My child was born in Hong Kong in 2014 out of wedlock. The mother was a Chinese national and I am a US citizen born and raised in the USA my entire life. I married her in Hong Kong in 2018. I was able to get them both visas ,ir1, and ir2. They are now here in the United States. I would like to get... Read more »
answered on Jan 16, 2023
If you are the birth father of the child, then you should be able to file a Form N-600 to obtain a certificate of citizenship. Under the Child Citizenship Act (INA 320) a child born outside of the United States automatically becomes a U.S. citizen when all of the following conditions have been met... Read more »
answered on Feb 17, 2018
Likely via an adoption proceeding in the state where the mother resides, your best bet is to consult an attorney in that state.
Me and my ex fiance dated for 7 years or so and split and share a son together. She has a daughter from another ex that is in and out of prison. Her daughter is now award of the state, AZ, and I want to adopt her and she wants me to as well to come live with her brother and I. She lives with her... Read more »
My son is 7 years old and was born in WI. I moved to ND to be with family, with consent from child's father. He has had zero contact with his son in 5 years and is in and out of jail. I want to go for full custody now. I am engaged to be married to my boyfriend, also the father to my twin... Read more »
answered on Sep 20, 2017
Yes, you should absolutely get a lawyer in this situation. Too many mistakes can be made that could forever impact your relationship with your sons.
answered on Aug 24, 2017
This question has been asked in the North Dakota section but must be answered by an attorney licensed in Connecticut.
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