly to

of “(9) My last foreign residence was which at this time I am a citizen (or subject), and it is my intention to re (city or town) (county, district, or side permanently in the United States.

province) “Ninth. I am able to speak the Eng

(country) lish language.

"(10) I emigrated to the United “Tenth. I have resided continuously States from --in the United States of America for a

(city or town) (country) term of five years at least immediately "(11) My lawful entry for permapreceding the date of this petition, to nent residence in the United States was wit, since anno Domini at

unand in the County of

(city or town) (State) for six months at least next preceding der the name of

on the date of this petition, to wit, since

on the vessel day of

anno Domini

(month, day, and year)

(name of vessel or other means of "Eleventh. I have not heretofore

conveyance) made petition for citizenship to any as shown by the certificate of my arcourt. (I made petition for citizenship rival attached to this petition. to the ---court of..

"(12) I have resided continuously in at

and the said petition the United States of America for the was denied by the said court for the term of five years at least immediately following reasons and causes, to wit, preceding the date of this petition, to and the cause of wit, since

and continusuch denial has since been cured or ously in this State for the term of six removed.)

months at least immediately preceding “Attached hereto and made a part of the date of this petition, to wit, this petition are my declaration of in- since tention to become a citizen of the United

“(13) I have been absent from States and the certificate from the De- the United States, having departed partment of Labor required by law. therefrom on Wherefore your petitioner prays that he

(dates of departures)

may be admitted a citizen of the United from the port or ports of States of America.

upon the following vessels or other "Dated

means of conveyance:

(Signature of petitioner) (names of vessels or conveyances upon

departures)

and returned to the United States on 88: being duly sworn,

(dates of return to the United States) deposes and says that he is the peti- at the port or ports of tioner in the above-entitled proceeding; upon the following vessels or other

means of conveyance: that he has read the foregoing petition and knows the contents thereof; that

(names of vessels or conveyances upon the same is true of his own knowledge,

return) except as to matters therein stated to be "(14) I declared my intention to bealleged upon information and belief, and come a citizen of the United States on that as to those matters he believes it

in the to be true.

(month, day, and year) (name of court) Court of

(city or town) (State) “(15) I have heretofore made petition for citizenship number

at "Subscribed and sworn to before me (month, day, and year) this day of

on

anno
in

and such petition Domini

(name of court) *[L. S.]

was dismissed or denied by the Court for the following reasons and causes, to

wit: Clerk of the

Court.

"AFFIDAVITS OF WITNESSES

and the cause of such dismissal or denial Court of

has since been cured or removed. "In the matter of the petition of “(16) I am not an anarchist, nor a

to be admitted a citizen disbeliever in or opposed to organized of the United States of America.

government nor a member of or affili88:

ated with any organization or body of occupation

persons teaching disbelief in or opposed residing at

and.. to organized government. ---, occupation

residing “(17) I am attached to the principles at

each being severally, of the Constitution of the United States duly, and respectively sworn, deposes and well disposed to the good order and and says that he is a citizen of the happiness of the United States. United States of America; that he has “(18) It is my intention to become personally known

the pe- a citizen of the United States, and to titioner above-mentioned, to be a resi- reside permanently in the United dent of the United States for a period States. of at least five years continuously im "(19) It is my intention to renounce mediately preceding the date of filing absolutely and forever all allegiance his petition, and of the County or Terri- and fidelity to any foreign prince, potentory (District of Columbia) in which tate, state, or sovereignty, and parthe above-entitled application is made ticularly to

--- of whom for a period of

months immedi- (which) at this time I am a subject ately preceding the date of filing his (citizen). petition; and that he has personal “(20) Attached hereto and made a knowledge that the said petitioner is a part of this, my petition for naturalizaperson of good moral character, at- tion, are my declaration of intention tached to the principles of the Consti- to become a citizen of the United States tution of the United States, and that (if such declaration of intention be rehe is in every way qualified, in his quired by the naturalization law), a opinion, to be admitted as a citizen of certificate of arrival from the Departthe United States.

ment of Labor of my said lawful entry into the United States for permanent residence (if such certificate of arrival

"Subscribed and sworn to before me be required by the naturalization law), this --- day of

nineteen and the affidavits of the two verifying hundred and

witnesses required by law. "[L. S.]

"(21) Wherefore, I, petitioner for nat

uralization, pray that I may be admitted (Official character of attestor)" a citizen of the United States of Amer(Act of June 29, 1906, as 'amended ica, and that my name be changed by sec. 3, act of May 9, 1918; 40 Stat. to 548; U. S. C., title 8, sec. 409; and as

"(22) I, aforesaid petitioner, being amended by sec. 9, act of March 2, 1929, duly sworn, depose and say that I have by adding sec. 35 thereto; 45 Stat. 1516; (read) (heard read) this petition and U. S. C., title 8, sec. 380b.)

know that the same is true of my own knowledge except as to matters herein stated to be alleged upon information and belief, and that as to those matters I believe it to be true; and that this petition is signed by me with my full, true, and correct name. So help me God.

