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CERTIFICATIONS OF NATURALIZATION RECORDS OR CERTIFICATES FOR COM

PLIANCE WITH STATE OR FEDERAL STATUTES, OR JUDICIAL PROCEEDINGS; RESTRICTION ON ISSUANCE BY CLERK OF COURT

(e) The Commissioner or a Deputy Commissioner is authorized to make and issue, without fee, certfications of any part of the naturalization records of any court, or of any certificate of naturalization or citizenship, for use in complying with any statute, State or Federal, or in any judicial proceeding. No such certification shall be made by any

clerk of court except upon order of the court. (54 Stat. 1161; 8 U. S. C. 741.)

FISCAL PROVISIONS PEES COLLECTED BY CLERKS OF COURTS FOR DECLARATIONS OF INTENTION, PETITIONS FOR NATURALIZATION, FINAL. HEARINGS, AND CERTIFICATES OF NATURALIZATION

SEO. 342. (a) The clerk of each and every naturalization court shall charge, collect, and account for the following fees :

(1) For receiving and filing a declaration of intention, and issuing a duplicate and triplicate thereof, $2.50.

(2) For making, filing, and docketing a petition for naturalization, $5, including the final hearing on such petition, if such hearing be held, and a certificate of naturalization, if the issuance of such certificate is authorized by the naturalization court. (54 Stat. 1161; 8 U. S. C. 742.) FEES COLLECTED BY COMMISSIONER OF IMMIGRATION AND NATURALIZATION

IN VARIOUS PROCEEDINGS (b) The Commissioner shall charge, collect, and account for the following fees :

(1) For application for record of registry, $18.12
(2) For the issuance of each certificate of arrival, $2.50.

(3) For application for a declaration of intention in lieu of a declaration alleged to have been lost, mutilated, or destroyed, $1.

(4) For application for a certificate of naturalization in lieu of a certificate alleged to have been lost, mutilated, or destroyed, $1.

(5) For application for a certificate of citizenship, $5.is

(6) For application for the issuance of a special certificate of citizenship to obtain recognition, $5.

(7) For application for a certficate of naturalization under section 323, $1.

(8) For application for a certificate of citizenship in changed name, $5. (54 Stat. 1161; 8 U.S. C. 742.)

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REASONABLE FEES WITH APPROVAL OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL WHERE FEES NOT ESTABLISHED BY LAW FOR COPIES OF OR INFORMATION FROM THE SERVICE RECORDS

(9) Reasonable fees, with the approval of the Attorney General, in cases where such fees have not been established by law, to cover the cost of furnishing, to other than officials or agencies of the Federal Government, copies, whether certified or uncertified, of any part of the records, or information from the records, of the Service. Such fees shall not exceed a maximum of 25 cents per folio, with a minimum fee of 50 cents for any one such service, in addition to a fee of $1 for any official certification furnished under seal. (54 Stat. 1162; 8 U. S. C. 742.)

* In the original Act of Mar. 2, 1929 (45 Stat. 1512-1513), p. 531, the fee was $20; this was changed to $10 by the Act of April 19, 1934 (48 Stat. 698), p. 551. 13 Prior to its amendment by the Act of Jan. 20, 1944, $ 842 (b) (8), p. 414, read : For application for a certificate of derivative citizenship, $8.

CLERKS OF COURTS TO PAY THE COMMISSIONER ONE-HALF OP FEES UP TO

SIX THOUSAND DOLLARS AND ALL IN EXCESS (c) The clerk of any naturalization court specified in subsection (a) of section 301 (except the courts specified in subsection (d) of this section), shall account for and pay over to the Commissioner one-half of all fees up to the sum of $6,000, and all fees in excess of $6,000, collected by any such clerk in naturalization proceedings in any fiscal year. (54 Stat. 1162; 8 U.S. C. 742.)

CLERKS OF CERTAIN UNITED STATES COURTS TO PAY TO THE COMMISSIONER

ALL NATURALIZATION FEES (d) The clerk of any United States district court (except in Alaska) and the clerk of the District Court of the United States for the District of Columbia shall account for and pay over to the Commissioner all fees collected by any such clerks in naturalization proceedings. (54 Stat. 1162; 8 U.S. C. 742.)

