05 U.S. Citizenship
U.S. citizenship is established at birth when an applicant is born in the U.S., its territories, or possessions. U.S. territories or possessions include any of the following:
 
American Samoa
Guam
Northern Mariana Islands based on their date of birth
Panama Canal Zone based on their date of birth
Puerto Rico based on their date of birth
Swain Islands
U.S. Virgin Islands based on their date of birth
 
NOTE Applicants born in other countries may also be U.S. Citizens. (See Citizenship Conditions and Child Citizenship)