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June, 1935
Congress passed an act making aliens otherwise ineligible to citizenship eligible if (a) they had served in the U.S. armed forces between April 6, 1917, and November 11, 1918, and been honorably discharged, and (b) they were permanent residents of the United States. A small number of Issei obtained citizenship under this act before the deadline on January 1, 1937.

September 15, 1935
Nuremberg Laws ended German citizenship for Jews.



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