Gerry Canavan

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Ideologies of Citizenship

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A child adopted overseas by a U.S. citizen is eligible to become an American, and a baby born in the USA is American even if the parents are not.

But a child born to a U.S. citizen overseas through the increasingly common practice of in vitro fertilization with embryos from donor eggs and sperm is not American, unless an American is one of the donors.

Written by gerrycanavan

March 20, 2012 at 1:23 am

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