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On This Date in Legal History

In March 1897 the case of United States v. Wong Kim Ark was argued before the United States Supreme Court. The following facts were presented– Wong Kim Ark was born in San Francisco in 1873, and he continuously maintained a residence there. … Continue reading

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On This Date in Legal History

On March 5, 1897, United States v. Wong Kim Ark was argued before the Supreme Court. The following facts were presented– Wong Kim Ark was born in San Francisco in 1873, and he continuously maintained a residence there. When he was around … Continue reading

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The Indian Citizenship Act

On June 2, 1924, Congress passed legislation that granted citizenship to all Native Americans born in the United States. The Act authorized the Secretary of the Interior to issue certificates of citizenship. Read the original document here @ http://todaysdocument.tumblr.com/post/6106211097/june-2-act-to-grant-citizenship-to-indians-act.

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On This Date in Legal History

In 1912, Beys Afroyim immigrated to the United States and became a naturalized citizen in 1926. In 1950 he went to Israel, and the following year, voted in their elections. When he tried to renew his passport in 1960, the … Continue reading

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On This Date in Legal History

On October 16, 1914, Takao Ozawa applied for citizenship after living in the United States for twenty years.  He was born in Japan, but attended high school and college here. He had children who attended American schools and English was … Continue reading

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On This Date in Legal History

On this date in 1897, United States v. Wong Kim Ark was argued before the Supreme Court of the United States. The following facts were presented– Won King Ark was born in San Francisco in 1873, and he continuously maintained … Continue reading

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Does Voting in a Foreign Country Annul One’s Citizenship?

In 1912, Beys Afroyim immigrated to the United States and became a naturalized citizen (in 1926).  In 1950 he went to Israel, and the following year, voted in their elections.  When he tried to renew his passport in 1960, the … Continue reading

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