When Sonya Fultz adopted her son Marty from Guatemala in 2004, she set to work securing his re-adoption in her Ohio county, getting his Social Security card and ensuring his American citizenship.
Fultz adopted under an IR-4 Visa because she was the only parent who traveled, so automatic citizenship wasn’t granted until the re-adoption paperwork was completed. She was diligent in her attention to all of those paperwork processes and has traveled internationally with her son many times with his American passport. But life happened and Fultz delayed on getting Marty’s Certificate of Citizenship — until 2016… See the full post at Adoption Community Seeks Safeguards as New Immigration Policies Rolled Out.
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