2nd test - national o citizen individualstate get it by...

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national o citizen individual  state get it by being born Jus Soli o Law of the soil o Whatever country you are born in Jus Sanguini o Law of the blood o Whatever country your citizens were part of at the time of your birth The U.S. will not recognize multiple citizenships Some countries do, some countries don’t let you lose your French citizenship Naturalization Applying for citizenship Individual o Statutory law o Special act of Congress o Every application is based on the need of the U.S. to have you Biggest reason: uniting a family Group o i.e. Hawaii expatriation only absolute way to lose your citizenship is to acquire citizenship from another country implied renunciation examples: o treason
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o sedition o espionage not automatic forfeiture visiting countries you are not allowed to do (i.e. Iran, North Korea) must return to U.S. once every 5 years or you could forfeit your citizenship cannot run for office in another country
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course POLS 121 taught by Professor Davis during the Fall '08 term at Saint Louis.

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