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October 28, 2014POLICY ALERTEffect of Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) on Immigration and Acquisition of Citizenship Under the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA)
October 21, 2014Technical Update – Religious Missionaries Abroad and Residence and Physical Presence
October 21, 2014Technical Update – Treating Certain Peace Corps Contractors as U.S. Government Employees
September 09, 2014POLICY ALERTNonimmigrant Trainees (H-3)
August 26, 2014POLICY ALERTCustomer Service
July 01, 2014Technical Update – Validity of Same-Sex Marriages
June 17, 2014POLICY ALERTChanges to Dates of Birth and Names on Certificates of Citizenship

Volume 12 – Citizenship & Naturalization

Part H – Children of U.S. Citizens


Chapter 1 – Purpose and Background

Chapter 2 – Definition of Child for Citizenship and Naturalization

Chapter 3 – United States Citizens at Birth (INA 301 and 309)

Chapter 4 – Automatic Acquisition of Citizenship after Birth (INA 320)

Chapter 5 – Child Residing Outside of the United States (INA 322)

Chapter 6 – Special Provisions for the Naturalization of Children


POLICY ALERTEffect of Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) on Immigration and Acquisition of Citizenship Under the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA)

October 28, 2014

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is issuing policy guidance relating to the use of Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART).


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POLICY ALERTComprehensive Citizenship and Naturalization Policy Guidance

January 07, 2013

​USCIS is issuing updated and comprehensive citizenship and naturalization policy guidance in the new USCIS Policy Manual.


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Legal Authorities

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  • INA 309 - Children born out of wedlock
  • INA 301 - Nationals and citizens of the United States at birth
Current as of October 28, 2014