In other words, the only way for a foreign-born surrogate mother to automatically acquire U.S. citizenship at birth is if it is the biological son or daughter of a U.S. citizen. In addition, in some countries, the child is not a citizen of the country in which he or she was born, since the surrogate mother is not legally the parent of that child. This could lead to the birth of a child without citizenship.  As India and other countries with large Hindu populations have become centers of fertility tourism, many questions have been raised about whether or not surrogacy conflicts with the Hindu religion.  Although Hindu scholars have not discussed the subject at length, .C.