Title 8

CHAPTER I SUBCHAP C

Subchapter C - Nationality Regulations

8:1.0.1.3.62PART 301
PART 301 - NATIONALS AND CITIZENS OF THE UNITED STATES AT BIRTH
8:1.0.1.3.62.0.1.1SECTION 301.1
     301.1 Procedures.
8:1.0.1.3.63PART 306
PART 306 - SPECIAL CLASSES OF PERSONS WHO MAY BE NATURALIZED: VIRGIN ISLANDERS
8:1.0.1.3.63.0.1.1SECTION 306.1
     306.1 Persons eligible.
8:1.0.1.3.63.0.1.2SECTION 306.2
     306.2 United States citizenship; when acquired.
8:1.0.1.3.63.0.1.3SECTION 306.11
     306.11 Preliminary application form; filing; examination.
8:1.0.1.3.63.0.1.4SECTION 306.12
     306.12 Renunciation forms; disposition.
8:1.0.1.3.64PART 310
PART 310 - NATURALIZATION AUTHORITY
8:1.0.1.3.64.0.1.1SECTION 310.1
     310.1 Administrative naturalization authority.
8:1.0.1.3.64.0.1.2SECTION 310.2
     310.2 Jurisdiction to accept applications for naturalization.
8:1.0.1.3.64.0.1.3SECTION 310.3
     310.3 Administration of the oath of allegiance.
8:1.0.1.3.64.0.1.4SECTION 310.4
     310.4 Judicial naturalization authority and withdrawal of petitions.
8:1.0.1.3.64.0.1.5SECTION 310.5
     310.5 Judicial review.
8:1.0.1.3.65PART 312
PART 312 - EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR NATURALIZATION
8:1.0.1.3.65.0.1.1SECTION 312.1
     312.1 Literacy requirements.
8:1.0.1.3.65.0.1.2SECTION 312.2
     312.2 Knowledge of history and government of the United States.
8:1.0.1.3.65.0.1.3SECTION 312.3
     312.3 Testing of applicants who obtained permanent residence pursuant to section 245A of the Act.
8:1.0.1.3.65.0.1.4SECTION 312.4
     312.4 Selection of interpreter.
8:1.0.1.3.65.0.1.5SECTION 312.5
     312.5 Failure to meet educational and literacy requirements.
8:1.0.1.3.66PART 313
PART 313 - MEMBERSHIP IN THE COMMUNIST PARTY OR ANY OTHER TOTALITARIAN ORGANIZATIONS
8:1.0.1.3.66.0.1.1SECTION 313.1
     313.1 Definitions.
8:1.0.1.3.66.0.1.2SECTION 313.2
     313.2 Prohibitions.
8:1.0.1.3.66.0.1.3SECTION 313.3
     313.3 Statutory exemptions.
8:1.0.1.3.66.0.1.4SECTION 313.4
     313.4 Procedure.
8:1.0.1.3.67PART 315
PART 315 - PERSONS INELIGIBLE TO CITIZENSHIP: EXEMPTION FROM MILITARY SERVICE
8:1.0.1.3.67.0.1.1SECTION 315.1
     315.1 Definitions.
8:1.0.1.3.67.0.1.2SECTION 315.2
     315.2 Ineligibility and exceptions.
8:1.0.1.3.67.0.1.3SECTION 315.3
     315.3 Evidence.
8:1.0.1.3.67.0.1.4SECTION 315.4
     315.4 Exemption treaties.
8:1.0.1.3.68PART 316
PART 316 - GENERAL REQUIREMENTS FOR NATURALIZATION
8:1.0.1.3.68.0.1.1SECTION 316.1
     316.1 Definitions.
8:1.0.1.3.68.0.1.2SECTION 316.2
     316.2 Eligibility.
8:1.0.1.3.68.0.1.3SECTION 316.3
     316.3 [Reserved]
