Executive Order 13269: Expedited Naturalization of Aliens and Noncitizen Nationals Serving in an Active-Duty Status during the War on Terrorism [open pdf - 22KB]
Alternate Title: EO 13269: Expedited Naturalization of Aliens and Noncitizen Nationals Serving in an Active-Duty Status during the War on Terrorism
This executive order expedites the naturalization of aliens and noncitizen nationals serving in an active-duty status during the War on Terrorism. "For the purpose of determining qualification for the exception from the usual requirements for naturalization, I designate as a period in which the Armed Forces of the United States were engaged in armed conflict with a hostile foreign force the period beginning on September 11, 2001. Such period will be deemed to terminate on a date designated by future Executive Order. Those persons serving honorably in active-duty status in the Armed Forces of the United States, during the period beginning on September 11, 2001, and terminating on the date to be so designated, are eligible for naturalization in accordance with the statutory exception to the naturalization requirements, as provided in section 329 of the Act."
Executive Order 13269; EO 13269
Federal Register: http://www.gpoaccess.gov/fr/
Federal Register (July 8, 2002), v.67 no. 130, p.45287