H.R.140 - Birthright Citizenship Act of 2017115th Congress (2017-2018) |
|Sponsor:||Rep. King, Steve [R-IA-4] (Introduced 01/03/2017)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||01/23/2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.140 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (01/03/2017)
Birthright Citizenship Act of 2017
This bill amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to consider a person born in the United States "subject to the jurisdiction" of the United States for citizenship at birth purposes if the person is born in the United States of parents, one of whom is: (1) a U.S. citizen or national, (2) a lawful permanent resident alien whose residence is in the United States, or (3) an alien performing active service in the U.S. Armed Forces.
This Act shall not be construed to affect the citizenship or nationality status of any person born before the date of its enactment.