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54 STAT.] 76TH CONG. , 3n SESS.-CH. 876-OCT. 14 , 1940 SEC. 305. No person shall hereafter be naturalized as a citizen of the United States- (a) Who advises, advocates, or teaches, or who is a member of or affiliated with any organization, association, society, or group that advises, advocates, or teaches opposition to all organized govern- ment; or (b) Who believes in, advises, advocates, or teaches, or who is a member of or affiliated with any organization, association, society, or group that believes in, advises, advocates, or teaches- (1) the overthrow by force or violence of the Government of the United States or of all forms of law; or (2) the duty, necessity, or propriety of the unlawful assaulting or killing of any officer or officers (either of specific individuals or of officers generally) of the Government of the United States or any other organized government, because of his or their official character; or (3) the unlawful damage, injury, or destruction of property; or (4) sabotage. (c) Who writes, publishes, or causes to be written or published, or who knowingly circulates, distributes, prints, or displays, or know- ingly causes to be circulated, distributed, printed, published, or dis- played, or who knowingly has in his possession for the purpose of cir- culation, distribution, publication, or display any written or printed matter advising, advocating, or teaching opposition to all organized governments or advising, advocating, or teaching- (1) the overthrow by force or violence of the Government of the United States or of all forms of law; or (2) the duty, necessity, or propriety of the unlawful assaulting or killing of any officer or officers (either of specific individuals or of officers generally) of the Government of the United States or of any other organized government; or (3) the unlawful damage, injury, or destruction of property; or (4) sabotage. (d) Who is a member of or affiliated with any organization, asso- ciation, society, or group that writes, circulates, distributes, prints, publishes, or displays, or causes to be written, circulated, distributed, printed, published, or displayed, or that has in its possession for the purpose of circulation, distribution, publication, issue, or display, any written or printed matter of the character described in sub- division (c). For the purpose of this section- (1) the giving, loaning, or promising of money or anything of value to be used for the advising, advocacy, or teaching of any doctrine above enumerated shall constitute the advising, advocacy, or teaching of such doctrine; and (2) the giving, loaning, or promising of money or anything of value to any organization, association, society, or group of the character above described shall constitute affiliation therewith; but nothing in this paragraph shall be taken as an exclusive definition of advising, advocacy, teaching or affiliation. The provisions of this section shall be applicable to any applicant for naturalization who at any time within a period of ten years immediately preceding the filing of the petition for naturalization is, or has been, found to be within any of the clauses enumerated in this section, notwithstanding that at the time petition is filed he may not be included in such classes. SEC. 306. A person who, at any time during which the United States has been or shall be at war, deserted or shall desert the military or naval forces of the United States, or who, having duly enrolled, departed, or shall depart from the jurisdiction of the district in which 1141 Persons ineligible for naturalization. Advising opposition to all organized gov- ernment. Advocating over- throw of U. S. Gov- ernment, etc. Publishing,etc.,cer- tainwrittenor printed matter. Holding member- ship in certain organi- zations, etc. Definition of terms. Applicabilityofpro- visions. Ineligibility of con- victed deserters.