United States Citizenship

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Citizenship: citizenship by birth: yes
citizenship by descent: yes
dual citizenship recognized: no, but the US government acknowledges such situtations exist; US citizens are not encouraged to seek dual citizenship since it limits protection by the US
residency requirement for naturalization: 5 years

Source: CIA World Factbook - This page was last updated on October 8, 2016

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