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Old 10-01-2013, 12:12 PM   #1
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Default If you could be a dual citizen of one other country..

..which one would you choose?
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Old 10-01-2013, 03:41 PM   #2
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..which one would you choose?
Technically its impossible for an american citizen to be a dual citizen.

by claiming citizenship in another country you should lose your american citizenship according to the constitution. However in practise this is a weakly enforced rule.

To answer your question, one of the nordic countries.
They have extremely lenient punishments for crimes and exorbitant welfare/pension systems.
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Old 10-01-2013, 03:51 PM   #3
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Technically its impossible for an american citizen to be a dual citizen.

by claiming citizenship in another country you should lose your american citizenship according to the constitution. However in practise this is a weakly enforced rule.

To answer your question, one of the nordic countries.
They have extremely lenient punishments for crimes and exorbitant welfare/pension systems.


I am a dual citizen. No issue whatsoever.
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Old 10-01-2013, 03:55 PM   #4
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One of the euro union ones. Lots of nice places over there
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Old 10-01-2013, 04:00 PM   #5
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I am a dual citizen. No issue whatsoever.
I believe its a weakly enforced rule, as long as you dont go to a border agent and rub it in his face you should be fine.

http://travel.state.gov/law/citizens...nship_778.html

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Section 349 of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1481), as amended, states that U.S. citizens are subject to loss of citizenship if they perform certain specified acts voluntarily and with the intention to relinquish U.S. citizenship. Briefly stated, these acts include:


1.obtaining naturalization in a foreign state upon one's own application after the age of 18 (Sec. 349 (a) (1) INA);
taking an oath, affirmation or other formal declaration of allegiance to a foreign state or its political subdivisions after the age of 18 (Sec. 349 (a) (2) INA);

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Old 10-01-2013, 04:03 PM   #6
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Its a weakly enforced rule, as long as you dont go to a border agent and rub it in his face you should be fine.

http://travel.state.gov/law/citizens...nship_778.html


interesting. I became a dual citizen when I was 11 or 12 years old so maybe that's why.
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Old 10-01-2013, 04:06 PM   #7
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interesting. I became a dual citizen when I was 11 or 12 years old so maybe that's why.
I know dual citizens as well. I think its just a weakly enforced rule.

In some parts of this country oral sex is technically illegal. Its never enforce however.

EDIT: the US is a relatively nationalistic country, but as long as you dont plan on running for president or something your dual citizenship wont ever come up.

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Old 10-01-2013, 04:35 PM   #8
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Probably Norway. Wealthiest of the Scandinavian countries (oil), scenic, nice people, good healthcare, good education system. Unlikely to get into any wars, or have any major crises in my lifetime. I also have some ancestors from there, and it would be interesting to see where they lived. Any NW European country would be okay.
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Old 10-01-2013, 04:44 PM   #9
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double-citizenship in Murica
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Old 10-01-2013, 06:18 PM   #10
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Australia.
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Old 10-01-2013, 06:24 PM   #11
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The US or any one of the non-crappy countries in the EU.
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Old 10-01-2013, 06:56 PM   #12
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One of those countries where you get paid for doing nothing other than being a citizen, like Qatar.
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Old 10-02-2013, 01:49 AM   #13
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I thought US citizens couldn't have dual citizenship, or am I mistaken?

I have Australian and South African citizenship.
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Old 10-02-2013, 02:19 AM   #14
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I thought US citizens couldn't have dual citizenship, or am I mistaken?

I have Australian and South African citizenship.
I think its a very loosely enforced law. As long as you dont wave your dual citizenship in the face of a border agent, it will never be an issue.
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Old 10-02-2013, 03:51 AM   #15
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I think its a very loosely enforced law. As long as you dont wave your dual citizenship in the face of a border agent, it will never be an issue.

Thx for clarifying
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