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@SaundersWSj and Liam Pleven article on life as #Americansabroad


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Once upon a time, before #FATCA people wanted US citizenship


Interesting article by Patrick Cain of Global News – How To Get Rid Of An Unwanted U.S. Citizenship. This article is significant for two reasons:
1. The very fact that it was written at all – America’s practice of taxing residents of other countries is starting to get out;
2. Non-U.S. citizens may be starting to get interested in this issue.
The article includes:
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Renouncing US citizenship is just one way of relinquishing US citizenship


 
Many people are confused about the difference between renouncing U.S. citizenship and relinquishing U.S. citizenship. To put it simply:
There is ONLY “relinquishment” of U.S. citizenship. “Renouncing U.S. citizenship” is just one way of relinquishing. This is described in S. 349 of the INA.
I refer you to an interesting post at the Isaac Brock Society. For those having trouble understanding the different ways one can “relinquish”, I recommend this post and (more importantly) the comments.
 

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Debate over whether US government should be able to drone American citizens


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