Citizenship Lawyer – Delivered by a Midwife, you may not get a passport!

Several months ago, I consulted with a prospect that got the round around from the LA passport office. They kept sending her application back because her birth certificate was not good enough for them. I thought it was an isolated matter, but today the Washington Post reported on the problem nationwide.

It seems that the State Department is denying passports to people born in southern Texas near the border with Mexico if they were delivered by midwives, citing a history of birth certificate forgeries there for Mexican-born children dating to the 1960s, according to U.S. officials.

The civil liberties group is seeking class-action status on behalf of tens of thousands of Mexican Americans of all ages delivered by midwives in border states, alleging violations of constitutional due process and equal protection guarantees.

Read more here, please contact us of you were discriminated by the government is similar case.