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Special classes of persons who may be naturalized:

veterans of the United States Armed Forces

who served during World War I or World War II

or enlisted under Act of June 30, 1950, as

amended..............

Special classes of persons who may be naturalized:

seamen..............

Preliminary investigation of applicants for natu-

ralization and witnesses

Official forms .............

Instruction and training in citizenship responsibil-

ities: textbooks, schools, organizations

Photographic studios

Designation of employees to administer oaths and

take depositions ..............

Photographs ..............

Petition for naturalization...............

Declarations of intention ...............

Preliminary examination on petitions for natural-

ization.........

Transfer, withdrawal or failure to prosecute peti-

tion for naturalization..............

Proof of qualifications for naturalization: wit-

nesses; depositions ...

Investigations of petitioners for naturalization......

Proceedings before naturalization court ........

Oath of allegiance ............

Certificate of naturalization..............

Functions and duties of clerks of naturalization

courts.......

Revocation of naturalization.....

Certificates of citizenship

Administrative cancellation of certificates, docu-

ments, or records ..........

Certificate of naturalization or repatriation; per-

sons who resumed citizenship under section 323

of the Nationality Act of 1940, as amended, or

section 4 of the Act of June 29, 1906.

Naturalization and citizenship papers lost, muti-

lated, or destroyed; new certificate in changed

name; certified copy of repatriation proceedings.

Special certificate of naturalization for recogni-

tion by a foreign state .....

Certifications from records.....

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SUBCHAPTER A-GENERAL PROVISIONS

PART 1-DEFINITIONS

8 1.1 Definitions.

As used in this chapter:

(a) The terms defined in section 101 of the Immigration and Nationality Act (66 Stat. 163) shall have the meanings ascribed to them in that section and as supplemented, explained, and further defined in this chapter.

(b) The term “Act” means the Immigration and Nationality Act, as amended.

(c) The term “Service" ans the Immigration and Naturalization Service.

(d) The term “Commissioner" means the Commissioner of Immigration and Naturalization.

(e) The term “Board” means the Board of Immigration Appeals.

(f) The term “attorney” means any person who is a member in good standing of the bar of the highest court of any State, possession, territory, Commonwealth, or the District of Columbia, and is not under any order of any court suspending, enjoining, restraining, disbarring, or otherwise restricting him in the practice of law.

(g) Unless the context otherwise requires, the term “case” means any proceeding arising under any immigration or naturalization law, Executive order, or Presidential proclamation, or preparation for or incident to such proceeding, including preliminary steps by any private person or corporation preliminary to the filing of the application or petition by which any proceeding under the jurisdiction of the Service or the Board is initiated.

(h) The term "day" when computing the period of time for taking any action provided in this chapter including the taking of an appeal, shall include Sundays and legal holidays, except that when the last day of the period so computed falls on a Sunday or a legal holiday, the period shall run until the end of the next day which is neither a Sunday nor a legal holiday.

(i) The term “practice" means the act or acts of any person appearing in any case, either in person or through the preparation or filing of any brief

or other document, paper, application, or petition on behalf of another person or client before or with the Service, or any officer of the Service, or the Board.

(j) The term “representative” refers to a person who is entitled to represent others as provided in § 292.1(a) (2), (3), (4), (5), (6), and § 292.1(b) of this chapter.

(k) The term “preparation,” constituting practice, means the study of the facts of a case and the applicable laws, coupled with the giving of advice and auxiliary activities, including the incidental preparation of papers, but does not include the lawful functions of a notary public or service consisting solely of assistance in the completion of blank spaces on printed Service forms by one whose remuneration, if any, is nominal and who does not hold himself out as qualified in legal matters or in immigration and naturalization procedure.

(1) The term “immigration judge” means special inquiry officer and may be used interchangeably with the term special inquiry officer wherever it appears in this chapter.

