Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 18 Part 2c.djvu/519

From Wikisource
Jump to navigation Jump to search
This page needs to be proofread.

512 PUBLIC TREATIES. D¤¤¤· Done at Washington, the fourth day of July, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty-eight. WILLIAM H. SEWARD. L. S.] M. ROMERO. L. S.] MEXICO, 1868. July 10, 1868. CONVENTION BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND THE ———J——;— REPUBLIC OF MEXICO RELATIVE T0 NATURALIZATION, CONCLUDED AT WASHINGTON JULY 10, 1868; RATIFICATION ADVISED BY SENATE JULY 2;, 1868; RATIFIED BY PRESIDENT JANUARY 21, 1869; RATIFICATIONS EX- CHANGED AT WASHINGTON FEBRUARY 1, 1869; PROCLAIMED FEBRUARY 1, 1869. _Coutracting per- The President of the United States of America and the President of

  • '°°· the Republic of Mexico, being desirous of regulating the citizenship of

persons who emigrate from Mexico to the United States of America, and from the United States of America to the Republic of Mexico, have decided to treat on this subject, and with this object have named as N°8°*l°°°'°· Plenipotentiaries, the President of the United States, William H. Seward, Secretary of State; and the President of Mexico, Matias Romero, accredited as Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Mexico near the Government of the United States, who, after having communicated to each other their respective full powers, thund in good and due form, have agreed upon the following articles: Anrxcnn I. Who tebedeenu Those citizens of the United States who have been made citizens of 90 ¤=¤t¤1‘=¤!i¤¤d cit- the Mexican Republic by naturalization, and have resided, without in- '""“· terruption, in Mexican territory five years, shall be held by the United States as citizens of the Mexican Republic, and shall be treated as such. Reeiprocally, citizens of the Mexican Republic who have become citizens of the United States, and who have resided uninterruptedly in the territory of the United States for five years, shall be held by the Republic of Mexico as citizens of the United States, and shall be treated as such. Eifectofdeclara- Thedeclaratiou of an intention to become a citizen of the one or the ti¤¤ of i¤te¤ti<>¤· other country has not for either party the effect of naturalization. This article shall apply as well to tho e already naturalized in either of the countries contracting as to those hereafter naturalized. Anrrcnm II. Offence s com- Natura-lized citizens of either of the contracting parties, on return to mined ‘>°*`°’° °'m‘ the territory of the other, remain liable to trial and punishment for an ·'““°*°“‘ action punishable by the laws of his original country, and committed before his emigration; saving always the limitations established by his original country. ARTICLE HI. Extradition con- The convention for the surrender in certain cases of criminals, fugiy¤¤¤i<>¤ tc r¤¤¤¤i¤ tives from justice, concluded between the United States of America of '“ f°“°°· _ the onepart, and the Mexican Republic on the other part, on the eleventh u,[§‘,;°i,,°°;‘);’“gl,‘:,‘j day of December, one thousand eight hundred and sixty-one, shall N- 508.] " main In full force without any alteration. Anrrcnn IV. Rwiipciqtivn of If a citizen of the United States naturalized in Mexico renews his ”“°“'“"*°“°“· residence in the United States without the intent to return to Mexico, he shall be held to have renounced his naturalization in Mexico. Re-