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Sen. Collins Joins Bipartisan Group in Introducing Adoptee Citizenship Act

Jun 03, 2019 - Targeted News Service

Sen. Susan M. Collins, R-Maine, issued the following news release:

U.S. Senator Susan Collins (R-ME) joined Senators Roy Blunt (R-MO), Mazie Hirono (D-HI), and Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) in introducing the Adoptee Citizenship Act of 2019. The bipartisan bill would close a loophole in the Child Citizenship Act of 2000 (CCA), which has prevented internationally-adopted children, who are now adults, from receiving U.S. citizenship despite being raised by American parents.

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