[JURIST] The US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit [official website] ruled [opinion, PDF] Wednesday that Israel cannot be listed as the place of birth on US passports for citizens born in Jerusalelm. Section 214(d) of the Foreign Relations Authorization Act [text, PDF] requires the State Department to list Jerusalem, Israel, as the birthplace for US citizens born in Jerusalem if the parents request, but the law has been challenged ever since. The appeals court found that...

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