U.S. citizenship

Biden Creates Pathway to Citizenship for Same-Sex Couples’ Children Born Abroad, Changes Need for Biological Parent

Citing “advances in assisted reproductive technology,” President Joe Biden’s State Department is “updating” the Immigration and Nationality Act that contains the requirements for the granting of U.S. citizenship to children born abroad. The new policy will allow children of married same-sex couples to have a pathway to citizenship even if those children are not related to a U.S. citizen.

US President Joe Biden steps off Air Force One upon arrival at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland on May 19, 2021. (Photo by Nicholas Kamm / AFP) (Photo by NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP via Getty Images)

Pompeo Rejects ISIS Bride’s Lawsuit: ‘She’s Not Coming Back’

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on “Fox News Sunday” that Hoda Muthana, the wife of an Islamic State fighter who filed suit to force the U.S. government to accept her and her 18-month-old son as American citizens, does not have a legitimate claim of citizenship and will not be allowed into the United States.

Father of US-born woman who joined IS sues over citizenship