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(full, true, and correct name of petitioner)" SEC. 4. Second.

(b) The applicant's petition for natThe petition shall set forth

uralization, in addition to the averevery fact material to his naturalization ments required by subsection (a) of this and required to be proved upon the final section, shall include averments of all hearing of his application.

other facts which may be material to (act of June 29, 1906; 34 Stat. 597; the applicant's naturalization and reU. S. C., title 8, sec. 379).

quired to be proved upon the hearing of

such petition. SEC. 4. Second

(c) At the time of filing the petition At the time of filing his petition there for naturalization there shall be filed shall be filed with the clerk of the court with the clerk of court a certificate from a certificate from the Department of the Service, if the petitioner arrived in Labor, if the petitioner arrives in the the United States after June 29, 1906, United States after the passage of this stating the date, place, and manner of Act, stating the date, place, and man- petitioner's arrival in the United States, ner of his arrival in the United States, and the declaration of intention of such and the declaration of intention of such petitioner, which certificate and declarapetitioner, which certificate and decla- tion shall be attached to and made a ration shall be attached to and made a part of said petition. part of said petition (act of June 29, 1906; 34 Stat. 597; U. S. C., title 8, sec. 380).

SEC. 6. That petitions for naturaliza (d) Petitions for naturalization may tion may be made and filed during term be made and filed during the term time time or vacation of the court and shali or vacation of the court and shall be be docketed the same day as filed, but docketed the same day as filed, but final final action thereon shall be had only on action thereon shall be had only on stated days, to be fixed by rule of the stated days, to be fixed by rule of the court, and in no case shall final action court. be had upon a petition until at least ninety days have elapsed after filing of such petition :

(act of June 29, 1906, as amended by sec. 2, act of March 3, 1931 ; 46 Stat. 1511; U. S. C., title 8, sec. 396).

HEARING OF PETITIONS

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SEC. 4.

"Fourteenth. (a) SEC. 332. :(a) The Commissioner or The judge of any United States district a Deputy Commissioner shall designate court, or the senior judge of such court members of the Service to conduct preif there are more judges than one, is liminary hearings upon petitions for hereby authorized, in his discretion, to naturalization to any naturalization designate one or more examiners or of- court and to make findings and recomficers of the Immigration and Naturali- mendations thereon to such court. For zation Service serving as such examiner such purposes any such designated exor officer within the territorial juris- aminer is hereby authorized to take tes

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diction of such court, to conduct pre. timony concerning any matter touching liminary hearings upon petitions for or in any way affecting the admissibility naturalization to such court, and to of any petitioner for naturalization, to make findings and recommendations subpena witnesses, and to administer thereon. For such purposes any such oaths, including the oath of the petidesignated examiner or officer is hereby tioner to the petition for naturalization authorized to take testimony concerning and the oath of petitioner's witnesses. any matter touching or in any way affecting the admissibility of any petitioner for naturalization, to subpoena witnesses, and to administer oaths, including the oath of the petitioner to his petition and the oath of his witnesses” (act of June 29, 1906, as amended, as amended by part of act of June 8, 1926 ; 44 Stat. 709 (pt. 2); U. S. C., title 8, sec. 399a). Sec. 4. * "Fourteenth. *

(b) The findings of any such desig“(b) The findings of any such desig- nated examiner upon any such preliminated examiner or officer upon any such nary hearing shall be submitted to the preliminary hearing shall be submitted court at the final hearing upon the petito the court at the final hearing upon tion with a recommendation that the the petition required by section , with petition be granted, or denied, or cona recommendation that the petition be tinued, with the reasons therefor. Such granted or denied or continued, with findings and recommendations shall be the reasons therefor. Such findings accompanied by duplicate lists containand recommendations shall be accom- ing the names of the petitioners, classipanied by duplicate lists containing the fied according to the character of the names of the petitioners, classified ac- recommendations, and signed by the cording to the character of the recom- designated examiner. The judge to mendations, and signed by the desig- whom such findings and recommendanated examiner or officer. The judge tions are submitted shall, if he approve to whom such findings and recommend- such recommendations, enter a written ations are submitted shall by written order with such exceptions as the judge order approve such recommendations may deem proper, by subscribing his with such exceptions as he may deem name to each such list when corrected proper, by subscribing his name to each to conform to his conclusions upon such such list when corrected to conform to recommendations. One of such lists his conclusions upon such recommenda- shall thereafter be filed permanently of tions. One of such lists shall there- record in such court and the duplicate after be filed permanently of record in list shall be sent by the clerk of such such court and the duplicate list shall court to the Commissioner. be sent by the clerk of such court to the Commissioner of Immigration and Naturalization" (act of June 29, 1906, as amended, as amended by part of act of June 8, 1926; 44 Stat. 709–710; U. S. C., title 8, sec. 399a).

