I married to a US citizen about 5 years ago and we divorced a year and a half later. During the married we had a child.

Asked over 2 years ago - Memphis, TN

My son was born in my country (The Bahamas) and his father left us 9 days after his birth. We have no contact with him and I would like to have my son obtain his US citizenship papers (i.e birth certificate/passport) so we can eventually move to the US to live. Is there anyway that I can do this with the participation of my ex-husband?

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  1. Neil Ian Fleischer

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    Answered . It is possible, but will be very very difficult

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  2. John Grayson Davidson

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    Answered . You really do need the father. It's doubtful otherwise.

  3. Deborah Lynne Karapetian

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    Answered . Take this one step at a time. First attempt to get your son a US passport. Then worry about immigrating. US consular offices will provide you with instructions. Start there or hire an attorney.

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