Under this new policy, a mother who meets this definition but does not have a genetic relationship with her child (for example, she became pregnant through an egg donor) will:
• Be able to petition for her child based on their relationship
• Be eligible to have her child petition for her based on their relationship
• Be able to transmit U.S. citizenship to her child, if she is a U.S. citizen and all other
pertinent citizenship requirements are met.
USCIS Expands the Definition of “Mother” and “Parent” to Include Gestational Mothers Using Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART). (2014, October 28). Web. November 3, 2014.