Will I lose my US citizenship if I get Canadian citizenship ?

Asked 10 months ago - Los Angeles, CA

I was born in a foreign country , then became a US citizen. I need to know if I get Canadian citizenship, will I lose US citizenship?

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  1. Lynne Rogers Feldman

    Contributor Level 18


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    Answered . No not unless you commit treason or other act contrary to being a U.S. citzien.

    Lynne R. Feldman, Attorney at Law
    Concentrating in Immigration Law

    2221 Camino Del Rio South, Suite 201
    San Diego, CA 92108 | (619) 299-9600
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    website: www.immigrateme.com

    Former Adjunct Professor -- Immigration law
    University of Illinois College of Law

  2. J Charles Ferrari

    Contributor Level 20


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    Answered . Only if you take affirmative actions to give up US citizeship.

    J Charles Ferrari Eng & Nishimura 213.622.2255 The statement above is general in nature and does not... more
  3. Christine Swenson

    Contributor Level 13


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    Answered . Ms. Feldman is spot on. You cannot lose US citizenship by obtaining citizenship in another country. Good luck.

  4. J. Thomas Smith Ph.D.


    Contributor Level 20


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    Answered . No.

    Law Offices of J Thomas Smith J.D., Ph.D 11500 Northwest Freeway, Suite 280 Houston, TX 77092 713-LAWYER-2 www.... more

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