Trump Administration to LGBT Couples: Your ‘Out of Wedlock’ Kids Aren’t Citizens

By Scott Bixby | Daily Beast | May 15, 2019 

American parents who enter into surrogacy arrangements in countries outside the U.S. often assume—based on precedent—that their child will be eligible for birthright citizenship. However, the Trump administration now interprets the Immigration and Nationality Act to mean that “a child born abroad must be biologically related to a U.S. citizen parent,” a reality that puts many LGBTQ families at heightened risk for legal complications.

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