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O 101501Z MAY 78
FM SECSTATE WASHDC
TO AMEMBASSY GEORGETOWN IMMEDIATE
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PASSPORT

E.O. 11652: N/A
TAGS: CPAS: (LOST OF NATIONALITY)
SUBJECT: PEOPLES TEMPLE COMMUNITY
REF: GEORGETOWN 1411

1. Department (PT/FA) has reviewed Georgetown 1411 concerning possible naturalization of members of religious sect.

2. Department concurs in Conoff opinion that United States citizenship will be jeopardized by becoming naturalized in Guyana.

3. Department understands that chapter 14:09 of the Guyana Citizenship Act does not provide for any discretional waiver of the majority age requirement as a prerequisite for naturalization in Guyana. Please confirm

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through official channels. In addition, please determine the age of United States citizen applicants for Guyanese naturalization.

4. Conoff should offer an opinion as to the voluntary nature of the potentially expatriating acts should the applications be granted by GOG.

Vance

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Originally posted on February 12th, 2020.

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