PERTINENT STATUTORY PROVISIONS
18 U.S.C. ¤ 1425 provides in relevant part:
Whoever knowingly procures or attempts to procure, contrary to law, the naturalization of any person ... Shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than [10 to 25 years], ... or both.
18 U.S.C. ¤ 1015 provides in relevant part:
Whoever knowingly makes any false statement under oath, in any case, proceeding, or matter relating to, or under, or by virtue of any law of the United States relating to naturalization, citizenship, or registry of aliens ... Shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than five years, or both.
8 U.S.C. ¤ 1451(a) provides in relevant part:
It shall be the duty of the United States attorneys for the respective districts, upon affidavit showing good cause therefor, to institute proceedings in any district court of the United States in the judicial district in which the naturalized citizen may reside at the time of bringing suit, for the purpose of revoking and setting aside the order admitting such person to citizenship and canceling the certificate of naturalization on the ground that such order and certificate of naturalization were illegally procured or were procured by concealment of a material fact or by willful misrepresentation.
8 U.S.C. ¤ 1451(e) provides in relevant part:
When a person shall be convicted under section 1425 of Title 18 of knowingly procuring naturalization in violation of law, the court in which such conviction is had shall thereupon revoke, set aside, and declare void the final order admitting such person to citizenship, and shall declare the certificate of naturalization of such person to be canceled.