May 6, 1919, Dr. Thind petitioned for Citizenship at the
US District Court of Oregon. In November of 1920, the District
Court of Oregon granted Dr. Thind his citizenship.
the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals reviewed the case and
sent it to the US Supreme Court for review. The Supreme
Court later rescinded Dr. Thind's citizenship, stating that
Dr. Thind was not a white person according revised statues.
Below are a series of documents of the proceedings on the
Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals regarding Dr. Bhagat Singh
Thind's saga for US Citizenship.
are various documents in regards to the Naturalization Saga
Dr. Thind endured in striving towards his goal in becoming
an American Citizen.