No. 162148.

48 F.Supp. 843 (1942)


District Court, E. D. Michigan, S. D.

December 15, 1942.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Ahmed Hassan, of Detroit, Mich., in pro. per.

C. R. Berg, Naturalization Examiner, of Detroit, Mich., for the Government.

TUTTLE, District Judge.

Petitioner is an Arab, being a native of Yemen, located in the southwestern part of the Arabian peninsula. Petitioner was before the court and his skin was undisputedly dark brown in color. The issue here presented is whether petitioner is a "white person" within the meaning of the provisions of the Nationality Code enumerating the classes of people who are eligible for citizenship in the United States. 8 U.S.C.A. § 703. Affidavits filed...

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