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REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES

REGIONAL TRIAL COURT


First Judicial Region
San Fernando City, La Union
Branch 66

LN THE MATTER OF THE PETITION


FOR THE NATURALIZATION AS A
FILIPINO CITIZEN UNDER COMMONWEALTH
ACT NO. 473, OTHER WISE KNOWN AS
THE REVISED NATURALIZATION LAW,
AS AMENDED,

MOHINDER SINGH Naturalization Case No,


02-13
Petitioner.
-versus-
THE REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES
Represented by the OFFICE OF THE
SOLICITOR GENERAL,
Respondent.
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DECISION

The case before this court is a Petition for Naturalization filed by

Mohinder Singh (Mohinder), a citizen of India, praying that he be

naturalized as a Filipino citizen in accordance with the provisions of

Commonwealth Act No. 473, as amended.

During the Initial Hearing, the petition was announced in Open Court

and no private opposition was registered. Thereafter, petitioner presented

and marked his documents to prove compliance with jurisdictional

requirements, to wit:

Exhibit "A" - Petition


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Exhibit "B" - Birth Certificate of the Petitioner

Exhibit "C" - Marriage Certificate of the Petitioner

Exhibit "D" - Birth Certificate of the Spouse of the Petitioner

Exhibit "E"' - Birth Certificate of Robin Clyde

Exhibit "F" - Birth Certificate of Christine Rail

Exhibit "G" - Birth Certificate of Ria Carylle

Exhibit "H" - Certification of First Arrival from the Bureau of

Immigration

Exhibit "I" - Affdavit of Intent

Exhibit "J" - Affidavit of Edgar Yabes

Exhibit "K" - Affidavit of Florence Sison

Exhibit "L" - Affidavit of Pamela Bautista

Exhibit "M" - Appearance of the Solicitor General

Exhibit "N" - Authority of the Provincial Prosecutor

Exhibit "0" - Notice of Initial Hearing

Exhibit "P" - Sherrif Certificate of Posting

Exhibit "Q" - Affidavit of Publication

Exhibit "R" - 'Watching Eye August 3-9, 2013 issue December 3,2014

Exhibit "S" - Watching Eye August 10-16, 2013 issue

Exhibit "T"- Watching Eye August 17-23, 2013 issue

Exhibit "U" - Official Gazette April 14, 2014 issue

Exhibit "V" - Official Gazette April 21, 2014 issue

Exhibit "W" - Official Gazette April 28_ 2014 issue


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The petitioner presented five (5) witnesses to support its petition,

namely: Mylene Cariaga-Singh, Pamela Bautista, Dr. Florence V. Sison,

Edgar Yabes, and the petitioner himself: Mohinder Singh.

Mohinder testified that he possesses all of the qualifications and none

of the disqualifications for naturalization as a Filipino citizen in accordance

with the provisions of Commonwealth Act. No. 473. He stated that he is a

citizen of India, being born on April 13, 1970 at at V.P.O. DhuhraDolike,

Janandhar, Punjab, India. His parents are Kuldip Singh and Gunneet Kaur,

both citizens of India. He is married to Mylene C. Cariaga (Mylene) a

Filipino citizen on November 5, 1999 at Villasis, Pangasinan. They have

three children:(1) Robin Clyde born on September 8, 2000, (2) Cristine Raji

born on October 20, 2004; and (3) Ria Carylle born on July 30, 2008. All

his children were born and raised in the Philippines. They are studying at

Brain and Heart of a Christian (BHC) Educational Institution in San

Fernando City, La Union.

Mohinder studied as an architectural draftsman at Melia Technical

Institute in India. When he finished school, he applied for work at Saudi

Arabia. When his contract expired, he decided to try his luck in the

Philippines. He visited Mylene, his penpal then. who was introduced to him

by Mylene's uncle when be was still in Saudi Arabia. Mohindet first arrived
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in the Philippines on June 24, 1999 thru Sandia Airlines flight mother SV

862.6.

