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Public Law 104-51
104th Congress

                                 An Act


 
   To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to update references in 
                                 the   
  classification of children for purposes of United States immigration 
               laws. <<NOTE: Nov. 15, 1995 -  [S. 457]>> 

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. DEFINITION OF CHILD.

    Section 101(b) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 
1101(b)) is amended--
            (1) in paragraph (1)--
                    (A) in subparagraph (A), by striking ``legitimate 
                child'' and inserting ``child born in wedlock''; and
                    (B) in subparagraph (D), by striking ``an 
                illegitimate child'' and inserting ``a child born out of 
                wedlock''; and
            (2) in paragraph (2), by striking ``an illegitimate child'' 
        and inserting ``a child born out of wedlock''.

    Approved November 15, 1995.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--S. 457:
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CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 141 (1995):
            July 17, considered and passed Senate.
            Oct. 30, considered and passed House.

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