You must review the law in effect at the time of birth to determines whether a person born outside the United States to a U.S. citizen parent (or parents) is a U.S. citizen at birth. Generally, these laws require that at least one parent was a U.S. citizen, and the U.S. citizen parent had lived in the United States for a period of time. In general,
Children who were born outside the U.S. but now live in the U.S. may acquire citizenship under Section 320 of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA). A child born outside of the United States automatically becomes a U.S. citizen when all of the following conditions have been met on or after Feb. 27, 2001:
Children residing outside of the United States may obtain citizenship. A child who regularly resides outside of the United States is eligible for naturalization if all of the following conditions have been met:
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