Part A – Citizenship and Naturalization Policies and Procedures
Technical Update – Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands
September 30, 2013
This technical update adds the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands to list of certain territories of the United States where, subject to certain requirements, persons may be U.S. citizens at birth.
POLICY ALERT – Comprehensive 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.
- 8 CFR 2 - Authority of the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security
- INA 301 - Nationals and citizens of the United States at birth
INA 302 - Persons born in Puerto Rico
INA 303 - Persons born in the Canal Zone or Republic of Panama on or after February 26, 1904
INA 306 - Persons living in and born in the Virgin Islands
INA 307 - Persons living in and born in Guam
INA 308 - Nationals but not citizens of the United States at birth
- INA 309 - Children born out of wedlock
- INA 318 - Prerequisite to naturalization, burden of proof