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If an illegal alien gives birth to their child in the united states, what is the process for the parents.

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Are the parents deported right away? And what happens to the child

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Consult with an attorney regarding your worries.

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Your child becomes a US citizen by birth.



The child becomes a US citizen by birth. US citizen children may petition for their parents when they are 21 years old. You should see an immigration attorney who can review all your facts and provide you with a legal opinion regarding your current situation.

The statement made by Michael Archuleta above is based on the facts given and is not intended to be a legal opinion or advice of any kind. Any person who uses information given above should seek the opinion of a licensed immigration attorney. The above statement does not create any attorney/client relationship under any circumstance. To speak with a licensed immigration attorney contact Archuleta PLLC at 512-992-2222 to set up a consultation.


it will depend on the nature of the immigration violations of the parents. Typically, parents are not deported for giving birth to children in the US. The child is a US citizen. Consult with an experienced immigration attorney.