Can a us citizen adopt a 17 year old illegal alien with a child born in US?
This question can be accurately answered if you call a 1-800 number for immigration and talk to an operator who will use immigration laws to answer the question. I have limited knowledge, but I would like to say that the child born is the US is irrelevant. I think that there is an age limit, and 17 sound high. I know that calling immigration is long and tedious, but you will get the right answer.
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If you are 17 years old and an illegal alien in the US how do you become a legal citizen without marrying a legal US citizen?
Answer . You can be adopted by a US citizen. You can be sponsored by an immediate relative that is a US citizen or a permanent green card holder.. Answer . Marrying a U….S. citizen does not automatically confer citizenship or permanent resident status on the new spouse. Adoption is only allowed if the child is 16-years or younger has been certified an orphan by his or her country of origin and has been granted an IR4 visa for entrance into the United States. Contact the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services for information pertaining to the individual's specific circumstances or visit http://www.uscis.gov
Adopting an Illegal Alien Guardianship or adoption is only possible for a child who is under the age of 16-years when the action if filed. Before adoption is possible the chi…ld must have resides with the prospective parents for at least two years by order of the court or the permission of a jurisdictional government agency. The best option is to consult with an attorney who is qualified in immigration law as to the possibility of adoption and/or the procedures required as they relate to the individual's circumstances. Here is more input: . Yes and no. I believe that you would have to deal with the bureaucracy of both countries (the U.S. and the child's home country) first. The USCIS may grant temporary anti-deportation protection for the child but do not count on it. . It could be done under certain circumstances, but it would be a two-country "beaurocracy hell" in the beginning. . It depends what country you want to adopt the child from and to be honest, it's all about money. If you have enough money to sway certain people in certain countries you can adopt as many children as you want. Moscow and Asian countries are difficult to adopt from, but money talks. There is a lot of red tape involved and also a lot of time involved. I suggest you speak to a lawyer and prepare yourself before you start any adoption process. . Yes, if the child is residing in the U.S. he or she must be under the age of 16 and have no surviving parent or a single parent who has voluntarily relinquished parental rights. INA Section 101 (b)(1)(F), USC Section 1101(b)(1)(F). answer No, in order to adopt a kid here and give him a legal immigration status he needs to came here legally (with a green card) and then here in USA the parents needs to adjust his status to son of US citizen and then the kid will be citizen.
Answer . When the minor illegal alien is adopted, the minor child gains the citizenship of his adopted parents, so when he/she is adopted they become a US citizen if their… parents are US citizens.
It is possible that such a child could be adopted if the biologicalparents agree. However, there are other immigration concerns andregulations that could create serious issues….
Answer . To some extent, this question requires knowing the law of the state of adoption. Chances are, there will be problems getting the documentation and consents needed… for adoption, unless one of the adopting parents is one of the biological parents. The more interesting issue is whether the adopted child can be an American citizen merely by adoption, and the answer to that appears to be no. Consult an experienced immigration lawyer, preferably with adoption experience. For a fairly thorough discussion, go here: http://www.childadoptionlaws.com/child_adoption_laws/adoption_laws_child_citizen_act.htm
yes because it was born in the U.S Hmm? I could be wrong but I believe you are a legal citizen of wherever it is that you are born? Did you mean that the child was born in …the US or outside of it? Answer Only if a child is born with in the United States is considered legal. If the a child is born outside the United State is consider an illegal alien. Answer If at least one of the parents is a legal US citizen (NOT a U.S. resident, but a U.S. citizen), then any natural child of that parent is a U.S. citizen, regardless of where the child was born. A citizen child born outside the U.S. sovereign soil is not considered "natural born", but the only place in U.S. law that this is relevant is for eligibility to be come President or Vice President (i.e. only "natural born" citizens can become President/VP). Should a U.S. citizen adopt a child who is NOT a U.S. citizen (i.e. either a straight adoption, or as a step-parent adoption), then that child is eligible for U.S. citizenship via Naturalization. Naturalization is not automatic, and requires a legal procedure to be followed, generally taking a year or more. In the mean time, the child is eligible for automatic U.S. Residency, provided a basic Immigration form is filed to declare the child's adoption. All of the preceding is true without regard to whom the other parent is (or their immigration status).
It depends on the state where the US citizen resides. In most states, you can adopt your 20 year old stepson in an adult adoption regardless of his immigration status. But you… should know that you will not be able to use the adoption for immigration purposes.
By alien i assume you mean imigrant or someone from a different country, i believe the answer is yes, many people adopt children from third world countries like some in Africa… and, I'm not sure about this one, the child becomes a U.S. citizen.
Have the U.S. Citizen consult an immigration attorney in the U.S
the law is that if a child is born in the US it is a legal citizen.
depends if they are green or blue.
No because the alien has to have a U.S. citizenship first!!!!!!!!
That would be an adult illegal alien and a whole different thing. First he has to report to the authorities since you have to do it legally. I doubt it would work and he might… get deported.
If someone is born in the USA, they are a natural born citizen. Illegal aliens are those who are born elsewhere and live in the USA without permission.
The order of law invovled, jus soli, was enacted with the 14th amendment to grant citizenship to all aboriginal people of continent US and extraterritorial regions under US co…ntrol. Jus soli was enacted as a measure of good faith and to aid the integration of foreign nationalities into American citizenry. . L egally , the current situation is that any child born on US soil is a U.S. citizen, regardless of their parent(s)' immigration status. The Citizens Act of 1924 is where Congress legally indicated that there are two classes of what is known as "birthright" citizens: (1) those born in the U.S. (and areas of U.S. sovereignty), and (b) persons born on Native American reservations. The second instance was added because, at the time, Indian Reservations were technically sovereign, not U.S. soil. This was later changed, and all Native American reservations are now fully part of the sovereign U.S. The latest relevant Supreme Court case, U.S. v Won Kim Ark (1898), is currently the definitive precedent, stating that birthright citizenship legally exists, without regard to the parent's legal immigration status. The sole exception (and, the ruling is explicit in this manner) to birthright citizenship is if BOTH parents are covered by diplomatic protection. This is the current Supreme Court interpretation of the 14th Amendment. All of this is based on the Court's interpretation of the 14th Amendment, which is the Constitutional basis for defining U.S. citizenship. And, the purpose of the 14th Amendment was NOT to implement jus soli (that's misguided). That was a (perhaps unintended) side effect of the way the 14th was written. The actual purpose of the 14th Amendment was to extend citizenship to the former slaves, and, as such, included a very broad definition of citizen, to insure that no loopholes could be used to deny citizenship to former slaves. Broadly, the modern "problem" (and, I quote "problem" since there is by no means consensus that it actually is a problem) is that there was no concept of "legal" or "illegal" immigration until the mid 1900s. As such, the courts have interpreted all the prior legislation (and Amendments) to apply as written, which is to anyone in the U.S. Despite some creative legal ideas by several Law Professors, it is highly unlikely that any change in Birthright Citizenship can pass a Supreme Court challenge, under existing law/precedent. It is almost certain that a Constitutional Amendment would be necessary to distinguish between legal and illegal residents (and their associated rights). For further reading, look at the link below, which is the actual US Code (i.e Law itself), where it is spelled out explicitly who is a U.S. citizen. This US Code is the result of the court rulings and Congressional legislation.
Your boyfriend can not adopt your child while he also remains yours. It does not matter if he is a US citizen, legal alien or illegal alien. For him to do that he would need t…o marry you. The license would cost $35.00 and you would each need a picture ID.