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ment, we will do it. If in the meantime Congress give some substitute for the Treasury, we will pay it to that substitute. But I think that is a matter between the Executive and Congress.
It is the understanding of the officials of the Textile Alliance, now that the Attorney General is about to institute proper suit, to ascertain how and when, and to what extent, these funds shall be disbursed.
The Textile Alliance through its officers states that it has no other than a sentimental interest in the disposition of this fund, but would like to see these moneys go into a foundation for scientific research in the interest of education and science pertaining to the textile industries. They do not expect to have anything to do with the foundation or have anyone on the board of managers of that institution.
The bill now pending in Congress originated as the result of a conference of representatives of the Secretaries of State and Commerce and the Treasury. It is hoped that after the foundation is established, textile manufacturers and merchants may donate sums of money to it, but the foundation would start off with the fund now in the hands of the Textile Alliance. Mr. Holtzoff, special assistant to the Attorney General, in his statement in the hearing herein referred to, expressed the opinion that the purpose of the bill, and practically the form of the bill as now pending are satisfactory to the administration.
APRIL 30 (calendar day, May 5), 1930.-Ordered to be printed
Mr. GOULD, from the Committee on Immigration, submitted the
[To accompany H. R. 10960]
The Committee on Immigration, to whom was referred the bill (H. R. 10960) to amend the law relative to the citizenship and naturalization of married women, and for other purposes, having considered the same, reports it to the Senate and recommends that the bill do pass with the following amendments:
(1) On page 3, line 2, strike out "effect.”” and insert "effect.” (2) On page 3, after line 2, insert the following: "(c) A child born without the United States of alien parents shall be deemed a citizen of the United States by virtue of the naturalization of the mother under the provisions of subdivision (a) of this section if (1) such naturalization takes place during the minority of such child, and (2). such child is at the time of such naturalization within the United States in pursuance of a legal admission, whether or not for permanent residence."
(3) On page 3, after line 6, insert the following: (c) Paragraph (b) of section 2 of such act of September 22, 1922, is amended to read as follows:
"(b) In lieu of the five-year period of residence within the United States and the six-months' period of residence within the county where the petitioner resided at the time of filing the petition, she shall have resided continuously in the United States, Hawaii, Alaska, Porto Rico, or the Virgin Islands for at least one year immediately preceding the filing of the petition and after legal admission, whether or not for permanent residence."
(4) On page 3, line 13, after the word "country"insert a comma and the following: “and her unmarried minor children if accompanying or following to join her”.
(5) On page 3, after line 13, insert the following new sections:
SEC. 4. Subdivision (a) of section 1 of the act entitled "An act to supplement the naturalization laws, and for other purposes," approved March 2, 1929, is amended to read as follows: “That (a) the registry of aliens at ports of entry required by section 1 of the act of June 29, 1906 (34 Stat. L., Pt. I, p. 596), as amended, may be made as to any alien not ineligible to citizenship in whose case there is no record of admission for permanent residence prior to July 1, 1924, if such alien shall make a satisfactory showing to the Commissioner General of Immigration, in accordance with regulations prescribed by the Commissioner General of Immigration, with the approval of the Secretary of Labor, that he
“(1) First entered the United States prior to July 1, 1924;
SEC. 5. Section 4 of such act approved March 2, 1929, is amended by striking out the period at the end thereof and inserting in lieu thereof a semicolon and the following: "except that no such certificate shall be required if the entry was on or before June 29, 1906.".
SEC. 6. The fourth subdivision of section 4 of the naturalization act of June 29, 1906, as amended, is amended by adding at the end thereof the following new paragraphs:
“Any alien who has entered the United States as a government official or as a member of the family of a government official or as an attendant, servant, or employee of a government official shall not acquire residence for naturalization purposes until he departs from the United States and thereafter is lawfully admitted to the United States for permanent residence.
“Whenever in this act it is required that an affiant or witness must be a citizen of the United States, such affiant or witness shall not be competent unless during all of the five-year period immediately preceding the filing of the petition for citizenship he has been a citizen of the United States."
Sec. 7. The last proviso in the first paragraph of the seventh subdivision of section 4 of such act of June 29, 1906, as amended, is amended by striking out the period at the end thereof and inserting in lieu thereof a semicolon and the following: "except that this proviso shall not apply in the case of service on American-owned vessels by an alien who has been lawfully admitted to the United States for permanent residence."
Sec. 8. The twelfth subdivision of section 4 of such act of June 29, 1906, as amended, is amended by adding at the end thereof the following paragraph:
“Any individual who claims to have resumed his citizenship under the provisions of this subdivision may, upon the payment of a fee of $1, make application 'to the Commissioner of Naturalization, accompanied by two photographs of the applicant, for a certificate of citizenship. Upon proof to the satisfaction of the commissioner that the applicant is a citizen and that the citizenship was resumed as claimed, such individual shall be furnished a certificate of citizenship by the commissioner, but only if such individual is at the time within the United States. The certificate of citizenship issued under this subdivision shall have the same effect as a certificate issued by a court having naturalization jurisdiction, and the provisions of subdivisions (b) and (c) of section 33 shall apply in respect of proceedings and certificates of citizenship under this subdivision in the same manner and to the same extent, including penalties, as they apply in respect of proceedings and certificates of citizenship issued under such section."
