TITLE

High court weighs case of bias against dads

AUTHOR(S)
Marquand, Robert
PUB. DATE
November 1997
SOURCE
Christian Science Monitor;11/4/97, Vol. 89 Issue 238, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Looks at the US Supreme Court case Albright v. Miller, which challenges a State Department law that makes it difficult for foreign children to claim United States citizenship based on their paternal ties. Why foreign children can lay claim to citizenship based on their mother's citizenship; Claims that the restrictions regarding to fathers violates the equal protection clause of the Constitution; How the government has responded to the case.
ACCESSION #
9711053612

 

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