INDIAN AFFAIRS: LAWS AND TREATIES

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PUBLIC LAWS OF THE SEVENTY-SIXTH CONGRESS, THIRD SESSION, 1940-1941.
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Chapter 876
October 14, 1940 [H. R. 9980] |  [Public, No. 853] 54 Stat. 1137

AN ACT
To revise and codify the nationality laws of the United States into a comprehensive nationality code.
Section 1 | 201

Margin Notes
Chap. 876 Nationality Act of 1940.
Sec. 1 Short title.
Chap. 3 1138
Sec. 201 Nationals and citizens of U. S. at birth.

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Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the nationality laws of the United States are revised and codified as follows:

TITLE I—SHORT TITLE

SEC. 1.

This Act may be cited as the Nationality Act of 1940.

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CHAPTER II—NATIONALITY AT BIRTH

SEC. 201.

The following shall be nationals and citizens of the United States at birth:

(a) A person born in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof;

(b) A person born in the United States to a member of an Indian, Eskimo, Aleutian, or other aboriginal tribe: Provided, That the granting of citizenship under this subsection shall not in any manner impair or otherwise affect the right of such person to tribal or other property;

(c) A person born outside of the United States and its outlying possessions of parents both of whom are citizens of the United States and one of whom has resided in the United States or one of its outlying possessions, prior to the birth of such person;

(d) A person born outside of the United States and its outlying possessions of parents one of whom is a citizen of the United States who resided in the United States or one of its outlying possessions prior to the birth of such person, and the other of whom is a national, but not a citizen of the United States;

(e) A person born in an outlying possession of the United States of parents one of whom is a citizen of the United States who resided in the United States or one of its outlying possessions prior to the birth of such person;

Approved, October 14, 1940.


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