University of Michigan Law School
Civil Rights Litigation Clearinghouse
Title "Same-sex couples file suits claiming their children were unconstitutionally denied citizenship"
Date Jan 24, 2018
Author Alvarez, Gerardo
Author Institution American Bar Association
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Abstract Two married same-sex couples have filed lawsuits against the State Department claiming that it has unconstitutionally classified their surrogate-carried children as “born out of wedlock” after each of the couples were informed that one of their children would not be eligible for a U.S. citizenship by right of blood.

This Resource Relates To
case Dvash-Banks v. Tillerson [Dvash-Banks v. Pompeo] (IM-CA-0113)
case Blixt v. Tillerson [later Pompeo] (IM-DC-0043)

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