Declaration of intention

DECLARATION OF INTENTION. The act of an alien, who goes before a court of record, and in a forma manner declares that it is, bona fide, his intention to become a citizen of the United States, and to renounce forever all allegiance and fidelity to any foreign prince, potentate, state, or sovereignty, whereof he may at the time be a citizen or subject. Act of Congress of April 14, 18O2, s. 1.
     2. This declaration must, in usual cases, be made at least three years before his admission. Id. But there are numerous exceptions to this rule. See Naturalization.

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However, many people in the state are expecting his declaration of intention soonest, just as some people believe that he established his radio station for his political ambition.
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This led, three months later, to First Minister Carwyn Jones' declaration of intention to take the airport into public ownership.
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044, Central Equatoria, member of the SPLM National Liberation Council (NLC), hereby, submitting my letter of declaration of intention to run for the Governorship of Central Equatoria State, 2010, on the Party ticket.
Turk said Atalay's press confernce was nothing more than a declaration of intention as there was no solid project at hand.
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