A (Stateless) Stranger in a Strange Land: Flores-Villar and the Potential for Statelessness Under U.S. Law

Miranda, Morgan G.
April 2012
Journal of Gender, Race & Justice;Spring2012, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p379
Academic Journal
The article offers the author's view on the statutory scheme of the section 1401(a)(7) and 1409(a) and (c) of the U.S. Constitution. The author states that the section creates a discriminatory scheme that is a disadvantage to the children of unwed fathers that are U.S. citizen. The author cites that the section do not allow fathers under the age of nineteen to pass their citizenship to their children. The author also mentions that the scheme violates the Equal Protection Clause.


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