(m) The term “representation” before the Board and the Service includes practice and preparation as defined in § 1.1 (i) and (k). (Sec. 103, 66 Stat. 173; 8 U.S.C. 1103) (23 FR 9115, Nov. 26, 1958, as amended at 30 FR 14772, Nov. 30, 1965; 34 FR 12213, July 24, 1969; 38 FR 8590, Apr. 4, 1973; 40 FR 23271, May 29, 1975)

PART 2—AUTHORITY OF THE

COMMISSIONER

$ 2.1 Authority of the Commissioner.

Without divesting the Attorney General of any of his powers, privileges, or duties under the immigration and naturalization laws, and except as to the Board, there is delegated to the Commissioner the authority of the Attorney General to direct the administration of the Service and to enforce the act and all other laws relating to the immigration and naturalization of aliens. The Commissioner may issue

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SUBCHAPTER A-GENERAL PROVISIONS

PART 1-DEFINITIONS

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$ 1.1 Definitions.

As used in this chapter:

(a) The terms defined in section 101 of the Immigration and Nationality Act (66 Stat. 163) shall have the meanings ascribed to them in that section and as supplemented, explained, and further defined in this chapter.

(b) The term “Act” means the Immi. gration and Nationality Act, as amended.

(c) The term “Service” means the Immigration and Naturalization Service.

(d) The term “Commissioner" means the Commissioner of Immigration and Naturalization.

(e) The term “Board” means the Board of Immigration Appeals.

(f) The term “attorney” means any person who is a member in good standing of the bar of the highest court of any State, possession, territory, Commonwealth, or the District of Columbia, and is not under any order of any court suspending, enjoining, restraining, disbarring, or otherwise restricting him in the practice of law.

(g) Unless the context otherwise requires, the term “case” means any proceeding arising under any immigration or naturalization law, Executive order, or Presidential proclamation, or preparation for or incident to such proceeding, including preliminary steps by any private person or corporation preliminary to the filing of the application or petition by which any proceeding under the jurisdiction of the Service or the Board is initiated.

(h) The term "day" when computing the period of time for taking any action provided in this chapter including the taking of an appeal, shall include Sundays and legal holidays, except that when the last day of the period so computed falls on a Sunday or a legal holiday, the period shall run until the end of the next day which is neither a Sunday nor a legal holiday.

(i) The term “practice" means the act or acts of any person appearing in any case, either in person or through the preparation or filing of any brief

or other document, paper, application, or petition on behalf of another person or client before or with the Service, or any officer of the Service, or the Board.

(j) The term “representative” refers to a person who is entitled to represent others as provided in § 292.1(a) (2), (3), (4), (5), (6), and § 292.1(b) of this chapter.

(k) The term “preparation,” constituting practice, means the study of the facts of a case and the applicable laws, coupled with the giving of advice and auxiliary activities, including the incidental preparation of papers, but does not include the lawful functions of a notary public or service consisting solely of assistance in the completion of blank spaces on printed Service forms by one whose remuneration, if any, is nominal and who does not hold himself out as qualified in legal matters or in immigration and naturalization procedure.

(1) The term "immigration judge" means special inquiry officer and may be used interchangeably with the term special inquiry officer wherever it appears in this chapter.

(m) The term "representation" before the Board and the Service includes practice and preparation as defined in $ 1.1 (i) and (k). (Sec. 103, 66 Stat. 173; 8 U.S.C. 1103) (23 FR 9115, Nov. 26, 1958, as amended at 30 FR 14772, Nov. 30, 1965; 34 FR 12213, July 24, 1969; 38 FR 8590, Apr. 4, 1973; 40 FR 23271, May 29, 1975)

PART 2-AUTHORITY OF THE

COMMISSIONER

§ 2.1 Authority of the Commissioner.

Without divesting the Attorney General of any of his powers, privileges, or duties under the immigration and naturalization laws, and except as to the Board, there is delegated to the Commissioner the authority of the Attorney General to direct the administration of the Service and to enforce the act and all other laws relating to the immigration and naturalization of aliens. The Commissioner may issue

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