Whoever knowingly uses for any purpose any order, certificate, certificate of naturalization, certificate of citizenship, judgment, decree, or exemplification, unlawfully issued or made, or copies or duplicates thereof, showing any person to be naturalized or admitted to be a citizen, shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than five years, or both.
Based on subsections (a)(14), (b), (d) ofsection
746 of title 8, U.S.C., 1940 ed., Aliens and Nationality (Oct. 14, 1940, ch. 876, § 346(a)(14), (b), (d),54 Stat. 1165, 1167).
Section consolidates subsections (a) paragraph (14), (b), (d), and the general punishment provision of section
746 of title
8, U.S.C., 1940 ed., Aliens and Nationality.
The reference “for the purpose of voting” was omitted as surplusage being embraced in the all-inclusive phrase “for any purpose.”
Changes in phraseology were made.
1994—Pub. L. 103–322substituted “fined under this title” for “fined not more than $5,000”.
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