Immigrants pose with U.S citizenship certificates in front of a large U.S. flag after a naturalization ceremony at the Los Angeles Convention Center in February. A Supreme Court decision Monday will put the foreign-born children of unmarried American fathers on equal footing with those of unwed American mothers. That may mean longer waits for the latter, at least in the short term. Jae C. Hong/AP hide caption

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High Court Strikes Down Law Favoring Unwed Mothers Over Unwed Fathers

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