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Anonymous asked in Politics & GovernmentImmigration · 8 months ago

What is a domestic born U.S. citizen vs just being a U.S. Citizen?

What is the difference between a Domestic Born US Citizen Vs. someone who is just a U.S. Citizen?

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  • Foofa
    Lv 7
    8 months ago

    A "domestic born" citizen would be one born in the US.

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  • 8 months ago

    No difference whatsoever

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  • 8 months ago

    a american has a u.s. birth certificate

    a u.s. citizen don't have a u.s. birth certificate

    an american home country is united states

    a u.s. citizen has a home country to go back to

    an american can run for president

    a u.s. citizen can't run for president

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  • 8 months ago

    There are two ways to get US citizenship:

    1. Acquire US citizenship at birth by being born in the USA or having a US citizen parent who qualifies to pass on citizenship by descent. It is called being a "natural born US citizen".

    2. Acquire US citizenship later (not at birth) through naturalization.

    The ONLY difference between the two is one must be a "natural born US citizen" to be President of the USA.

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  • 8 months ago

    US citizen could be citizen by birth to US citizen wherever born; or born in US; or naturalized. Domestic-born means specifically those born in the US.

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  • Maxi
    Lv 7
    8 months ago

    One that was born in the US, the other was born elsewhere, migrated to the US and naturalised as a citizen

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  • W
    Lv 4
    8 months ago

    Nothing. They are both US citizens.

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