Laws enacted in 1919, 1926, 1940, and 1952 continued various preferential treatment provisions for veterans.
Introduction Naturalization is the process by which an alien becomes an American citizen. Thus, most people went to the court most convenient to them, usually a county court.
It is a voluntary act; naturalization is not required. The names and types of courts vary from State to State.
In a majority of courts alien applicants are not required to make the declaration of intention required by law ... Previous to 1903 a majority of courts did not require petitions or affidavits; other courts did.
Some courts keep a naturalization record separate from the other records; other courts include the naturalization record in the regular minutes of the court.
As a general rule, the National Archives does not have naturalization records created in State or local courts.