La. Child. Code art. 1283.15

Current with changes from the 2020 Second Extraordinary Session through Act 60
Section 1283.15 - Effect of final decree

The final decree of adoption shall have the same force and effect as any final decree of adoption rendered by a court of this state and automatically entitles the child to United States citizenship under the Intercountry Adoption Act.

La. Ch.C. § 1283.15

Amended by Acts 2013, No. 86,s. 1, eff. 8/1/2013.
Acts 1999, No. 1268, §1.

Comment 2013

Proof of citizenship may be obtained by filing of an N-600 application with the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services upon issuance of a full and final decree of adoption.

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