Upon arrival in the Philippines, Mohinder stayed at the house of

Mylene's relative in Tombod, Villasis, Pangasinan. After Mohinder and

Mylene got married on November 5,1999, they lived together at 185 Palma

East, Urdaneta City, Pangasinan. On November 21, 2002, they transferred

residence to 32 First Street, Gracia Village, Urdaneta City. Pangasinan, and

lived there until May 9, 2007. After which they moved to Soriano Street,

Barangay 8, Laoag City. On May 13, 2008, they decided to move to La

Union and stayed at No. 2 Copperleaf Street. Barangay Poro, San Fernando

City, La Union. On May 8, 2013, they transferred to their present residence

at #357 Barangay Canaoay West, San Fernando City, La Union.

Mohinder first started selling goods when he arrived in the

Philippines. When Mohinder and Mylene saved enough money, they put up

Ilocandia Easy Cash and Ilocandia Fast Cash, both lending corporations in

the Philippines. He presented the following incorporation papers of

Ilocandia Easy Cash and Ilocandia Fast Cash, namely: ) Certificate Filing of

Amended Articles of Incorporation of Ilocandia Easy Cash Corporation; (2)

General Information Sheet and Amended Articles of Incorporation of

Ilocandia Easy Cash Corporation; (3) By-Laws of Ilocandia Easy Cash

Corporation; (4) Certificate of Incorporation of Ilocandia Fash Cash


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Corporation; (5) General Information Sheet and Articles of Incorporation of

Ilocandia Fast Cash Corporation; and (6) By-Laws of Ilocandia Fast Cash

Corporation. Through consensus effort and hardwork, the couple was able to

buy a lot where the building of Ilocandia Fast Cash is built at Sevilla, San

Fernando City, La Union.

He is a member of the Rotary Club of San Fernando City, La Union,

Inc. He speaks the language in Punjab, India, as well as English and Filipino.

Moreover, he can understand the dialects of Ilocano and Pangasinense, and

is trying to learn Ilocano. He believes he is of good moral character. He is

familiar with Filipino customs and traditions as they also have them at home.

He is not opposed to organized government, and is not affiliated with any

association or group of persons who uphold and teach doctrines opposing all

organized government. He does not teach nor defend the necessity or

propriety of violence, personal assault or assassination for the success and

predominance of ideas pertaining to opposition to organized government.

Birth Certificate of Mohinder Singh, Exhibit "B"


Birth Certificate of Mylerie Catiaga, Exhibit "D"
Marriage Certificate of Mohinder Singh and Mylene Cariaga, Exhibit '"C"
Birth Certificate of Robin Clyde, Exhibit "E"
Birth Certificate of Cristine Raji, Exhibit "F"
Birth Certificate of Ria Carylle, Exhibit "G"
BID certification dated March 12, 2012 (Exhibit "H") and June 23, 2015 (Exhibit "H-1")
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He is not a polygamist, neither does he believe in the practice of

polygamy. He has not been convicted of any crime involving moral

turpitude, as evidenced by a certification from the National Bureau of

Investigation in the Philippines showing that he has no derogatory record.

When Mohinder subjected himself for medical examination, the result

yielded that he is not suffering from any incurable contagious diseases and

that he is healthy and has not communicable or mental diseases.

There exists a law in India granting the right for Filipinos to become

naturalized Filipino citizens. This fact he knows because when he inquired at

the Indian Embassy in Manila, the consul told him that Mylene can become

an Indian citizen. However, Mohinder opted to become a Filipino. He liked

the Philippines, and has been staying in the Philippines since 1999. He

considers Philippines as his home. His family- is in the Philippines. It is

where he got married, had children, and his source of livelihood is in the

Philippines. He has also made a lot of friends and acquaintances during his

stay in the Philippines.

Exhibit "AA"
Exhibit "BB"
Exhibit "CC"
Exhibit "DD"
Exhibit "EE"
Exhibit "FF"
Transfer Certificate of Title No. 025-2010000027 (Exhibit "GG")
Certificate from Rotary Club of San Fernando, La Union, Inc. (Exhibit "HH")
Exhibit "II"
Exhibit "JJ"
Exhibit "I"
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Due to his desire to become a Filipino citizen, he went to a lawyer and

prepared seveml documents to start his application for naturalization One of

which is an Affidavit of Intent submitted to the Office of the Solicitor

General.

