In a general, a Child Born Outside the U.S. is a Citizen at Birth when the Child’s Parents Are Married to each other at the Time of Birth IF... AND... Both parents are U.S. citizens at the time of birth, At least one parent lived in the U.S. or its territories prior to the birth.
If the foregoing conditions are met, the citizen parent can apply for citizenship and a Certificate of Citizenship on behalf of the child using an "Application for Citizenship and Issuance of a Certificate under Section 322" (Form N-600K). Both the citizen parent and the child must appear at an interview with a USCIS officer in the United States.
A child who acquires U.S. citizenship at some point after birth in accordance with the provisions of the Child Citizenship Act of 2000 (INA Sections 320 and 322), or otherwise, is not entitled to a document certifying acquisition of U.S. citizenship at birth, such as a CRBA.
In all cases, the U.S. citizen mother must be the genetic or the gestational mother and the legal parent of the child under local law at the time and place of the child’s birth to transmit U.S. citizenship.
Technical Update – Child Citizenship Act and Children of U.S. Government Employees Residing Abroad July 20, 2015 This technical update clarifies that the child of a U.S. government employee temporarily stationed abroad is considered to be residing in the United States for purposes of acquisition of citizenship under INA 320.
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The child will automatically become a U.S. citizen as long as you finalize the adoption and apply for Certificate of Citizenship before the child turns 16 years old. After you finalize the adoption, you can apply for a Certificate of Citizenship for your newly adopted child using Form N-600, Application for Certification of Citizenship.
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If both parents are U.S. citizens, the child is a citizen if either of the parents has had residency in the U.S. prior to the child's birth;