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U.S Citizenship

Citizenship through the Child Citizenship Act

The Child Citizenship Act of 2000 expanded the possibilities for children deriving citizenship from U.S. citizen parent(s).  The following must be established:

  1. One parent must be a citizen by birth or naturalization
  2. Child must be under 18
  3. Child is a Lawful Permanent Resident (Green Card Holder)
  4. Child resides in the U.S. in the legal and physical custody of the U.S. citizen parent including adopted children

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