The petitioner further testified that if his petition for naturalization is

granted, he undertakes to renounce absolutely and forever any and all

allegiance and fidelity to any foreign country or state, including India. He

undertakes to uphold the Philippine Constitution and laws, as well as to

continue embracing the ideals and customs of the Philippines.

The first character witness of the petitioner is Mylene Cariaga-Singh.

Mylene testified to corroborate the testimony of the Mohinder. She is a

Filipino Mylene and Mohinder got married on November 5, 1999 at Villasis,

Pangasinan, and have three children, namely Robin Clyde, Cristine Raji, Ria

Carylle. Their children are all studying at Brain and Heart of a Christian

(BHC) Educational Institution in San Fernando City, La Union. She further

testified that Mohinder is a loving and caring husband and father. Mohinder

is a good provider and takes good care of her and the children.

The second character witness of the petitioner is Pamela Bautista

(Pamela). Pamela is a Barangay Kagawad of Palina East, Urdaneta City,

Pangasinan. She testified that she knew Mohinder ever since 1999 in view of

the fact that the spouses were her next-door neighbors in Urdaneta City. She
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met Mohinder in 1999 when he was still a newcomer at Barangay Tombod,

Villasis, Pangasinan. She was introduced to Mohinder by her relative,

Rolando Cariaga, who also happens to be the uncle of Mylene.

Pamela is close to Mohinder and Mylene. They see each other often

when there are family gatherings and special occasions hosted by friends and

relatives. When the spouses still live in Urdaneta, Pamela would see them

everyday. Even when they transferred to Ilocos and La Union, Mohinder

would come every week to Urdaneta because of their business, and they

would talk. Every year, Mohinder and Mylene organize a mini Christmas

party where they invite the children in the neighborhood and feed them, and

give groceries to the families.

Another character witness in the petition is Florence Sison (Florence),

a pediatrician and resident of Camantiles, Urdaneta City. She had known the

petitioner since 1999, and is one of the godmother to Mohinder and

Mylene's eldest child. She is also the pediatrician of all their children.

Florence is very close to the petitioner's family. She sees them

regularly even when they moved from Urdaneta City to Laoag City, and

even when they are in La Union already. Mohinder frequents Urdaneta City

because of their business, and whenever he is there, Ire makes it a point to


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drop by to Florence' clinic. He brings Mylene and the children there for their

regular check-ups and vaccinations.

The last character witness of the petitioner is Edgar Yabes (Edgar),

branch manager of United Coconut Planters Bank- Daman City branch, and

a resident of Pindangan Road, San Vicente, San Fernando City, La Union.

He is a good friend of Mohinder and Mylene, and had known the couple

since 1999. It was he who encouraged Mohinder to settle in La Union,

particularly in San Fernando City, Edgar's hometown.

He dealt with the spouses on a regular basis because the latter

maintained accounts at UCPB. When the petitioner's family moved to La

Union, Edgar invited him to become a member at the Rotary Club of San

Fernando City, La Union, Inc. where Edgar is also a member. He invited

Mohinder because he has known him for quite sonic time and believed that

he would be an asset to the club.

Pamela, Florence, and Edgar executed their respective affidavits

supporting Mohinder's- naturalization. All of them stated that they agreed to

act as a witness to the petition of Mohinder for free, and without reward,

favor or money. They have not been convicted or charged of any crime, as

well as perjury. They believe that Mohinder is of good moral character and

morally irreproachable.

Exhibit "D"
Exhibit "C"
Exhibits "X", "X-1","Y","Y-1","Z" and " Z -1"
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Naturalization Case No. 02-13

From the foregoing evidence presented; the petitioner has proved that

he has all the qualifications and none of the disqualifications for the

naturalization of a Filipino citizen.

