Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 54 Part 1.djvu/1204

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[54 STAT. PUBLIC LAWS-CH. 876 -OCT. 14, 1940 within the United States or any of its outlying possessions of any of the acts or the fulfillment of any of the conditions specified in this section if and when the national thereafter takes up a residence abroad. Expatriation of cer- (b) No national under eighteen years of age can expatriate him- tion. e self under subsections (b) to (g), inclusive, of section 401. Epatridation o nast SEC. 404. A person who has become a national by naturalization through foreign resi- shall lose his nationality by: den ce . (a) Residing for at least two years in the territory of a foreign state of which he was formerly a national or in which the place of his birth is situated, if he acquires through such residence the nation- ality of such foreign state by operation of the law thereof; or (b) Residing continuously for three years in the territory of a foreign state of which he was formerly a national or in which the place of his birth is situated, except as provided in section 406 hereof. (c) Residing continuously for five years in any other foreign state, except as provided in section 406 hereof. ermploybroadst . SEC. 405. Section 404 shall have no application to a person: (a) Who resides abroad in the employment and under the orders of the Government of the United States; (b) Who is receiving compensation from the Government of the United States and residing abroad on account of disability incurred in its service. No expatriation by SEC. 406. Subsections (b) and (c) of section 404 shall have no appli- residence abroad in designated cases. cation to a person: (a) Who shall have resided in the United States not less than twenty-five years subsequent to his naturalization and shall have attained the age of sixty-five years when the foreign residence is established; (b) Who is residing abroad upon the date of the approval of this Act, or who is thereafter sent abroad, and resides abroad temporarily solely or principally to represent a bona fide American educational, scientific, philanthropic, religious, commercial, financial, or business organization, having its principal office or place of business in the United States, or an international agency of an official character in which the United States participates, for which he receives a sub- stantial compensation; (c) Who is residing abroad on account of ill health; (d) Who is residing abroad for the purpose of pursuing studies of a specialized character or attending an institution of learning of a grade above that of a preparatory school, provided that such residence does not exceed five years; (e) Who is the wife, husband, or child under twenty-one years of age of, and is residing abroad for the purpose of being with, an Ameri- can citizen spouse or parent who is residing abroad for one of the objects or causes specified in section 405 or subsections (a), (b), (c), or (d) hereof; (f) Who was born in the United States or one of its outlying possessions, who originally had American nationality, and who, after having lost such nationality through marriage to an alien, reac- quired it. Effect of pareet's SEC. 407. A person having American nationality, who is a minor lossof nationalityupon minors residing and is residing in a foreign state with or under the legal custody of abroad. a parent who loses American nationality under section 404 of this Act, shall at the same time lose his American nationality if such Proso. minor has or acquires the nationality of such foreign state: Provided, Condition. That, in such case, American nationality shall not be lost as the result of loss of American nationality by the parent unless and until the 1170