8:1.0.1.3.68.0.1.4SECTION 316.4
     316.4 Application; documents.
8:1.0.1.3.68.0.1.5SECTION 316.5
     316.5 Residence in the United States.
8:1.0.1.3.68.0.1.6SECTION 316.6
     316.6 Physical presence for certain spouses of military personnel.
8:1.0.1.3.68.0.1.7SECTION 316.7-316.9
     316.7-316.9 [Reserved]
8:1.0.1.3.68.0.1.8SECTION 316.10
     316.10 Good moral character.
8:1.0.1.3.68.0.1.9SECTION 316.11
     316.11 Attachment to the Constitution; favorable disposition towards the good order and happiness.
8:1.0.1.3.68.0.1.10SECTION 316.12
     316.12 Applicant's legal incompetency during statutory period.
8:1.0.1.3.68.0.1.11SECTION 316.13
     316.13 [Reserved]
8:1.0.1.3.68.0.1.12SECTION 316.14
     316.14 Adjudication - examination, grant, denial.
8:1.0.1.3.68.0.1.13SECTION 316.15-316.19
     316.15-316.19 [Reserved]
8:1.0.1.3.68.0.1.14SECTION 316.20
     316.20 American institutions of research, public international organizations, and designations under the International Immunities Act.
8:1.0.1.3.69PART 318
PART 318 - PENDING REMOVAL PROCEEDINGS
8:1.0.1.3.69.0.1.1SECTION 318.1
     318.1 Warrant of arrest.
8:1.0.1.3.70PART 319
PART 319 - SPECIAL CLASSES OF PERSONS WHO MAY BE NATURALIZED: SPOUSES OF UNITED STATES CITIZENS
8:1.0.1.3.70.0.1.1SECTION 319.1
     319.1 Persons living in marital union with United States citizen spouse.
8:1.0.1.3.70.0.1.2SECTION 319.2
     319.2 Person whose United States citizen spouse is employed abroad.
8:1.0.1.3.70.0.1.3SECTION 319.3
     319.3 Surviving spouses of United States citizens who died during a period of honorable service in an active duty status in the Armed Forces of the United States.
8:1.0.1.3.70.0.1.4SECTION 319.4
     319.4 Persons continuously employed for 5 years by United States organizations engaged in disseminating information.
8:1.0.1.3.70.0.1.5SECTION 319.5
     319.5 Public international organizations in which the U.S. participates by treaty or statute.
8:1.0.1.3.70.0.1.6SECTION 319.6
     319.6 United States nonprofit organizations engaged abroad in disseminating information which significantly promotes U.S. interests.
8:1.0.1.3.70.0.1.7SECTION 319.7-319.10
     319.7-319.10 [Reserved]
8:1.0.1.3.70.0.1.8SECTION 319.11
     319.11 Filing of application.
8:1.0.1.3.71PART 320
PART 320 - CHILD BORN OUTSIDE THE UNITED STATES AND RESIDING PERMANENTLY IN THE UNITED STATES; REQUIREMENTS FOR AUTOMATIC ACQUISITION OF CITIZENSHIP
