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  • U.S. Citizenship for Children Born Abroad: Things to Know

    The United States in one of 30 countries around the world that offers birthright citizenship to any person born on U.S. soil. Birth in the United States is the most straightforward way one can acquire U.S. citizenship, but it is not the only way...

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  • Derivative US Citizenship at Birth

    By Angela J. Schnell, Esq. The United States is one of the few countries that still offer birthright citizenship to any person born on U.S. soil. Birthright is enshrined in the 14th Amendment to the Constitution and was originally intended to give citizenship rights to all slaves born in the U.S. following the Civil War. […]

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