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Dual Nationality Children

Applying to Renounce Chinese Citizenship

A child may acquire Chinese citizenship automatically upon birth to binational parents (one Chinese and one foreign). Dual nationality is not recognized under the Nationality Law. So a child who acquires Chinese citizenship at birth remains a Chinese citizen,  in the PRC government’s view, even if he or she obtains a foreign passport. Thus, renunciation of PRC citizenship may…

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Family Immigration

Supreme Court Sends “Aged Out” Children to the Back of the Line (Scialabba v. Cuellar de Osorio)

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Monday that certain children who turn 21 while waiting with their parents for immigrant visas must go to the back of the line, delaying their immigration for years.