CLERKS TO PAY FEES TO COMMISSIONER QUARTERLY WITHIN THIRTY DAYS

OF THE CLOSE OF EACH QUARTER (e) The accounting required by subsections (c) and (d) of this section shall be made and the fees paid over to the Commissioner by such respective clerks in their quarterly accounts which they are hereby required to render to the Commissioner within thirty days from the close of each quarter of each and every fiscal year, in accordance with regulations prescribed by the Commissioner. (54 Stat. 1162; 8 U.S. C. 742.) CLERKS OF NATURALIZATION COURTS TO PAY ADDITIONAL CLERICAL FORCE

FROM RETAINED FEES (f) The clerks of the various naturalization courts shall pay all additional clerical force that may be required in performing the duties imposed by this Act upon Clerks of courts from fees retained under the provisions of this section by such clerks in naturalization proceedings. (54 Stat. 1162; 8 U.S. C. 742.)

NATURALIZATION FEES TO BE DEPOSITED BY THE COMMISSIONER IN THE

TREASURY OF THE UNITED STATES (g) All fees collected by the Commissioner and all fees paid over to the Commissioner by clerks of naturalization courts under the provisions of this Act, shall be deposited by the Commissioner in the Treasury of the United States. (54 Stat. 1102; 8 U. S. C. 742.)

LIMIT UPON COUNSEL'S FEES IN NATURALIZATION PROCEEDINGS (h). In all naturalization proceedings in which an alien applying for a certificate of naturalization or of citizenship is represented by counsel, there is hereby established a limit of $25 for counsel's fees, except where legal action before a court requires extended legal service when the court may approve a reasonable fee in excess of $25. (54 Stat. 1162; 8 U. S. C. 742.)

WAIVING OF NATURALIZATION FEES, DURING WAR, FOR ALIENS IN THE

MILITARY OR NAVAL SERVICE OF THE UNITED STATES : (i) During the time when the United States is at war no clerk of a United States court shall charge or collect a naturalization fee from an alien in the military or naval service of the United States for filing a petition for naturalization or issuing a certificate of naturalization upon admission to citizenship, and no clerk of any State court shall charge or collect any fee for such services unless the laws of the State require such charge to be made, in which case nothing more than the portion of the fee required to be paid to the State shall be charged or collected. A report of all transactions under this subsection shall be made to the Commissioner as in the case of other reports required of clerks of courts by this Act. (54 Stat. 1162; 8 U.S. C. 742.)

DEPOSIT BY PETITIONER OF WITNESSES FEES (i) In addition to the other fees required by this Act, the petitioner for naturalization shall, upon the filing of a petition for naturalization, deposit with and pay to the clerk of the naturalization court a sum of money sufficient to cover the expenses of subpenaing and paying the legal fees of any witnesses for whom such petitioner may request a subpena, and upon the final discharge of such witnesses, they shall receive, if they demand the same from the clerk, the customary and usual witness fees from the moneys which the petitioner shall have paid to such clerk for such purpose, and the residue, if any, shall be returned by the clerk to the petitioner. (54 Stat. 1162; 8 U. S. C. 742.) MAIL RELATING TO NATURALIZATION TRANSMITTED FREE OF POSTAGE AND

REGISTERED

SEC. 343. All mail matter of whatever class, relating to naturalization, including duplicate papers required by law or regulation to be sent to the Service by clerks of courts addressed to the Department of Justice or the Service, or any official thereof, and endorsed “Official Business”, shall be transmitted free of postage and by registered mail if necessary, and so marked. (54 Stat. 1168; 8 U.S. C. 748.)

AUTHORIZATION GRANTED FOR PUBLICATION AND DISTRIBUTION OF

CITIZENSHIP TEXTBOOK FROM NATURALIZATION FEES SEO. 344. Authorization is hereby granted for the publication and distribution of the citizenship textbook described in subsection (c) of section 327, and for the reimbursement of the printing and binding appropriation of the Department of Justice upon the

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records of the Treasury Department from the naturalization fees deposited in the Treasury through the Service for the cost of such publication and distribution, such reimbursement to be made upon statements by the Commissioner of books so published and distributed. (84 Stat. 1163; 8 U.S. C. 744.) COMPILATION OF NATURALIZATION STATISTICS AND PAYMENT FOR

EQUIPMENT SEO. 845. The Commissioner is authorized and directed to prepare from the records in the custody of the Service a report upon those heretofore seeking citizenship to show by nationalities their relation to the numbers of aliens annually arriving and to the prevailing census populations of the foreign born, their economic, vocational, and other classification, in statistical form, with analytical comment thereon, and to prepare such report annually hereafter. Payment for the equipment used in preparing such compilation shall be made from the appropriation, “Salaries and expenses, Immigration and Naturalization Service". (54 Stat. 1163; 8 U.S. C. 745.)

