The Child Citizenship Act of 2000 is a United States federal law that allows certain foreign-born, biological and adopted children of United States citizens to acquire United States citizenship automatically. These children did not acquire U.S. citizenship at birth, but they are granted citizenship when they enter the United States as lawful permanent residents. The law modified past rules for child citizenship.
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... Effective February 27, 2001, the Child Citizenship Act of 2000 provided that a non-U.S ... citizen child (aged under 18) with a U.S ... citizenship ...
... The child must have at least one U.S ... In addition, if the child is adopted, the adoption must be full and final ... Whether a child's adoption is "full and final" for purposes of the Act depends on the circumstances of the adoption ...
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