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>From the U.S. Code Online via GPO Access
[Laws in effect as of January 16, 1996]
[Document not affected by Public Laws enacted between
  January 16, 1996 and August 28, 1996]
[CITE: 8USC1449]

                     TITLE 8--ALIENS AND NATIONALITY
               Part II--Nationality Through Naturalization
Sec. 1449. Certificate of naturalization; contents

    A person admitted to citizenship in conformity with the provisions 
of this subchapter shall be entitled upon such admission to receive from 
the Attorney General a certificate of naturalization, which shall 
contain substantially the following information: Number of application 
for naturalization; number of certificate of naturalization; date of 
naturalization; name, signature, place of residence, autographed 
photograph, and personal description of the naturalized person, 
including age, sex, marital status, and country of former nationality; 
location of the district office of the Service in which the application 
was filed and the title, authority, and location of the official or 
court administering the oath of allegiance; statement that the Attorney 
General, having found that the applicant had complied in all respects 
with all of the applicable provisions of the naturalization laws of the 
United States, and was entitled to be admitted a citizen of the United 
States of America, thereupon ordered that the applicant be admitted as a 
citizen of the United States of America; attestation of an immigration 
officer; and the seal of the Department of Justice.

(June 27, 1952, ch. 477, title III, ch. 2, Sec. 338, 66 Stat. 259; Nov. 
29, 1990, Pub. L. 101-649, title IV, Sec. 407(c)(19), (d)(16), 104 Stat. 
5041, 5045; Dec. 12, 1991, Pub. L. 102-232, title III, Sec. 305(j), 105 
Stat. 1750; Oct. 25, 1994, Pub. L. 103-416, title I, Sec. 104(a), title 
II, Sec. 219(z)(3), 108 Stat. 4308, 4318.)


    1994--Pub. L. 103-416, Sec. 219(z)(3), repealed Pub. L. 102-232, 
Sec. 305(j)(1). See 1991 Amendment note below.
    Pub. L. 103-416, Sec. 104(a), struck out ``intends to reside 
permanently in the United States, except in cases falling within the 
provisions of section 1435(a) of this title,'' before ``had complied 
    1991--Pub. L. 102-232, Sec. 305(j)(2), substituted ``district'' for 
``District'' before ``office of the Service''.
    Pub. L. 102-232, Sec. 305(j)(1), which made a technical correction 
to Pub. L. 101-649, Sec. 407(d)(16)(C), which was unnecessary because 
the language sought to be corrected was already correct in Pub. L. 101-
649 (see 1990 Amendment note below) was repealed by Pub. L. 103-416, 
Sec. 219(z)(3). See Construction of 1994 Amendment note below.
    1990--Pub. L. 101-649 substituted ``application'' for ``petition'' 
and ``applicant'' for ``petitioner'' in two places, struck out ``by a 
naturalization court'' after ``citizenship'', and substituted ``the 
Attorney General'' for ``the clerk of such court'', ``location of the 
District office of the Service in which the application was filed and 
the title, authority, and location of the official or court 
administering the oath of allegiance'' for ``title, venue, and location 
of the naturalization court'', ``the Attorney General'' for ``the 
court'', and ``of an immigration officer; and the seal of the Department 
of Justice'' for ``of the clerk of the naturalization court; and seal of 
the court''.

                    Effective Date of 1994 Amendment

    Section 104(e) of Pub. L. 103-416 provided that: ``The amendment 
made by subsection (a) [amending this section] shall apply to persons 
admitted to citizenship on or after the date of enactment of this Act 
[Oct. 25, 1994].''
    Section 219(z) of Pub. L. 103-416 provided that the amendment made 
by subsec. (z)(3) of that section is effective as if included in the 
Miscellaneous and Technical Immigration and Naturalization Amendments of 
1991, Pub. L. 102-232.

                    Effective Date of 1991 Amendment

    Amendment by Pub. L. 102-232 effective as if included in the 
enactment of the Immigration Act of 1990, Pub. L. 101-649, see section 
310(1) of Pub. L. 102-232, set out as a note under section 1101 of this 

                     Construction of 1994 Amendment

    Section 219(z)(3) of Pub. L. 103-416 provided that: ``paragraph (1) 
of section 305(j) of such Act [Pub. L. 102-232, amending section 
407(d)(16)(C) of Pub. L. 101-649] is repealed (and section 407(d)(16)(C) 
of the Immigration Act of 1990 [Pub. L. 101-649, amending this section] 
shall read as if such paragraph had not been enacted)''.

                            Cross References

    Definition of the term--
        National, see section 1101(a)(21) of this title.
        Naturalization, see section 1101(a)(23) of this title.
        Permanent, see section 1101(a)(31) of this title.
        Residence, see section 1101(a)(33) of this title.
        Unmarried, see section 1101(a)(39) of this title.


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