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Dual Nationality Children

Applying to Renounce Chinese Citizenship

A child may automatically acquire dual citizenship in China and another country at birth. For example, a child born in China to a Chinese parent and a U.S. citizen parent may acquire both nationalities. Similarly, a child born in the U.S. to a U.S. citizen parent and a Chinese parent who has not settled in the…

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Naturalization and Citizenship

Cult-Induced Renunciation of United States Citizenship

The U.S. State Department instructs consular officers about how to treat “cult members [who] wish to relinquish U.S. nationality.” (7 FAM 1296). Yes, that’s a thing.