[LMB] Citizenship? - Oaths and Arde

Pat Mathews mathews55 at msn.com
Fri Dec 3 22:40:54 GMT 2021


My son-in-law and his brother have dual citizenship - U.S. and Canadian - from their mother, who was born and raised in Canada and also has dual citizenship.
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My husband and kids are also dual citizens (their UK citizenship derives
from his.)

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On Fri, Dec 3, 2021 at 11:23 AM Kathy Collett <kcollett at hamilton.edu> wrote:

> On Dec 3, 2021, at 2:19 AM, B. Ross Ashley <brashley46 at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > In my own case, I was considered to have implicitly renounced US
> citizenship in 1974 when I swore to Elizabeth II, Queen of Canada, although
> that was not considered treasonous, the two jurisdictions not having been
> at war since 1815; the US Supreme Court has since decided otherwise, and I
> could be a dual citizen if I wished to be. (De gustibus non disputandem
> est.)
>
> In the case of British and US citizenship, my understanding is that as
> long as you don’t explicitly renounce either of them, both countries are
> more or less willing to look the other way.  At least, the US would not
> look kindly on anyone voting or serving in the armed forces in the UK, but
> the UK doesn’t seem to mind.  My husband and children are dual citizens
> (though it’s a bummer that their UK passports are no longer valid
> throughout the EU).
>
> Katherine
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