> From: Christopher Crawford <chris@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> ,,, natural-born citizens
> cannot have their citizenship revoked by the government, but naturalized
> citizens can in some cases if they commit certain crimes.
I’m pretty sure that only applies if you hold some other citizenship.
The US is part of an international treaty that says you cannot make a person
For a while, Harper installed “second class citizens” in Canada. It only
applied to people who were duals. Thankfully, the new government has reversed
In practical circumstances, all it means is that if you are threatened with
revocation of citizenship, you must revoke your other citizenship first.
But one need look no further than Omar Kader to see that governments are less
interested in coming to the aid of their citizens if they are brown, poor, and
accused (but not actually tried) of some heinous crime. Thankfully, Canada paid
him several million in compensation for the years he spent at Guantanamo,
without Canada making the slightest attempt to get him out.
Citizenship is an increasingly dicey proposition. I think it’s best to have
more than one, if you can manage it.
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