Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 54 Part 1.djvu/1172

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PUBLIC LAWS-CH. 876-OCT. 14, 1940 Post, p . 1140. "State." Post,p. 1140 . " Naturalization court." "Clerk of court." "Commissioner" and "Deputy Com- missioner." " Attorney Gen- eral." "Service." "Designated ex- aminer." Post, p. 1156. "Child." "Foreign state." Post, p . 1170. Place of general abode. Post, pp. 1142, 1169, 1170. SEo. 102. For the purposes of chapter III of this Act- (a) The term "State" includes (except as used in subsection (a) of section 301), Alaska, Hawaii, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands of the United States. (b) the term "naturalization court", unless otherwise particularly described, means a court authorized by subsection (a) of section 301 to exercise naturalization jurisdiction. (c) The term "clerk of court" means a clerk of a naturalization court. (d) The terms "Commissioner" and "Deputy Commissioner" mean the Commissioner of Immigration and Naturalization and a Deputy Commissioner of Immigration and Naturalization, respectively. (e) The term "Attorney General" means the Attorney General of the United States. (f) The term "Service" means the Immigration and Naturalization Service of the United States Department of Justice. (g) The term "designated examiner" means an examiner or other officer of the Service designated under section 333 by the Commis- sioner. (h) The term "child" includes a child legitimated under the law of the child's residence or domicile, whether in the United States or else- where; also a child adopted in the United States, provided such legit- imation or adoption takes place before the child reaches the age of sixteen years and the child is in the legal custody of the legitimating or adopting parent or parents. SEC. 103. For the purposes of subsections (a), (b), and (c) of sec- tion 404 of this Act, the term "foreign state" includes outlying posses- sions of a foreign state, but does not include self-governing dominions or territory under mandate, which, for the purposes of these subsec- tions, shall be regarded as separate states. SEC. 104. For the purposes of sections 201, 307 (b), 403, 404, 405, 406, and 407 of this Act, the place of general abode shall be deemed the place of residence. CHAPTER II-NATIONALITY AT BIRTH Nationals and citi- zens of U. 8. at birth. SEc. 201. The following shall be nationals and citizens of the United States at birth: (a) A person born in the United States, and subject to the jurisdic- tion thereof; (b) A person born in the United States to a member of an Indian, Eskimo, Aleutian, or other aboriginal tribe: Provided,That the grant- ing of citizenship under this subsection shall not in any manner impair or otherwise affect the right of such person to tribal or other property; (c) A person born outside of the United States and its outlying pos- sessions of parents both of whom are citizens of the United States and one of whom has resided in the United States or one of its out- lying possessions, prior to the birth of such person; (d) A person born outside of the United States and its outlying possessions of parents one of whom is a citizen of the United States who resided in the United States or one of its outlying possessions prior to the birth of such person, and the other of whom is a national, but not a citizen of the United States; (e) A person born in an outlying possession of the United States of parents one of whom is a citizen of the United States who resided in the United States or one of its outlying possessions prior to the birth of such person; (f) A child of unknown parentage found in the United States, until shown not to have been born in the United States; 1138 [54 STAT.