Status Summary

6/26/2019 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship.

Legislative Session

2019

Status

In Progress

Sponsor

Smith

This bill would guarantee automatic U.S. citizenship to international adoptees. The legislation would close a loophole in the Child Citizenship Act of 2000 (CCA), which has prevented internationally-adopted children, who are now adults, from receiving U.S. citizenship despite being raised by American parents.

Companion Bill

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