Feds Relying On Stereotypes In Citizenship Row, Justices Told

Law360, Washington (September 30, 2016, 2:47 PM EDT) — The Immigration and Nationality Act discriminates against men in determining whether their children are granted citizenship, unconstitutionally holding men to a more stringent standard than women largely under archaic stereotypes, the Dominican-born son of a U.S. citizen father has told the U.S. Supreme Court.

The U.S. Department of Justice has petitioned the high court, which took up the case in June, to support the federal government’s use of an INA section to deport Luis Morales-Santana. That section was in effect when he was born and denies…

Source: Law360