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Miller v. Albright

Docket No.: 96-1060
Argued: November 4, 1997
Decided: April 22, 1998

Topics:

Immigration and Naturalization, Immigration, Nationality, or Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Acts, as amended, Civil Rights, Equal Protection Clause, Fifth Amendment, Fourteenth Amendment, Immigration and Nationality Act, Immigration and Naturalization, immigration, privacy

Petitioner: Miller
Respondent: Albright

Court Below: THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA CIRCUIT
Supreme Court Docket


523 U.S. 420 (1998)
Question:

Does 8 U.S.C. Section 1409, establishing upon birth the U.S. citizenship of illegitimate foreign-born children whose mothers only are U.S. citizens but failing to do the same if only their fathers are U.S. citizens, violate the Fifth Amendment's equal protection guarantees?

Miller v. Albright
ORAL ARGUMENT

November 04, 1997

Decision: Decision: 6 votes for Albright, 3 vote(s) against

Miller v. Albright
Case Documents

1Opinion in Miller v. Albright
2Opinion in Miller v. Albright
Additional documents for this case are pending review.