Qualifications and Disqualifications


Under the CA No. 473

Under the Revised Naturalization Law (Commonwealth Act No. 473),

the qualifications of a person to become a citizen of the Philippines by

naturalization are as follows:

"First. He must be not less than twenty-one years of age on the day of

the hearing of the petition;

Second., He must have resided in the Philippines for a continuous

period of not less than ten years;

Third. He must be of good moral character and believes in the

principles underlying the Philippine Constitution, and must have

conducted himself in a proper and irreproachable manner during the

entire period of his residence in The Phiippines in his re4ation The

constituted government as well as with the community in which he is

living:

Fourth. He must own real estate in the Philippines worth not less than

five thousand pesos, Philippine currency, or must have some known

lucrative trade, profession, or lawful occupation;


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Fifth. He must be able to speak and write English or Spanish and any

one of principail Philippine 'languages; and

Sixth. He must have enrolled his minor children of school age, in any

of the public schools or private schools recognized by the Office of

Private Education of the Philippines, where the Philippine history,

government and civics are thought or prescribed as part of the schooi

curricdum, during the entire period of the residence in the Philippines

required of him prior to the hearing of his petition for naturalization as

Philippine citizen."

The first and second requirement is undisputed. Mohinder, at the time

of hearing of the petition, is already forty-five (45) years old, and has resided

in the Philippines for more than fifteen (15) years, as he has arrived in the

Philippines on June 24, 1999 up to the present.

With regard to the third requirement, this Court recognizes that

Mohinder is of good moral character and believes in the principles

underlying the Philippine Constitution, and has conducted in a proper and

irreproachable manner, as testified by the character Witnesses.

Exhibit "L", "K", and "J"


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Pamela:

"23. Question : Do you believe Mohinder to be morally

irreproachable?

Answer : Yes, I do.

24. Question : Do you think Mohinder has a good reputation?

Answer : Yes, he does. Not just here in Urclaneta but 1

also hear good things about him in La Union

because I also visit La Union frequently to see

Mylene and the kids. They are like relatives to

me."

Florence:

"8. Question : During the time that you have known Mohinder,

can you state for the record if he is of good moral

character?

Answer : Yes; he is of good moral character.

9. Question : Why do you say that?

Answer : During the entire time that I have known him, he

is amiable, friendly and he is courteous and

considerate of the people around him. He works

hard to provide for his family.

22. Question :Do you believe Mohinder to be of good moral

character?

Answer : Yes, I do.


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23. Question : Do you believe Mohinder to be morally

irreproachable?

Answer : Yes, I do.

24.Question : Do you think Mohinder has a good reputation?

Answer : Yes, he does. Not just here in Urdaneta but I also

hear good things about him in La Union. We see

each other in La Union as well, I participate in

medical missions and he is one of those who is

always enthusiastic to help around. 'rile has even

enlisted the help of his Rotary club to coordinate

with our medical missions."

Edgar:

"7. Question : During the time that you have known Mohinder, can

you state for the record if he is of good moral character?

Answer : Yes, he is of good moral character.


8. Question : Why do you say that?

Answer : He is a good person, from the time that I met him

up to the present, he has always maintained a good

reputation not just with his friends but also with

people he does business with.

19. Question : Do you believe Mohinder to be morally

irreproachable?

Answer : Yes, I do.


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24. Question : Do you think Mohinder has a good reputation?

Answer : Yes, he does. As l said a while ago, he is a good

person, that is one of the main reason why I invited

him for membership at the Rotary Club. As a

matter of fact, I was one of those who sponsored

his entry to our Rotary Club, and since becoming a

member at our Rotary Club he has been very

active. He is going to be our incoming president in

the club, and he will assume the position in the

middle of this year.

Anent the fourth requirement, the petitioner has always been an

entrepreneur. He started selling goods when he arrived in the country. From

the savings, the spouses put up Ilocandia. Fast. Cash. Inc. and Ilocandia Easy

Cash. Inc., both lending companies duly incorporated in the Philippines.

