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Naturalization and Citizenship

Guide to Acquisition of U.S. Citizenship by Birth Abroad

This article discusses the requirements and procedures for a child born abroad to automatically acquire U.S. citizenship at birth. In such cases, the child may apply for a U.S. passport, consular report of birth abroad (CRBA), and/or certificate of citizenship.

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Naturalization and Citizenship

Duplicate U.S. Passport: Do American Expats in China Need One?

Do American expats in China need a duplicate U.S. passport? The Public Security Bureau holds your main passport for 15 working days when you apply for a residence permit, which can cause many hassles.