I think you need a consultation with an immigration attorney. This quesiton is very fact intense and would require knowledge of the entire record in order to answered correctly.
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Sounds wierd. You should take your boyfriends documents to a lawyer or law firm asap to examine this further. It may be a mistake or negligence by the government or it may be something affected his derivation that did not affect his sister. Get in touch with a lawyer for your boyfriend right away so he doesnt waste too much time in jail or risk being deported.
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Acquired citizenship is automatic upon completion of a number of requirements. My colleagues are correct and this is why an attorney needs all of the facts before providing you with an opinion. I have seen the government fight and lose after claiming my client had not acquired citizenship so it is quite possible the government is mistaken. Have the following information ready: date of birth and birth certificate, date lawful permanent residence was granted, date mom became a us citizen, custody papers if applicable, and marriage certificate of parents if applicable. Good luck!
Have an Immigration lawyer look at the situation. There is a timeline involved as to how old he was when his parents became US citizens...
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A passport is issued by the Department of State; USCIS is part of the Department of Homeland Security. Their systems are not connected, and the fact that he obtained a passport doesn't mean that USCIS must know he is a USC. Sad, but true. I agree with my colleagues that you need a consultation with an immigration attorney asap to try to straighten out his situation. Good luck.
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