Thursday, April 7, 2016

Multiple Citizenship in Adoption: An Introduction by NCFA's legal fellow Kaylee Walsh


Those working in adoption often face questions about dual or multiple citizenship from prospective adoptive parents and adopted adolescents and adults, who want to know how the internationally adopted person will attain U.S. citizenship, if they will have two passports, or if being a citizen of their birth country will affect their U.S. citizenship. This article by NCFA legal fellow Kaylee Walsh provides an introduction to these and other issues regarding multi-citizenship in intercountry adoption. 

Click here to download the PDF of Adoption Advocate No. 94 or click here to view the web version.

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