Great news from the Duke and Duchess of Sussex: they are parents for the second time. Indeed, Friday June 4, 2021, Meghan Markle gave birth to her baby girl. Along with Prince Harry, they chose to call her Lili. Lili was born Friday, June 4 at 11:40 a.m. under the care of doctors and staff at Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital in Santa Barbara, Calif. She weighs 7 lbs, 11 oz [the equivalent of 3.48 kg]. and the child are both in good health and are settling at home “, we were able to learn two days later, Sunday June 6, through a press release published on the foundation’s website. Archewell. The 39-year-old former actress gave birth at Santa Barbara Hospital in Los Angeles. A place that allows the little girl to obtain dual nationality.
Upon being born on American soil, she automatically receives American citizenship. Only, thanks to her father, Prince Harry, she also has British nationality. According to the UK government, UK citizenship is normally passed automatically from one generation to the next to children born outside the UK. Little Lili will therefore have the chance to have both nationalities. For his part, his older brother, Archie, was born at Portland Hospital in London. But thanks to his mother, he also obtained dual nationality.
Archie, the first child of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry, also has dual citizenship
A child born to an American mother, who lived in the United States at least five months before the birth of the child, automatically obtains American citizenship. These are the reasons why the two children of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are so lucky to have both nationalities.
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry © Backgrid USA