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8usc1401 -- Prposed Revision

8usc1401 -- Prposed Revision

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A proposed revision to 8USC1401
A proposed revision to 8USC1401

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Aliens and Nationality - 8 USC Section 1401 (PRPOSED REVISION)
Sec. 1401. Nationals and citizens of United States at birth
(a) U.S. citizenship may be acquired either at birth or throughnaturalization subsequent to birth.(1)U.S. laws governing the acquisition of citizenship at birthembody two legal principles:(A) Jus soli (the law of the soil) - a rule of common lawunder which the place of a person
s birth determines under what lawscitizenship may be granted. In addition to common law, this principleis embodied in the 14th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution and thevarious U.S. citizenship and nationality statutes.(B) Jus sanguinis (the law of the bloodline) - a concept ofRoman or civil law under which a person
s citizenship is determined bythe citizenship of one or both parents. This rule, frequently called
citizenship by descent
or
derivative citizenship
, is not embodied inthe U.S. Constitution, but such citizenship is granted through statute.As U.S. laws have changed, the requirements for conferring andretaining derivative citizenship have also changed.( b)The following shall be nationals and citizens of the UnitedStates at birth:(1) a person born in the United States, and subject to thejurisdiction of the state, of parents one of whom is a citizen of theUnited States, except the children of transient aliens and of alienpublic ministers and consuls.(2) a citizen of the United States while resident in any of theUnited States, or US Territories.(3) a person born in the United States to a member of anIndian, Eskimo, Aleutian, or other aboriginal tribe: Provided, That thegranting of citizenship under this subsection shall not in any mannerimpair or otherwise affect the right of such person to tribal or otherproperty;(4) a person born outside of the United States and its outlyingpossessions of parents both of whom are citizens of the United Statesand one of whom has had a residence in the United States or one of itsoutlying possessions, prior to the birth of such person;(5) a person born outside of the United States and its outlyingpossessions of parents one of whom is a citizen of the United Stateswho has been physically present in the United States or one of itsoutlying possessions for a continuous period of one year prior to the

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