Automatic citizenship for certain children

June 18, 2017   // 0 Comments

On February 27, 2001, the Child Citizenship Act of 2000 (CCA) took effect, providing automatic citizenship to certain children of resident-aliens who are naturalized and became U.S. citizens. Specific criteria are in place to avail of this benefit. These criteria are (a) the child must be less than 18 years old when the parent naturalizes; (b) the child must be residing with the naturalized paren...

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