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Volume 12 – Citizenship & Naturalization

Part A – Citizenship and Naturalization Policies and Procedures


 

Technical UpdateCommonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands

September 30, 2013

This technical update adds the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands to list of certain territories of the United States where, subject to certain requirements, persons may be U.S. citizens at birth.


 

POLICY ALERTComprehensive Citizenship and Naturalization Policy Guidance

January 07, 2013

​USCIS is issuing updated and comprehensive citizenship and naturalization policy guidance in the new USCIS Policy Manual.


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Legal Authorities

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  • 8 CFR 2 - Authority of the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security
  • INA 301 - Nationals and citizens of the United States at birth
  • INA 310, 8 CFR 310 - Naturalization authority
  • INA 312, 8 CFR 312 - Educational requirements for naturalization
  • INA 316, 8 CFR 316 - General requirements for naturalization
  • INA 332 - Naturalization administration; executive functions

Appendices

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Current as of June 28, 2017