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" All children heretofore born or hereafter born out of the limits and jurisdiction of the United States, whose fathers were or may be at the time of their birth, citizens thereof, are declared to be citizens of the United States ; but the rights of citizenship... "
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by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Foreign Affairs - 1928
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Asian Indians, Filipinos, Other Asian Communities, and the Law

Charles McClain - 1994 - 403 pages
...the United States and the State wherein they reside."). But see Weldin v. Chin Bow, 274 US 657 (1927) (rights of citizenship shall not descend to children whose fathers never resided in the United States and citizenship attaches only where the father has resided in the United States before the birth of...
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A Nationality of Her Own: Women, Marriage, and the Law of Citizenship

Candice Lewis Bredbenner - 1998 - 294 pages
...Country," Chicago Daily Tribune, 28 Dec. 1933. 78. Sect. 1993, Revised Statutes of the US (1878), read: "All children heretofore born or hereafter born out...whose fathers never resided in the United States." This provision was a reenactment of the Nationality Acts of April 14, 1802, 2 Stat. 153, and of February...
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U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Laws and Issues: A Documentary History

Michael C. LeMay, Elliott Robert Barkan, Michael Robert Lemay - 1999 - 336 pages
.... . Citizenship of Children Born Abroad of Citizen Fathers [Amendment Added] Sec. 1993.* Any child hereafter born out of the limits and jurisdiction of the United States, whose father or mother or both at the time of the birth of the child is a citizen of the United States, whose...
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Remaking Chinese America: Immigration, Family, and Community, 1940-1965

Xiaojian Zhao - 2002 - 265 pages
...law in 1802 and was later strengthened in 1855 and 1878. The revised statute of 1878 provides that "all children heretofore born or hereafter born out...thereof are declared to be citizens of the United States." 29 Accordingly, a child born in China of an American father could gain both admission to and...
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Measuring America: The Decennial Censuses from 1790 to 2000

Jason G. Gauthier - 2002 - 140 pages
...of the United States by the force of the Fourteenth Amendment to the Constitution; also, all persons born out of the limits and jurisdiction of the United States, whose fathers at the time of their birth were citizens of the United States (act of February 10,1855); also, all...
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"Liberty Under Law" and Selected Supreme Court Opinions

William Howard Taft - 2004 - 441 pages
...respondent's grandfather. Chin Tong is forty-nine years old and was born in the United States. ***** "All children heretofore born or hereafter born out...whose fathers never resided in the United States." The rights of Chin Bow are determined by the construction of this section. ***** [660] The United States...
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