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§ 320.2 Who is eligible for citizenship?
. To be eligible for citizenship under section
of the Act, a person must establish that the following conditions have been met after February 26, 2001:
(1) The child has at least one United States citizen parent (by birth or naturalization);
(2) The child is under 18 years of age; and
(3) The child is residing in the United States in the legal and physical custody of the United States citizen parent, pursuant to a lawful admission for permanent residence.
Additional requirements if child is adopted
. If adopted, the child must meet all of the requirements in paragraph (a) of this section as well as satisfy the requirements applicable to adopted children under section
of the Act.