8 U.S. Code § 1426 - Citizenship denied alien relieved of service in Armed Forces because of alienage
Notwithstanding the provisions of section 405(b)  but subject to subsection (c), any alien who applies or has applied for exemption or discharge from training or service in the Armed Forces or in the National Security Training Corps of the United States on the ground that he is an alien, and is or was relieved or discharged from such training or service on such ground, shall be permanently ineligible to become a citizen of the United States.
An alien shall not be ineligible for citizenship under this section or otherwise because of an exemption from training or service in the Armed Forces of the United States pursuant to the exercise of rights under a treaty, if before the time of the exercise of such rights the alien served in the Armed Forces of a foreign country of which the alien was a national.
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1990—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 101–649, § 404(1), inserted “but subject to subsection (c)” after “section 405(b)”.
Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 101–649, § 404(2), added subsec. (c).
1988—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 100–525 substituted “Department of Defense” for “National Military Establishment”.
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