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Master Prep for 2nd Exam - In-Class Notes for 2nd Exam:Chad

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Unformatted text preview: In-Class Notes for 2nd Exam:Chad WilliamsNATIONALITYCitizen StateTwo way relationship, going both ways. Most important, full participant in the political life of a country. Two way relationship between state and individual, we give them taxes and loyalty, they give us protection and rightsSubject StateState does not owe anything to subject. Partial relationship with sovereign state, one way relationship, individual owes to the state, current subjects like Virgin Islands and Guam, none are citizensDenizenState owes everything to denizen, but the denizen does not owe state Anything. Opposite of Subject, Individual owes nothing to the state, but state owes in return, such as Native Americans (they are incapable of participates in Gov.)Alienany national who is outside of their own country, important legal status, states are sovereign, Comity- do unto others as they have done unto you, only international law, aliens are protected as citizens, and same over thereStateless personPeople who have no countryNobody cares about them or wants themAlmost impossible to loose all nationalityThey have no country, and nobody wants them, way of becoming this is if something happens to your country.BirthLaws governing citizenship by birth.Jus soli (law of the soil)You have a right to nationality in the country in which you were BornJus sanguini (law of the blood)You have the right to citizenship in the country youre parents have citizenship inCitizenship in more detail:NaturalizationApplying for citizenshipIndividualoStatutory law (Rules formulated into law by legislative action.)oSpecial act of CongressoEvery application is based on the need of the U.S. to have youBiggest reason: uniting a familyGroupoi.e. HawaiiExpatriationonly absolute way to lose your citizenship is to acquire citizenship from another countryImplied renunciationExamples:oTreasonoSeditionoEspionageNot automaticForfeitureVisiting 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 citizenshipCannot run for office in another countryCannot vote in another countryCannot fight in the armed forces of another countryIs not automatic(marriage)oAmerican woman loses citizenship for marrying a different nationalosubject ISt...
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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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Master Prep for 2nd Exam - In-Class Notes for 2nd Exam:Chad

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