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CA5 on Acquired Citizenship, Legitimation: Saldana Iracheta v. Holder (Very Old Egg on BIA's Face)

"This appeal is a petition for review from the Department of Homeland Security’s (“DHS”) reinstatement of a previously-issued order of removal against Sigifredo Saldana Iracheta (“Saldana”). On appeal, Saldana asserts that he acquired citizenship from his U.S. citizen...

BIA on Acquired Citizenship: Matter of Douglas, 26 I&N Dec. 197 (BIA 2013)

A child who has satisfied the statutory conditions of former section 321(a) of the Immigration and Nationality Act, 8 U.S.C. § 432(a) (2000), before the age of 18 years has acquired United States citizenship, regardless of whether the naturalized parent acquired legal custody of the child before...