President Trump cancels automatic citizenship for children of non-citizens born in the US

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The US Citizenship and Immigration Services has cancelled automatic citizenship for the children of some US service members and US government employees living abroad and children of non-citizens born in the United States.

The new citizenship policy which will be effective from October 29 as announced on Wednesday August 28, US citizens who gave birth to their children abroad are expected to apply for U.S. citizenship ahead of the child’s 18th birthday.

Non-citizens are also expected to stay for at least 6 weeks in the US before their children born in the country will be considered citizens.

The Policy read, “Effective October 29, 2019, children residing abroad with their U.S. citizen parents who are U.S. government employees or members of the U.S. armed forces stationed abroad are not considered to be residing in the United States for acquisition of citizenship.

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