United States v. Manzi
276 U.S. 463 (1928)

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United States v. Manzi, 276 U.S. 463 (1928)

United States v. Manzi

No. 204

Argued February 23, 1928

Decided April 9, 1928

276 U.S. 463

Syllabus

1. The widow of an alien who died after declaring his intention to become citizen but before completing his naturalization must, in order to obtain the statutory benefit of his declaration, file her petition for naturalization not less than two nor more than seven years after the date of her deceased husband's declaration of intention. P. 276 U. S. 464.

2. Doubts concerning a. grant of citizenship must be resolved against the claimant. P. 276 U. S. 467.

16 F.2d 884 reversed.

Certiorari, 274 U.S. 730, to a judgment of the circuit court of appeals which affirmed a judgment dismissing the petition of the United States for the cancellation of a certificate of naturalization.

Page 276 U. S. 464

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