8:1.0.1.3.71.0.1.1SECTION 320.1
     320.1 What definitions are used in this part
8:1.0.1.3.71.0.1.2SECTION 320.2
     320.2 Who is eligible for citizenship
8:1.0.1.3.71.0.1.3SECTION 320.3
     320.3 How, where, and what forms and other documents should be filed
8:1.0.1.3.71.0.1.4SECTION 320.4
     320.4 Who must appear for an interview on the application for citizenship
8:1.0.1.3.71.0.1.5SECTION 320.5
     320.5 Decision.
8:1.0.1.3.72PART 322
PART 322 - CHILD BORN OUTSIDE THE UNITED STATES; REQUIREMENTS FOR APPLICATION FOR CERTIFICATE OF CITIZENSHIP
8:1.0.1.3.72.0.1.1SECTION 322.1
     322.1 What are the definitions used in this part
8:1.0.1.3.72.0.1.2SECTION 322.2
     322.2 Eligibility.
8:1.0.1.3.72.0.1.3SECTION 322.3
     322.3 Application and supporting documents.
8:1.0.1.3.72.0.1.4SECTION 322.4
     322.4 Interview.
8:1.0.1.3.72.0.1.5SECTION 322.5
     322.5 Decision.
8:1.0.1.3.73PART 324
PART 324 - SPECIAL CLASSES OF PERSONS WHO MAY BE NATURALIZED: WOMEN WHO HAVE LOST UNITED STATES CITIZENSHIP BY MARRIAGE AND FORMER CITIZENS WHOSE NATURALIZATION IS AUTHORIZED BY PRIVATE LAW
8:1.0.1.3.73.0.1.1SECTION 324.1
     324.1 Definitions.
8:1.0.1.3.73.0.1.2SECTION 324.2
     324.2 Former citizen at birth or by naturalization.
8:1.0.1.3.73.0.1.3SECTION 324.3
     324.3 Women, citizens of the United States at birth, who lost or are believed to have lost citizenship by marriage and whose marriage has terminated.
8:1.0.1.3.73.0.1.4SECTION 324.4
     324.4 Women restored to United States citizenship by the act of June 25, 1936, as amended by the act of July 2, 1940.
8:1.0.1.3.73.0.1.5SECTION 324.5
     324.5 Former citizen of the United States whose naturalization by taking the oath is authorized by a private law.
8:1.0.1.3.74PART 325
PART 325 - NATIONALS BUT NOT CITIZENS OF THE UNITED STATES; RESIDENCE WITHIN OUTLYING POSSESSIONS
8:1.0.1.3.74.0.1.1SECTION 325.1
     325.1 [Reserved]
8:1.0.1.3.74.0.1.2SECTION 325.2
     325.2 Eligibility.
8:1.0.1.3.74.0.1.3SECTION 325.3
     325.3 Residence.
8:1.0.1.3.74.0.1.4SECTION 325.4
     325.4 Application; documents.
8:1.0.1.3.75PART 327
PART 327 - SPECIAL CLASSES OF PERSONS WHO MAY BE NATURALIZED: PERSONS WHO LOST UNITED STATES CITIZENSHIP THROUGH SERVICE IN ARMED FORCES OF FOREIGN COUNTRY DURING WORLD WAR II
8:1.0.1.3.75.0.1.1SECTION 327.1
     327.1 Eligibility.
8:1.0.1.3.75.0.1.2SECTION 327.2
     327.2 Procedure for naturalization.
8:1.0.1.3.76PART 328
PART 328 - SPECIAL CLASSES OF PERSONS WHO MAY BE NATURALIZED: PERSONS WITH 1 YEAR OF SERVICE IN THE UNITED STATES ARMED FORCES
8:1.0.1.3.76.0.1.1SECTION 328.1
     328.1 Definitions.
8:1.0.1.3.76.0.1.2SECTION 328.2
     328.2 Eligibility.
8:1.0.1.3.76.0.1.3SECTION 328.3
     328.3 [Reserved]
8:1.0.1.3.76.0.1.4SECTION 328.4
     328.4 Application and evidence.
8:1.0.1.3.77PART 329
PART 329 - SPECIAL CLASSES OF PERSONS WHO MAY BE NATURALIZED: PERSONS WITH ACTIVE DUTY OR CERTAIN READY RESERVE SERVICE IN THE UNITED STATES ARMED FORCES DURING SPECIFIED PERIODS OF HOSTILITIES
8:1.0.1.3.77.0.1.1SECTION 329.1
     329.1 Definitions.
8:1.0.1.3.77.0.1.2SECTION 329.2
     329.2 Eligibility.
8:1.0.1.3.77.0.1.3SECTION 329.3
     329.3 [Reserved]
