Your ex-room ate can't talk to them .... it is YOUR RESPONSIBILITY to contact the Court.
No, it won't impact on your US Citizenship.
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I agree with my attorney colleague. You should contact the court immediately to notify them that you cannot appear for jury duty. This should not be a problem for your citizenship.
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It is your responsibility as a U.S. Citizen to explain the reasons why you cannot serve jury duty. Explain that you live outside the United States and provide proof. Not your room-mate.
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