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  • Gregory J Kopchak
    Caye: This was posted yesterday on Slovak-Roots message area concerning a similar topic.....
    Message 1 of 1 , Apr 26, 2006
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      Caye:

      This was posted yesterday on Slovak-Roots message area
      concerning a similar topic.....

      On Tue, April 25, 2006 11:07 am:

      > I can tell you from personal experience that my father did not have an
      > Alien
      > Registration Number.
      >
      >
      >
      > Dad was born in Slovakia in 1917 and came to America when he was three
      > years
      > old in 1920. Everyone assumed that my grandfather included dad on the
      > grandfather's papers but he did not.
      >
      > It wasn't until dad joined the U.S.Army and applied for a security
      > clearance, that the background check revealed that dad was not an American
      > citizen. Dad applied for and received his Naturalization papers in 1945
      > but
      > never registered as an alien.
      >
      >
      >
      > When I joined the US Army in 1964 and applied for my security clearance, I
      > knew that dad was a naturalized citizen and that he did not have an alien
      > registration number. The Army sent my paperwork back to me to add the
      > information and we had to explain the details before they would accept the
      > papers without dad's alien registration number.
      >
      >
      >
      > Frank R. Plichta
      >
      > Galax, Virginia
      >
      >
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