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Title 8Chapter ISubchapter CPart 310 → §310.1


Title 8: Aliens and Nationality
PART 310—NATURALIZATION AUTHORITY


§310.1   Administrative naturalization authority.

(a) Attorney General. Commencing October 1, 1991, section 310 of the Act confers the sole authority to naturalize persons as citizens of the United States upon the Attorney General.

(b) Commissioner of the Immigration and Naturalization Service. Pursuant to §2.1 of this chapter, the Commissioner of the Immigration and Naturalization Service is authorized to perform such acts as are necessary and proper to implement the Attorney General's authority under the provisions of section 310 of the Act.

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