Is a child born in the US a US citizen?

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Yes, anyone born in the US is a Us citizen regardless of the parents status. (excluding a very small group of people, primarily official diplomats and those with diplomatic immunity)
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Will you become US citizens if your child is born here?

Answer . No. You cannot gain U.S. citizenship just by having a baby in the USA. You (the parent) will still be a citizen of whatever country you already were a citizen of

Is a child born in Mexico a US citizen if the child's father is a US citizen?

If both parents were US citizens and married before the birth, the the child is automatically a US citizen; birthplace is irrelevant. However, if only one parent was a US citi

Is a child born to a legal citizen and an illegal alien a legal citizen of the US?

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

Is a child born in Mexico a US Citizen if the child's mother is a US Citizen?

If both parents were US citizens and married before the birth, the the child is automatically a US citizen; birthplace is irrelevant. However, if only one parent was a US citi

Can you be a US citizen if your child is a US citizen?

When the child reach the age of 21 he can sponsor the parent to come to the US. But the parent cannot be in the US while sponsored by the child. The child must also qualify fi

Is the child a US citizen if born to US citizen while traveling outside the US?

Yes, but you should apply for a "registration of birth abroad" at the nearest US mission. Also when you get citizenship through parents you need to apply for the citizenship

Why is a child born in the US to illegal aliens a citizen?

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

Is a child born to a US citizen and foreign mother outside us a US citizen?

If both parents were US citizens and married before the birth, the the child is automatically a US citizen; birthplace is irrelevant. However, if only one parent was a US citi