Immigration and Dual Citizenship: Is It Possible?

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Immigration And Dual Citizenship: Is It Possible? Vendla A. Bramble Axia College of University of Phoenix What would compel someone into leaving home, which is quite possibly the only world he or she may have ever known, and move to another country? People immigrate to other countries for a variety of reasons; sometimes it is not of their own volition. Economic reasons have always been a huge deciding factor; one only has to examine Ireland’s Great Potato Famine to understand why people left in such large numbers. Religious and political persecution also plays a key factor in someone immigrating to a new country, which will hopefully be a safer environment. Upon arriving in a new country some immigrants choose to retain…show more content…
Mexico does not require anyone to renounce citizenship of the country an immigrant hails from. A potential citizen merely fills out a form and turns it in with some other paperwork, and a fee, then waits a few months to be called back. When the call summons the citizen candidate to the immigration office, the candidate fills out even more forms, pays another fee, and waits an extra couple of months. Once that process is complete the immigrant receives a naturalization certificate allowing them to live in Mexico. From there the person is required to study the history of the country, learn Spanish and after two years have passed with them living in Mexico they can take the naturalization test. Immigrants are highly advisable to contact the Embassy of the United States for Mexico before moving to Mexico, to make sure there are not any surprises or extra details that should be taken into consideration. The embassy website can be found at: http://www.usembassy-mexico.gov Some people dream of moving to Ireland and becoming an Irish citizen. What is not generally known is if the immigrant had parents or grandparents who were born in Ireland they are already considered an Irish citizen,
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