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i am us citizen and i need to know , can i get Canadian citizenship with out losing my us citizenship ?
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    If you are a Naturalized US citizen, acquiring another nationality (other than the one you had at birth,, which the law allows you to retain) you could lose you your US citizenship.

    The only exception to that is if you get another nationality by marrying a foreign man. That is OK too.

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  2. I would recommend contacting a qualified Canadian immigration attorney to see if you would have to renounce or give up your U.S. Citizenship in order to naturalize in Canada.

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  3. Yes. Canada is an exception

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