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. However, the child will have dual citizenship. This means basically that they will be a citizen of both countries.\n. \nI (MORE)

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 citizen at the time of the birth , it gets a little trickier. It depends on when the child was born (laws change), however since (MORE)

What custodial rights does an illegal immigrant father have to a child born out of wedlock with a US citizen?

Answer . US law presumes that an unmarried mother has sole custodial rights to a child until the court rules otherwise.. This applies to US citizen fathers as well as non citizen fathers.. Before custodial issues could be addressed the father would have to establish paternity, preferably throug (MORE)

If an illegal citizen doesn't marry a legal citizen but they have a child that was born in the US will that make them a us citizen?

Under the 14th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution: "All persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the state wherein they reside".. Therefore, a child born in the United States, is a U.S. citizen by birth, rega (MORE)

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 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 (MORE)

If illegal immigrants have a child born in the US are the parents also citizens of the US?

No. Having a child in the United States does NOT affect the parent's immigration status. Once the child is 21, that child can petition for the parent to be given a green card, but the mere fact of an illegal having children who are US citizens does not confer any change in immigration status for (MORE)

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 citizen at the time of the birth , it gets a little trickier. It depends on when the child was born (laws change), however since (MORE)

Is a child born to a US Armed Forces Member who with their spouse are both US Citizens born at an overseas station say Okinawa considered a US Native Born citizen?

First, there is no category of "native" born citizens. The Constitution refers to "natural" born citizens. Any child born to a US citizen is a natural born citizen no matter where the birth occurs.. . A child is considered a US citizen if it is born in one of the United States' states. (when it is (MORE)

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 financially (i.e. be able to show the ability to financially support the parent, if needs be). Sponsorship provides a US per (MORE)

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 certificate.For this the immigration Form N-600 should be filed. If your parents were US citizens but you were not born in t (MORE)

Is a child born to a US citizen mother and Mexican citizen father cosidered to be a us citizen?

do n/ot under question. are you making reference to the father of the child or to the child? if you are making reference to the father, who apparrently is not a u.s. citizen, the mother, who is a u.s. citizen, can apply to immigration and apply for her husband to come to the u.s. legally. should the (MORE)

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 control. Jus soli was enacted as a measure of good faith and to aid the integration of foreign nationalities into American c (MORE)

Do you have to be a US citizen to adopt a US child?

Information on adoption criteria varies by state. You should consult your local adoption agency for more info. Generally-speaking, adopting a US orphan child (i.e. one who legally has no parents) will be difficult (if not impossible) unless at least one of the adoptive parents is either a US Citi (MORE)

Non citizen CHILD of a US citizen will became citizen?

Yes, if the child was born outside the US and one of the biological parents was a US citizen, you should go to the nearest embassy or consulate general of the US and register the child's birth so that he or she can officially be a US citizen (they are entitled to automatic US citizenship). If the (MORE)

Can a child automatically be a US citizen if they are born to a parent who is a US citizen because their parent was a US citizen?

It depends- if the father and grandfather have lived in the U.S., then yes the child would be a citizen. However, if the father has lived most iof his life outside the U.S., then it is highly unlikely that the child would be considered a U.S. citizen- even though his father and grandfather were U.S. (MORE)

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 citizen at the time of the birth , it gets a little trickier. It depends on when the child was born (laws change), however since (MORE)

Can a child become a US citizen if he is born in the Philippines with a US citizen father?

When you get citizenship through parents you need to apply for the citizenship certificate.For this the immigration Form N-600 should be filed. If your parents were US citizens but you were not born in the US, you are still legally a US citizen by birthright. You may be able to prove your citizenshi (MORE)