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P.L. 104-51

Cite as "AILA InfoNet Doc. No. 97111559 (posted Nov. 15, 1997)"


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One Hundred Fourth Congress

of the

United States of America

AT THE FIRST SESSION

Begun and held at the City of Washington on Wednesday,

the fourth day of January, one thousand nine hundred and ninety-five

An Act

To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to update references in the classification of children for purposes of United States immigration laws.

    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'.

Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Vice President of the United States and

President of the Senate.

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