8:1.0.1.3.77.0.1.4SECTION 329.4
     329.4 Application and evidence.
8:1.0.1.3.78PART 330
PART 330 - SPECIAL CLASSES OF PERSONS WHO MAY BE NATURALIZED: SEAMEN
8:1.0.1.3.78.0.1.1SECTION 330.1
     330.1 Eligibility.
8:1.0.1.3.78.0.1.2SECTION 330.2
     330.2 Application.
8:1.0.1.3.79PART 331
PART 331 - ALIEN ENEMIES; NATURALIZATION UNDER SPECIFIED CONDITIONS AND PROCEDURES
8:1.0.1.3.79.0.1.1SECTION 331.1
     331.1 Definitions.
8:1.0.1.3.79.0.1.2SECTION 331.2
     331.2 Eligibility.
8:1.0.1.3.79.0.1.3SECTION 331.3
     331.3 Investigation.
8:1.0.1.3.79.0.1.4SECTION 331.4
     331.4 Procedures.
8:1.0.1.3.80PART 332
PART 332 - NATURALIZATION ADMINISTRATION
8:1.0.1.3.80.0.1.1SECTION 332.1
     332.1 Designation of USCIS employees to administer oaths and conduct examinations and hearings.
8:1.0.1.3.80.0.1.2SECTION 332.2-332.4
     332.2-332.4 [Reserved]
8:1.0.1.3.80.0.1.3SECTION 332.5
     332.5 Official forms for use by clerks of court.
8:1.0.1.3.81PART 333
PART 333 - PHOTOGRAPHS
8:1.0.1.3.81.0.1.1SECTION 333.1
     333.1 Description of required photographs.
8:1.0.1.3.81.0.1.2SECTION 333.2
     333.2 Attachment of photographs to documents.
8:1.0.1.3.82PART 334
PART 334 - APPLICATION FOR NATURALIZATION
8:1.0.1.3.82.0.1.1SECTION 334.1
     334.1 Filing of application for naturalization.
8:1.0.1.3.82.0.1.2SECTION 334.2
     334.2 Application for naturalization.
8:1.0.1.3.82.0.1.3SECTION 334.3
     334.3 [Reserved]
8:1.0.1.3.82.0.1.4SECTION 334.4
     334.4 Investigation and report if applicant is sick or disabled.
8:1.0.1.3.82.0.1.5SECTION 334.5
     334.5 Amendment of application for naturalization; reopening proceedings.
8:1.0.1.3.82.0.1.6SECTION 334.6-334.10
     334.6-334.10 [Reserved]
8:1.0.1.3.82.0.1.7SECTION 334.11
     334.11 Declaration of intention.
8:1.0.1.3.82.0.1.8SECTION 334.12-334.15
     334.12-334.15 [Reserved]
8:1.0.1.3.83PART 335
PART 335 - EXAMINATION ON APPLICATION FOR NATURALIZATION
8:1.0.1.3.83.0.1.1SECTION 335.1
     335.1 Investigation of applicant.
8:1.0.1.3.83.0.1.2SECTION 335.2
     335.2 Examination of applicant.
8:1.0.1.3.83.0.1.3SECTION 335.3
     335.3 Determination on application; continuance of examination.
8:1.0.1.3.83.0.1.4SECTION 335.4
     335.4 Use of record of examination.
8:1.0.1.3.83.0.1.5SECTION 335.5
     335.5 Receipt of derogatory information after grant.
8:1.0.1.3.83.0.1.6SECTION 335.6
     335.6 Failure to appear for examination.
8:1.0.1.3.83.0.1.7SECTION 335.7
     335.7 Failure to prosecute application after initial examination.
8:1.0.1.3.83.0.1.8SECTION 335.8
     335.8 [Reserved]
