[USC02] 8 USC 1437: Resident Philippine citizens excepted from certain requirements
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8 USC 1437: Resident Philippine citizens excepted from certain requirements Text contains those laws in effect on February 27, 2021
From Title 8-ALIENS AND NATIONALITYCHAPTER 12-IMMIGRATION AND NATIONALITYSUBCHAPTER III-NATIONALITY AND NATURALIZATIONPart II-Nationality Through Naturalization

§1437. Resident Philippine citizens excepted from certain requirements

Any person who (1) was a citizen of the Commonwealth of the Philippines on July 2, 1946, (2) entered the United States prior to May 1, 1934, and (3) has, since such entry, resided continuously in the United States shall be regarded as having been lawfully admitted to the United States for permanent residence for the purpose of applying for naturalization under this subchapter.

(June 27, 1952, ch. 477, title III, ch. 2, §326, 66 Stat. 248 ; Pub. L. 101–649, title IV, §407(c)(9), Nov. 29, 1990, 104 Stat. 5041 .)


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Amendments

1990-Pub. L. 101–649 substituted "applying" for "petitioning".