2015 US Code
Title 8 - Aliens and Nationality (Sections 1 - 1778)
Chapter 12 - Immigration and Nationality (Sections 1101 - 1537)
Subchapter III - Nationality and Naturalization (Sections 1401 - 1504)
Part II - Nationality Through Naturalization (Sections 1421 - 1459)
Sec. 1437 - Resident Philippine citizens excepted from certain requirements

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Publication TitleUnited States Code, 2012 Edition, Supplement 3, Title 8 - ALIENS AND NATIONALITY
CategoryBills and Statutes
CollectionUnited States Code
SuDoc Class NumberY 1.2/5:
Contained WithinTitle 8 - ALIENS AND NATIONALITY
CHAPTER 12 - IMMIGRATION AND NATIONALITY
SUBCHAPTER III - NATIONALITY AND NATURALIZATION
Part II - Nationality Through Naturalization
Sec. 1437 - Resident Philippine citizens excepted from certain requirements
Containssection 1437
Date2015
Laws In Effect As Of DateJanuary 3, 2016
Positive LawNo
Dispositionstandard
Source CreditJune 27, 1952, ch. 477, title III, ch. 2, §326, 66 Stat. 248; Pub. L. 101-649, title IV, §407(c)(9), Nov. 29, 1990, 104 Stat. 5041.
Statutes at Large References66 Stat. 248
104 Stat. 5041
Public and Private LawsPublic Law 101-649

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8 U.S.C. § 1437 (2015)

§1437. Resident Philippine citizens excepted from certain requirements

Any person who (1) was a citizen of the Commonwealth of the Philippines on July 2, 1946, (2) entered the United States prior to May 1, 1934, and (3) has, since such entry, resided continuously in the United States shall be regarded as having been lawfully admitted to the United States for permanent residence for the purpose of applying for naturalization under this subchapter.

(June 27, 1952, ch. 477, title III, ch. 2, §326, 66 Stat. 248; Pub. L. 101–649, title IV, §407(c)(9), Nov. 29, 1990, 104 Stat. 5041.)

AMENDMENTS

1990—Pub. L. 101–649 substituted "applying" for "petitioning".

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