8:1.0.1.3.83.0.1.9SECTION 335.9
     335.9 Transfer of application.
8:1.0.1.3.83.0.1.10SECTION 335.10
     335.10 Withdrawal of application.
8:1.0.1.3.84PART 336
PART 336 - HEARINGS ON DENIALS OF APPLICATIONS FOR NATURALIZATION
8:1.0.1.3.84.0.1.1SECTION 336.1
     336.1 Denial after section 335 examination.
8:1.0.1.3.84.0.1.2SECTION 336.2
     336.2 USCIS hearing.
8:1.0.1.3.84.0.1.3SECTION 336.3-336.8
     336.3-336.8 [Reserved]
8:1.0.1.3.84.0.1.4SECTION 336.9
     336.9 Judicial review of denial determinations on applications for naturalization.
8:1.0.1.3.85PART 337
PART 337 - OATH OF ALLEGIANCE
8:1.0.1.3.85.0.1.1SECTION 337.1
     337.1 Oath of allegiance.
8:1.0.1.3.85.0.1.2SECTION 337.2
     337.2 Oath administered by USCIS or EOIR.
8:1.0.1.3.85.0.1.3SECTION 337.3
     337.3 Expedited administration of oath of allegiance.
8:1.0.1.3.85.0.1.4SECTION 337.4
     337.4 When requests for change of name granted.
8:1.0.1.3.85.0.1.5SECTION 337.5-337.6
     337.5-337.6 [Reserved]
8:1.0.1.3.85.0.1.6SECTION 337.7
     337.7 Information and assignment of individuals under exclusive jurisdiction.
8:1.0.1.3.85.0.1.7SECTION 337.8
     337.8 Oath administered by the courts.
8:1.0.1.3.85.0.1.8SECTION 337.9
     337.9 Effective date of naturalization.
8:1.0.1.3.85.0.1.9SECTION 337.10
     337.10 Failure to appear for oath administration ceremony.
8:1.0.1.3.86PART 338
PART 338 - CERTIFICATE OF NATURALIZATION
8:1.0.1.3.86.0.1.1SECTION 338.1
     338.1 Execution and issuance of certificate.
8:1.0.1.3.86.0.1.2SECTION 338.2
     338.2 Execution in case name is changed.
8:1.0.1.3.86.0.1.3SECTION 338.3
     338.3 Delivery of certificates.
8:1.0.1.3.86.0.1.4SECTION 338.4
     338.4 [Reserved]
8:1.0.1.3.86.0.1.5SECTION 338.5
     338.5 Correction of certificates.
8:1.0.1.3.86.0.1.6SECTION 338.6-338.10
     338.6-338.10 [Reserved]
8:1.0.1.3.87PART 339
PART 339 - FUNCTIONS AND DUTIES OF CLERKS OF COURT REGARDING NATURALIZATION PROCEEDINGS
8:1.0.1.3.87.0.1.1SECTION 339.1
     339.1 Administration of oath of allegiance to applicants for naturalization.
8:1.0.1.3.87.0.1.2SECTION 339.2
     339.2 Monthly reports.
8:1.0.1.3.87.0.1.3SECTION 339.3
     339.3 Relinquishment of naturalization jurisdiction.
8:1.0.1.3.87.0.1.4SECTION 339.4
     339.4 Binding of naturalization records.
8:1.0.1.3.87.0.1.5SECTION 339.5
     339.5 Recordkeeping.
8:1.0.1.3.88PART 340
PART 340 - REVOCATION OF NATURALIZATION
8:1.0.1.3.88.0.1.1SECTION 340.1
     340.1 [Reserved]