PENAL PROVISIONS

NATURALIZATION AND CITIZENSHIP OFFENSES DESIGNATED AS FELONIES

SEO. 346. (a). It is hereby made a felony for any alien or other person, whether an applicant for naturalization or citizenship, or otherwise, and whether an employee of the Government of the United States or not-(54 Stat. 1163; 8 U. S. C. 746.)

FALSE STATEMENTS UNDER OATH (1) Knowingly to make a false statement under oath, either orally or in writing, in any case, proceeding, or matter relating to, or under, or by virtue of any law of the United States relating to naturalization or citizenship. (54 Stat. 1163; 8 U. S. C. 746.) PROCURING OR ATTEMPTING TO PROCURE NATURALIZATION OR EVIDENCE

OF NATURALIZATION OR CITIZENSHIP UNLAWFULLY (2)

Knowingly to procure or attempt to procurea. The naturalization of any such person,

contrary to the provisions of any law; or

b. Documentary or other evidence of naturalization or of citizenship of any such person, contrary to the provisions of any law. (54 Stat. 1163; 8 U.S. C. 746.) PROCURING OR ATTEMPTING TO PROCURE EVIDENCE OF NATURALIZATION

OR CITIZENSHIP OF PERSON NOT ENTITLED THERETO (3) To procure or attempt to procure any documentary or other evidence of naturalization or of citizenship of any person knowing or having reason to believe that such person is not entitled thereto. (54 Stat. 1163; 8 U. S. C. 746.) AIDING A PERSON NOT ENTITLED OR QUALIFIED, TO APPLY FOR OR TO OBTAIN EVIDENCE OF CITIZENSHIP STATUS

{ (4) To encourage, advise, aid, or assist any person-

a. Not then entitled or qualified under this Act to apply for a declaration of intention, to apply for such declaration of intention, with knowledge or having reason to believe that such person was not then so entitled or qualified; or

b. Not then entitled or qualified under this Act to secure a declaration of intention, to obtain such declaration of intention, with knowledge that such person was not then so entitled or qualified; or

c. Not then entitled or qualified under this Act to apply for naturalization or citizenship, to apply for such naturalization or citizenship, with knowledge that such person was not then so entitled or qualified; or

d. Not then entitled or qualified under this Act to obtain naturalization or citizenship, to obtain such naturalization or citizenship, with knowledge that such person was not then so entitled or qualified; or

e. Not then entitled or qualified under this Act to apply for documentary or other evidence of naturalization or of citizenship, to apply for such documentary or other evidence of naturalization or of citizenship, with knowledge that such person was not then so entitled or qualified; or

f. Not then entitled or qualified under this Act to obtain documentary or other evidence of naturalization or of citizenship, to obtain such documentary or other evidence of naturalization or of citizenship, with knowledge that such person was not then so entitled or qualified. (54 Stat. 1163–1164; 8 U.S. C. 746.) AIDING A PERSON TO OBTAIN FRAUDULENT EVIDENCE OF NATURALIZATION

OR CITIZENSHIP (5) To encourage, aid, advise, or assist any person not entitled thereto to obtain, accept, or receive any certificate of arrival, declaration of intention, certificate of naturalization, or certificate of citizenship, or other documentary evidence of naturalization or of citizenship

8. Knowing the same to have been procured by fraud; or b. Knowing the same to have been procured by the use or means of any false name or false statement given or made with the intent to procure the issuance of such certificate of arrival, declaration of intention, certificate of naturalization, or certificate of citizenship, or other documentary evidence of naturalization or of citizenship; or

c. Knowing the same to have been fraudulently altered in any manner. (54 Stat. 1164; 8 U. S. C. 746.) DPERSONATING ANOTHER IN A NATURALIZATION OR CITIZENSHIP

PROCEEDING (6) Knowingly, in any naturalization or citizenship proceeding, whether as the applicant, declarant, petitioner, witness, or otherwise in such proceeding

a. To personate another person;

b. To appear falsely in the name of a deceased person, or in an assumed or fictitious name. (54 Stat. 1164; 8 U.S. C. 746.) ISSUING DOCUMENTARY EVIDENCE OF NATURALIZATION OR CITIZENSHIP

STATUS CONTRARY TO THE NATIONALITY ACT OF 1940 (7) Knowingly, contrary to the provisions of this Actà. To issue a certificate of arrival, declaration of intention, certificate of naturalization, certificate of citizenship, or any other documentary evidence of naturalization or of citizenship; or

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