Also, with the businesses earnings, the spouses have bought a property in

Sevilla, San Fernando City, La. Union wherein the building of Ilocandia Fast

Cash is located. They also have a. salon and a. gym).

TSN Mohinder Singh, July 15, 2015


Exhibit "H" and "H-1"
TSN, Pamela Bautista, March 10, 2015
TSN, Florence Sison, March 24, 2015
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As regards the fifth requirement, Mohinder testified that he can speak

the language in Punjab, India, as well as English and Filipino. He can also

understand Ilocano and Pangasinense, and is trying to learn Ilocano. This

fact was further strengthened by the statements of the character witnesses

that they speak to him in English and Filipino, as well as Ilocano sometimes.

Finally, with regard to the sixth requirement, Mohinder testified, and

corroborated by Mylene, that all their children are studying at Brain and

Heart of a. Christian (BHC) Educational Institution. Said school is an

educational institution duly organized and existing under the Philippine

Laws and is duly authorized and recognized by the Department of Education

to operate under government recognition.

Hence, Mohinder possesses all the qualifications for a person to

become a citizen of the Philippines by naturalization.

CA No. 473 also enumerates those who are disqualified to be

naturalized as to

"a. Persons opposed to organized government or affiliated with any

association or group of persons who uphold and teach doctrines

opposing all organized governments;


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b. persons defending or teaching the necessity or propriety of

violence, personal assault, or assassination for the success and

predominance of their ideas;

c. Polygamists or believers in the practice of polygamy;

d. Persons convicted of crimes involving moral turpitude;

e. Persons suffering from mental alienation or incurable contagious

diseases;

f. Persons who, during the period of their residence in the Philippines,

have not mingled sociality with The Filipinos, or who have not

evinced a sincere desire to learn and embrace the customs, traditions,

and ideals of the Filipinos;

g. Citizen or subjects of nations with whom the United States and the

Philippines are at war, during the period of such war;

h. Citizens or subjects of a %reign country other than the United

States whose laws do not grant Filipinos the right to become

naturalized citizens or subjects thereof.

Petitioner has showed, through his testimony and that of the character

witnesses, that lie has none of the disqualification that the law provides.

TSN, Edgar Yates, May 20, 2015


Supra at 26
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Mohinder is not opposed to organized government or affiliated with

any association or group of persons who uphold and teach doctrines

opposing all organized governments. When asked if to their knowledge,

Mohinder is opposed to organized govemuient, the following character

witnesses have these to say:

Pamela: "No, he is not because I know him to be a law abiding

citizen, he respects laws and even ordinances in the barangay,

he is no careful not to do anything that violates the laws, and

that may put him to prison. He tells me that honor and a good

reputation is very important to him."

Florence: "No, he is not, he is a peaceful person and he does not like

conflict.

He is not predisposed to fights or conflict, he

has"pakikisama"."

Edgar: "No he is not, he is a peaceful person and he does not like

conflict.

He does not teach or defend the necessity or propriety of

violence, personal assault or assassination for the success and

predominance of their ideas. The witnesses vouched that

Mohinder is a peaceful person and does not like conflict.


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Moreover, Mohinder is neither a polygamist nor a believer in

polygamy. He is a family person and is loyal to his wife. As Pamela

testified, "Mohinder is fiercely loyal to his wife Mvlene. He said family first,

then their work and business. He values honor and good reputation. He is

looked up to in our community, the people in our barangay, the neighbors

they respect him."

Furthermore, Mohinder is not convicted of crimes involving moral

turpitude, as shown by a certification from the National Bureau of

Investigation that he has no derogatory records. And, he is not suffering

from mental alienation or incurable contagious diseases, as shown by the

Medical Examination for Foreigners issued by the Bureau of Quarantine.