8:1.0.1.3.88.0.1.2SECTION 340.2
     340.2 Revocation proceedings pursuant to section 340(a) of the Act.
8:1.0.1.3.89PART 341
PART 341 - CERTIFICATES OF CITIZENSHIP
8:1.0.1.3.89.0.1.1SECTION 341.1
     341.1 Application.
8:1.0.1.3.89.0.1.2SECTION 341.2
     341.2 Examination upon application.
8:1.0.1.3.89.0.1.3SECTION 341.3
     341.3 Depositions.
8:1.0.1.3.89.0.1.4SECTION 341.4
     341.4 Surrender of immigration documents.
8:1.0.1.3.89.0.1.5SECTION 341.5
     341.5 Decision.
8:1.0.1.3.90PART 342
PART 342 - ADMINISTRATIVE CANCELLATION OF CERTIFICATES, DOCUMENTS, OR RECORDS
8:1.0.1.3.90.0.1.1SECTION 342.1
     342.1 Notice.
8:1.0.1.3.90.0.1.2SECTION 342.2
     342.2 Service of notice.
8:1.0.1.3.90.0.1.3SECTION 342.3
     342.3 Allegations admitted; no answer filed; no personal appearance requested.
8:1.0.1.3.90.0.1.4SECTION 342.4
     342.4 Answer asserting defense; personal appearance requested.
8:1.0.1.3.90.0.1.5SECTION 342.5
     342.5 Conduct of examination.
8:1.0.1.3.90.0.1.6SECTION 342.6
     342.6 Depositions.
8:1.0.1.3.90.0.1.7SECTION 342.7
     342.7 Report and recommendation.
8:1.0.1.3.90.0.1.8SECTION 342.8
     342.8 Appeals.
8:1.0.1.3.90.0.1.9SECTION 342.9
     342.9 Notice re 18 U.S.C. 1428.
8:1.0.1.3.91PART 343
PART 343 - CERTIFICATE OF NATURALIZATION OR REPATRIATION; PERSONS WHO RESUMED CITIZENSHIP UNDER SECTION 323 OF THE NATIONALITY ACT OF 1940, AS AMENDED, OR SECTION 4 OF THE ACT OF JUNE 29, 1906
8:1.0.1.3.91.0.1.1SECTION 343.1
     343.1 Application.
8:1.0.1.3.92PART 343a
PART 343a - NATURALIZATION AND CITIZENSHIP PAPERS LOST, MUTILATED, OR DESTROYED; NEW CERTIFICATE IN CHANGED NAME; CERTIFIED COPY OF REPATRIATION PROCEEDINGS
8:1.0.1.3.92.0.1.1SECTION 343a.1
     343a.1 Application for replacement of or new papers relating to naturalization, citizenship, or repatriation.
8:1.0.1.3.92.0.1.2SECTION 343a.2
     343a.2 Return or replacement of surrendered certificate of naturalization or citizenship.
8:1.0.1.3.93PART 343b
PART 343b - SPECIAL CERTIFICATE OF NATURALIZATION FOR RECOGNITION BY A FOREIGN STATE
8:1.0.1.3.93.0.1.1SECTION 343b.1
     343b.1 Application.
8:1.0.1.3.93.0.1.2SECTION 343b.2
     343b.2 Number of applications required.
8:1.0.1.3.93.0.1.3SECTION 343b.3
     343b.3 Interview.
8:1.0.1.3.93.0.1.4SECTION 343b.4
     343b.4 Applicant outside of United States.
8:1.0.1.3.93.0.1.5SECTION 343b.5
     343b.5 Verification of naturalization.
8:1.0.1.3.93.0.1.6SECTION 343b.11
     343b.11 Disposition of application.
8:1.0.1.3.94PART 343c
PART 343c - CERTIFICATIONS FROM RECORDS
8:1.0.1.3.94.0.1.1SECTION 343c.1
     343c.1 Application for certification of naturalization record of court or certificate of naturalization or citizenship.
8:1.0.1.3.95PART 349
PART 349 - LOSS OF NATIONALITY
8:1.0.1.3.95.0.1.1SECTION 349.1
     349.1 Japanese renunciation of nationality.
8:1.0.1.3.96PART 392
PART 392 - SPECIAL CLASSES OF PERSONS WHO MAY BE NATURALIZED: PERSONS WHO DIE WHILE SERVING ON ACTIVE DUTY WITH THE UNITED STATES ARMED FORCES DURING CERTAIN PERIODS OF HOSTILITIES
8:1.0.1.3.96.0.1.1SECTION 392.1
     392.1 Definitions.
8:1.0.1.3.96.0.1.2SECTION 392.2
     392.2 Eligibility for posthumous citizenship.
8:1.0.1.3.96.0.1.3SECTION 392.3
     392.3 Application for posthumous citizenship.
8:1.0.1.3.96.0.1.4SECTION 392.4
     392.4 Issuance of a certificate of citizenship.
8:1.0.1.3.97PART 393-499
PARTS 393-499 [RESERVED]