Recently the handling of civil immigration detainers by local law departments has been heavily scrutinized.
AILA Doc No. 00111390 | Dated January 24, 2000
One Hundred Sixth Congress
of the United States of America
AT THE SECOND SESSION
Begun and held at the City of Washington on Monday, the twenty-fourth day of January, two thousand
To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to modify the provisions governing acquisition of citizenship by children born outside of the United States, and for other purposes.
SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.
TITLE I--CITIZENSHIP FOR CERTAIN CHILDREN BORN OUTSIDE THE UNITED STATES
SEC. 101. AUTOMATIC ACQUISITION OF CITIZENSHIP FOR CERTAIN CHILDREN BORN OUTSIDE THE UNITED STATES.
`children born outside the united states and residing permanently in the united states; conditions under which citizenship automatically acquired
SEC. 102. ACQUISITION OF CERTIFICATE OF CITIZENSHIP FOR CERTAIN CHILDREN BORN OUTSIDE THE UNITED STATES.
`children born and residing outside the united states; conditions for acquiring certificate of citizenship
SEC. 103. CONFORMING AMENDMENT.
SEC. 104. EFFECTIVE DATE.
TITLE II--PROTECTIONS FOR CERTAIN ALIENS VOTING BASED ON REASONABLE BELIEF OF CITIZENSHIP
SEC. 201. PROTECTIONS FROM FINDING OF BAD MORAL CHARACTER, REMOVAL FROM THE UNITED STATES, AND CRIMINAL PENALTIES.
Speaker of the House of Representatives.
Vice President of the United States and
President of the Senate.
Cite as AILA Doc. No. 00111390.