Based on subsections (a), paragraphs (1), (16), (17), (19), (32), (b), (d), and (l) of section
, U.S.C., 1940 ed., Aliens and Nationality (Oct. 14, 1940, ch. 876, § 346(a), pars. (1), (16), (17), (19), (32), (b), (d), and (l), 45 Stat. 1163
, 1165, 1167).
Section consolidates, with minor changes, subsection (a), paragraphs (1), (16), (17), (19), (32), and subsections (b), (d), and (l), ofsection
746 of title 8, U.S.C., 1940 ed., Aliens and Nationality.
Such changes of arrangement and phraseology were made as were appropriate and necessary.
2000—Pub. L. 106–395
inserted at end of concluding provisions “Subsection (f) does not apply to an alien if each natural parent of the alien (or, in the case of an adopted alien, each adoptive parent of the alien) is or was a citizen (whether by birth or naturalization), the alien permanently resided in the United States prior to attaining the age of 16, and the alien reasonably believed at the time of making the false statement or claim that he or she was a citizen of the United States.”
1996—Subsecs. (e), (f). Pub. L. 104–208
added subsecs. (e) and (f).
1994—Pub. L. 103–322
substituted “fined under this title” for “fined not more than $5,000” in concluding par.
Amendment by Pub. L. 106–395
effective as if included in the enactment of section 215 of the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996, div. C of Pub. L. 104–208
, and applicable to an alien prosecuted on or after Sept. 30, 1996, except in the case of an alien whose criminal proceeding (including judicial review thereof) has been finally concluded before Oct. 30, 2000, see section 201(d)(3) ofPub. L. 106–395
, set out as a note under section
of this title.