Sen. Mazie Hirono
Adoptees Still Pushing for Citizenship; Legislation Re-introduced Yesterday
On Thursday, Reps. Adam Smith (D-Wash.) and Chris Smith (R-N.J), and Sens. Roy Blunt (R-Mo.) and Mazie Hirono (D-Hawaii) resurrected a bill that would eliminate a loophole in federal law that has left thousands of legally adopted international adoptees without citizenship for decades.