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Title 8 Part 327

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Title 8 Part 327

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Title 8Chapter ISubchapter C → Part 327


Title 8: Aliens and Nationality


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


Contents
§327.1   Eligibility.
§327.2   Procedure for naturalization.

Authority: 8 U.S.C. 1103, 1438, 1443.

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§327.1   Eligibility.

To be eligible for naturalization under section 327 of the Act, an applicant must establish that:

(a) The applicant, on or after September 1, 1939 and on or before September 2, 1945:

(1) Served in the military, air or naval forces of any country at war with a country with which the United States was at war after December 7, 1941 and before September 2, 1945; or

(2) Took an oath of allegiance or obligation for purposes of entering or serving in the military, air, or, naval forces of any country at war with a country with which the United States was at war after December 7, 1941 and before September 2, 1945;

(b) The applicant was a United States citizen at the time of the service or oath specified in paragraph (a) of this section;

(c) The applicant lost United States citizenship as a result of the service or oath specified in paragraph (a) of this section;

(d) The applicant has been lawfully admitted for permanent residence and intends to reside permanently in the United States;

(e) The applicant is, and has been for a period of at least five years immediately preceding taking the oath required in §327.2(c), a person of good moral character, attached to the principles of the Constitution of the United States, and favorably disposed toward the good order and happiness of the United States; and

(f) The applicant has complied with all other requirements for naturalization as provided in part 316 of this chapter, except for those contained in §316.2 (a)(3) through (a)(6) of this chapter.

[56 FR 50492, Oct. 7, 1991]

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§327.2   Procedure for naturalization.

(a) Application. An applicant who is eligible for naturalization pursuant to section 327 of the Act and §327.1 shall submit an Application for Naturalization, Form N-400, in accordance with §316.4 of this chapter. Such application must be accompanied by a statement describing the applicant's eligibility under §327.1 (a), (b), and (c) and any available documentation to establish those facts.

(b) Oath of Allegiance. Upon naturalization of the applicant, the district director shall transmit a copy of the oath of allegiance taken by the applicant to the Department of State.

[56 FR 50492, Oct. 7, 1991, as amended at 74 FR 26941, June 5, 2009]

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