No. 79-5602.

449 U.S. 490 (1981)


Supreme Court of United States.

Decided January 21, 1981.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Brian M. Gildea argued the cause and filed a brief for petitioner.

Attorney General Civiletti argued the cause for the United States. On the brief were Solicitor General McCree, Assistant Attorney General Heymann, Deputy Solicitor General Geller, Allan A. Ryan, Jr., and David B. Smith.*

JUSTICE MARSHALL delivered the opinion of the Court.

Section 340 (a) of the Immigration and Nationality Act of 1952, 66 Stat. 260, as amended, 8 U. S. C. § 1451 (a), requires revocation of United States citizenship that was "illegally procured or . . . procured by concealment of a material fact or by willful misrepresentation."1 The Government brought this denaturalization action, alleging that petitioner procured his citizenship...

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