United States v. Zucca,
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351 U.S. 91 (1956)
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U.S. Supreme Court
United States v. Zucca, 351 U.S. 91 (1956)
United States v. Zucca
Argued January 24-25, 1956
Decided April 30, 1956
351 U.S. 91
1. Under § 340(a) of the Immigration and Nationality Act of 1952, the filing of an "affidavit showing good cause" is a prerequisite to the maintenance of a denaturalization proceeding. Pp. 351 U. S. 91-100.
(a) This conclusion is in accord with the language of the statute. Pp. 351 U. S. 94-96.
(b) It is also in accord with the legislative history of the statute, its contemporaneous administrative construction, and the usual administrative practice thereunder. Pp. 351 U. S. 96-98.
(c) The filing of such an affidavit is not rendered unnecessary merely because the complaint itself is verified. Pp. 351 U. S. 98-99.
221 F.2d 805 affirmed.