US Citizenship vs. Indian Citizenship for Child


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I am a naturalized US citizen/OCI card holder and my wife is an Indian Citizen. We live in India and had a baby born recently. Given that my child can get either US or Indian citizenship depending on choice...


I am trying to decide which route would be better:


1. Get US citizenship directly and then apply for OCI card through me.

2. Get Indian citizenship and then apply for US citizenship through me.


I understand the basic pros/cons such as not being able to become a US president ever etc. but am looking to see if there is anything else beyond that someone has gone through in similar fashion to reach such a decision.


I understand that if we choose to remain in India until kid is ready for college he will be paying NRI/Foreign tuition charges.






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