SEC. 9. That every final hearing upon SEC. 333. (a) Every final hearing such petition shall be had in open court upon a petition for naturalization shall before a judge or judges thereof, and be had in open court before a judge or every final order which may be made judges thereof, and every final order upon such petition shall be under the which may be made upon such petition hand of the court and entered in full shall be under the hand of the court and upon a record kept for that purpose, entered in full upon a record kept for and upon such final hearing of such that purpose, and upon such finál hearpetition the applicant and witnesses ing of such petition the applicant, and, shall be examined under oath before the except as provided in subsection (b) of court and in the presence of the court this section, the witnesses shall be ex(act of June 29, 1906; 34 Stat. 599; amined under oath before the court and U. S. C., title 8, sec. 398).

in the presence of the court. SEC. 4. * * "Fourteenth.

(b) The requirement of subsection "(c) The provisions of section 9 re- (a) of this section for the examination quiring the examination of the peti- of the petitioner and witnesses under tioner and witnesses under oath before oath before the court and in the presthe court and in the presence of the ence of the court shall not apply in any court shall not apply in any case where case where a designated examiner has 65495-45

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a designated examiner or officer has conducted the preliminary hearing conducted the preliminary hearing authorized by subsection (a) of section authorized by this subdivision; except 332; except that the court may, in its that the court may, in its discretion, discretion, and shall, upon deinand of and shall, upon demand of the peti- the petitioner, require the examination tioner, require the examination of the of the petitioner and the witnesses petitioner and the witnesses under oath under oath before the court and in the before the court and in the presence of presence of the court. the court" (act of June 29, 1906, as amended, as amended by part of act of June 8, 1926; 44 Stat. 710 (pt. 2); U. S. C., title 8, sec. 399a. This proviso also amends sec. 9, act of June 29, 1906; . 34 Stat. 599; U. S. C., title 8, sec. 398; see proposed sec. 333 (a), above).

SEC. 6. That petitions for naturaliza (c) Except as otherwise specifically tion may be made and filed during term provided in this chapter, no final hertime or vacation of the court and shall ing shall be held on any petition for be docketed the same day as filed, but naturalization, nor shall any person be final action thereon shall be had only naturalized nor shall any certificate of on stated days, to be fixed by rule of naturalization be issued by any court the court, and in no case shall final within thirty days after the filing of the action be had upon a petition until at petition for naturalization, nor within least ninety days have elapsed after sixty days preceding the holding of any filing of such petition: Provided, That general election within the territorial no person shall be naturalized nor shall jurisdiction of the naturalization court. any certificate of naturalization be issued by any court within thirty days preceding the holding of any general election within its territorial jurisdiction

(act of June 29, 1906, as amended, as amended by sec. 2, act of March 3, 1931 ; 46 Stat. 1511; U. S. C., title 8, sec. 396).

SEC. 11. That the United States shall (d) The United States shall have the have the right to appear before any right to appear before any court in any court or courts exercising jurisdiction naturalization proceedings for the purin naturalization proceedings for the pose of cross-examining the petitioner purpose of cross-examining the peti- and the witnesses produced in support tioner and the witnesses produced in of the petition concerning any matter support of his petition concerning any touching or in any way affecting the matter touching or in any way affecting petitioner's right to admission to citihis right to admission to citizenship, zenship, and shall have the right to and shall have the right to call wit- call witnesses, produce evidence, and nesses, produce evidence, and be lieard be heard in opposition to the grauting in opposition to the granting of any of any petition in naturalization propetition in naturalization proceedings ceedings. (act of June 29, 1906; 34 Stat. 599; U. S. C., title 8, sec. 399). SEC. 6.

It shall be lawful, (e) It shall be lawful at the time at the time and as a part of the natu- and as a part of the naturalization of ralization of any alien, for the court, any person, for the court, in its discrein its discretion, upon the petition of tion, upon the prayer of the petitioner such alien, to make a decree changing included in the petition for naturalizathe name of said alien, and his certiti- tion of such person, to make a decree cate of naturalization shall be issued to changing the name of said person, and him in accordance therewith (act of the certificate of naturalization shall be June 29, 1906; 34 Stat. 598; U. S. C., issued in accordance therewith. title 8, sec. 396).

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