Derivation of Citizenship through Parents

Under the Child Citizenship Act of 2000, qualifying children of U.S. citizen parents are able to derive citizenship through their parent. A child of a U.S. citizen parent is able to derive citizenship through their parent as long as:

  1. One parent is a U.S. citizen by birth or naturalization;
  2. They are under the age of 18;
  3. They are currently residing in the United States as a permanent resident (green card holder); and
  4. They are currently residing in the United States in the legal/physical custody of the U.S. citizen parent.

We are able to assist you obtain U.S. citizenship by derivation through the naturalization or U.S. birth of a parent. If you or your child meets the above listed criteria we can help.

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