Born Outside the US and/or Born Dual
Table of Transmission Requirements Over Time For Citizenship For Certain Individuals Born Abroad, US Department of State
Policy Manual: Citizenship and Naturalization — Children Residing Outside the United States, US Citizenship and Immigration Services.
Who Is a US Citizen? Andy Sundberg, American Citizens Abroad. (Evolution of US citizenship policy, this paper deals extensively with citizenship of children born outside the US.)
Relinquishment of US Citizenship by Persons-Born-Dual or Who Naturalised in a Foreign Country as a Minor, Isaac Brock Society.
Pls. does any one know of a good inmigration lawyer i Washington DC ?
The new constitution of the Dominican Republic makes any descendant of a Dominican, a Dominican as well. This could benefit some expats in Canada and one question any expert should ask is, do you have any ancestors from the Dominican Republic? Having dual citizenship from birth can be an advantage in avoiding the exit tax.
Could someone explain the rules around how a child automatically gets US citizenship? I think i remember seeing a clause saying that the US parent must have lived in the US for a certain number of years after the age of 14.
My husband left the US aged 9 and then only lived there for a year as a 20 year old. Please tell me his daughter is not an automatic US citizen!!
Good news! His daughter is NOT an automatic US citizen.