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kulji

Citizenship for minor children on Green Card

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Hi All , 

 

Our situation is not very common ,  Though my wife and I were on GC , we decided to have our children in India   ( child birth) for various reasons.  They also got GC ( on -arrival ). 

 

Now when applying for Naturalization , do we need to separably apply for our children ( separate N-400 ) or will they automatically get the Citizenship through parent's N-400 application .  

 

Some one ( from a NGO working on Immigration )  told that we don't need to apply N400 form for our children ,  but once we get citizenship , we could just apply passport for our kids also . 

 

Does anyone know if this is the correct statement . Any pointers on this is really appreciated 

 

Thanks much 

 

 

 

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Yes, you can just apply for passports for the children.

You can also file an N-600 for a citizenship certificate, but that's usually a waste of money. The only real proof of citizenship is an unexpired US passport.

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