Mohinder is socially active in the community. He is an active member

of the Rotary Club of San Fernando (LU), Inc. since April 12, 2011.33

Every year, he and Mylene organizes a mini Chirstmas party where they

invite the children in the neighborhood and feed them and give groceries as

gilts to the families.34 He has adapted to Filipino customs, food, occasions

and things like that's Furthermore, as testified by Pamela, "He knows how

to be with us, he has even adjusted to Filipino customs and culture.",

referring to Mohinder.36 Also, Edgar described Mohinder as, "While he is

not a Filipino citizen, he has made the Philippines his home and has grown.

accustomed to the country, to the culture, so much so that he already made

the Philippines his second home."

Supra at 26
Supra at 27
Supra at 28
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Mohinder is socially active in the community. He is an active member

of the Rotary Club of San Fernando (LU), Inc. since April 12, 2011.33

Every year, he and Mylene organizes a mini Chirstmas party where they

invite the children in the neighborhood and feed them and give groceries as

gilts to the families.34 He has adapted to Filipino customs, food, occasions

and things like that's Furthermore, as testified by Pamela, "He knows how

to be with us, he has even adjusted to Filipino customs and culture.",

referring to Mohinder.36 Also, Edgar described Mohinder as, "While he is

not a Filipino citizen, he has made the Philippines his home and has grown.

accustomed to the country, to the culture, so much so that he already made

the Philippines his second home."

Moreover. India, the country where Mohinder came from is not at war

with the Philippines and the United States. Also, India grants Filipinos the

right to become naturalized citizens, as testified by Mohinder:

"56. Question : Do the laws of India grant the right for Filipinos

to become naturalized Filipino citizens?

Answer : Yes

57. Question : Why do you say that ?

Answer : I once inquired at the Indian Embassy in Manila

and I was told by the consul that Mylene can

become one. But I decided to follow Mylene's

citizenship instead.
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Credibility of Character Witnesses

With regard to the character witnesses, the Supreme Court held that

vouching witnesses stand as insurers of the applicant's conduct and

character, as such they are expected to testify on specific facts and events

justifying the inference that applicant as personally known to them possess

all the qualifications and none of the disqualifications provided by law.39

Moreover, as to the credibility of the character witnesses, the Supreme

Court states that:

"In naturalization proceedings, it is the burden of the applicant to

prove not only his own good moral character but also the good moral

character of his/her witnesses, who must be credible persons. Within the

purview of the naturalization, a credible person is not only an individual

who has not been previously convicted of a crime, who is not a police

character and has no police record; who has not perjured in the past; or

whose affidavit or testimony is not incredible. What must be credible is not

Exhibit "HH"
Supra at 26
Supra at 27
Supra at 26
Supra at 28
Supra at 24
G.R. No. 168877, Republic of the Philippines vs. Michael A. Hong, March 24, 2006
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The declaration made lout the person making it. This implies that such

person must have a good standing in the community that he is known to be

honest and upright; that he is reputed to be trustworthy and

reliable; and that his word may be taken on its face value, as a good

warranty of the applicant's worthiness."

In this instant petition, the character witnesses are credible. They

personally know Mohinder since 1999 and have been close to him and his

family up to the present. They testified that they have not been convicted or

charged of any crime, as well as perjury. All of them have good standing in

the community. Pamela is a barangay councilor of Palina East, Urdaneta

City; Florence is a pediatrician by profession; and Edgar is a bank manager

of UCPB Dagupan City branch.

IN VIEW OF ALL THE FOREGOING, the Court believes and so

holds that the petitioner Mohinder Singh has complied with all the

requirements to become a Filipino citizen possessing all the qualifications

and none of the disqualifications pm tided for by law.

Upon the expiration of the two-year period' provided for by Section 1,

Republic Act No. 530, petitioner is allowed to become a naturalized citizen

of the Philippines, after submission of satisfactory proof that during the

intervening time petitioner has not left the Philippines, has dedicated himself
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continuously to a lawful calling or profession, has not been convicted of any

offense or violation of government promulgated rules, or committed any act

prejudicial to the interest of the nation or contrary to any government

announced policies.

SO ORDERED.

ISSUED IN CHAMBERS, this 30th day of March 2016 in San

Fernando City, La Union.

VICTOR O. CONCEPCION
Presiding Judge