184 children born in the us receive birthright

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184 Children born in the U.S. receive birthright citizenship and may apply for a Green Card for their parents when they reach the age of twenty-one. 185 This is one factor that draws a large amount of international intended parents to the U.S. 186 Citizenship difficulties may result in a predicament where the child is considered “stateless.” 187 This issue was popularized by the Indian case Baby Manji Yamada v. Union of India , 180 Matter of Paternity and Maternity of Infant R., 922 N.E.2d 59 (Ind. Ct. App. 2010). 181 Johnson v. Calvert, 851 P.2d 776 (Cal. Sup. Ct. 1993). 182 750 III. COMP. STAT. § 40/16 (2011). 183 Mortazavi, supra note 10, at 2285. 184 Tamar Lewin, Coming to U.S. for Baby, and Womb to Carry It, New York Times, July 5, 2014, - pregnancies.html[]. 185 Id. 186 Id. 187 Kari Points, Commercial Surrogacy and Fertility Tourism in India: The Case of Baby Manji, Case Studies in Ethics , [].