Sec. 9. Section 5 of such act of June 29, 1906, as amended, is amended to read as follows:
“SEC. 5. The clerk of the court shall, if the petitioner requests it at the time of filing the petition for citizenship, issue a subpæna for the witnesses named by such petitioner to appear upon the day set for the final hearing, but in case such witnesses can not be produced upon the final hearing other witnesses may be summoned upon notice to the Bureau of Naturalization in such manner and at such time as the Commissioner of Naturalization, with the approval of the Secretary of Labor, may by regulation prescribe."
Sec. 10. So much of section 6 of such act of June 29, 1906, as amended, as reads "and in no case shall final action be had upon a petition until at least ninety days have elapsed after filing and posting the notice of such petition” is amended to read as follows: "and in no case shall final action be had upon a petition until at least ninety days have elapsed after filing of such petition.”
SEC. 11. (a) Section 8 of such act of June 29, 1906, as amended, is amended to read as follows:
"Sec. 8. No alien shall be admitted to citizenship unless he is able to speak, read, and write the English language understandingly, and possesses a knowledge of United States history equivalent to that set forth in the citizenship textbook published and distributed by the Bureau of Naturalization; except that the above requirements shall not apply (1) to any alien who is physically unable to comply therewith, if he is otherwise qualified to become a citizen of the United States, nor (2) to any alien who, before or after the time this section, as amended, takes effect, has made a homestead entry upon the public lands of the United States and complied in all respects with the laws providing for homestead entries upon such lands."
(b) The above requirements as to ability to read and write the English language and as to knowledge of United States history shall not apply to any alien if the declaration of intention upon which the petition for citizenship is based was made prior to the enactment of this act.
(c) The Commissioner of Naturalization is authorized and directed
(1) To promote instruction in the English language and training in citizenship responsibilities of applicants for naturalization, by the public schools;
(2) To procure the cooperation of official State and Federal educational and other agencies and organizations, including those concerned with vocational education, for the better administration of the provisions of this subdivision;
(3) At the request of the public-school authorities, to send the names of candidates for citizenship to such authorities; and
(4) To continue to publish the citizenship textbook and the manual for teachers, and the monthly naturalization bulletin; and to distribute the textbook to those applicants for naturalization who are in attendance upon citizenship classes in the public schools, and the manual to the teachers of such classes. The cost of printing and binding such publications shall continue to be paid from the printing and binding appropriations of the Department of Labor and such appropriations shall continue to be reimbursed on the records of the Treasury Department in the amount so paid, upon report thereof by the Public Printer, from the naturalization fees collected and covered into the Treasury.
Sec. 12. Section 32 of such act of June 29, 1906, as amended, is amended by adding at the end thereof the following new subdivision:
"(c) The provisions of sections 899 and 900 of the Revised Statutes shall not apply in respect of any part of the record of naturalization proceedings or of any certificate of citizenship or any declaration of intention.”
Sec. 13. So much of subdivision (a) of section 33 of such act of June 29, 1906, as amended, as reads "Upon obtaining a certificate from the Secretary of Labor showing the date, place, and manner of arrival in the United States,” is hereby repealed.
Sec. 14. (a) Subdivision (a) of section 4 of the immigration act of 1924, as amended, is amended to read as follows:
“(a) An immigrant who is the unmarried child under twenty-one years of age, or the wife, or the husband, of a citizen of the United States;”.
(b) Clause (A) of paragraph (1) of subdivision (a) of section 6 of the immigration act of 1924, as amended, is amended to read as follows: “(A) Quota immigrants who are the fathers, or the mothers, of citizens of the United States who are twenty-one years of age or over;".
Sec. 15. The salary of each officer and examiner of the Naturalization Field Service shall hereafter be increased after each year of satisfactory service to the next higher salary in his grade as reported annually by the Bureau of the Budget in the estimates of appropriations. Such increased salaries shall become effective at the beginning of the next quarter following such year of satisfactory service. Upon reaching the maximum salary within the grade, promotion of any officer or examiner to the next higher grade shall be at the discretion of the Secretary of Labor, upon the recommendation of the Commissioner of Naturalization.
Sec. 16. Section 24 of the immigration act of 1917, as amended, is amended by adding the following at the end of the section:
"Clerks in the Immigration Service and the Naturalization Service, respectively, shall be divided into the following groups and grades: Group A (clerks whose duties consist of routine tasks and clerks whose duties consist wholly or mainly of typing or operating mechanical office devices)--grade 1, $1,600; grade 2, $1,700; grade 3, $1,800; grade 4, $1,900; grade 5, $2,000; grade 6, $2,100; grade 7, $2,300; and Group B (clerks whose duties consist wholly or mainly of taking and transcribing stenographic notes, and clerks whose duties involve a