“Amerasian Act”

Jurisdiction: United States United States

Pub. L. 97-359 (Act of 10/22/82) allows certain Amerasian children to immigrate to the United States. To qualify for benefits under this law, an noncitizen must have been born in Cambodia, Korea, Laos, Thailand, or Vietnam after Dec. 31, 1950, and before Oct. 22, 1982, and have been fathered by a U.S. citizen.

Source: USCIS Glossary, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services