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UNITED STATES: Dual citizenship

Some time ago, WAISers discussed dual citizenship, which has been granted to many people, but which is strictly illegal. Terrorism has given urgency to this issue. The Center for Immigration Studies has published two reports. It says:

"The little research that has been done on this question has been wholly uncritical, lacking any serious assessment of the impact of dual citizenship on the United States. To start to remedy this, the Center for Immigration Studies has published "Dual Citizenship and American National Identity," by Stanley Renshon. The complete report is on line at It builds on an earlier Center for Immigration Studies Backgrounder, "Dual Citizens in America: An Issue of Vast Proportions and Broad Significance" ("

Ronald Hilton - 1/23/02