United States Citizen

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United States Citizen

A person entitled to all rights and responsibilities offered under the Constitution of the United States. A U.S. citizen is protected by the United States government when abroad. Unless one loses one's rights (for example, by committing a felony), a U.S. citizen may vote, run for political office and conduct business without special permission. However, a U.S. citizen must also pay taxes on worldwide income and may be called to serve in the armed forces.
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I am a free down-trodden American citizen, and no man shall say my time is his.'
Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47), a co-chair of the Congressional Caucus on Vietnam, issued the following statement regarding the sentencing in Vietnam of American citizen Michael Nguyen to 12 years in prison:
Candidates from about 29 countries met at the law library at Southern Illinois University to officially become American citizens.
North Korea has previously been accused of using American citizens it has detained as bargaining chips in talks with the U.S.
Muscat: In response to the Royal Directives of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said for assisting the US government in the release of US citizens detained in Yemen, the authorities concerned in the Sultanate coordinated with the Yemeni authorities in Sana'a for the release of two American citizens. Get your essential daily briefing delivered direct to your email inbox with our e-newsletter The two were transported onboard a plane of the Royal Air Force of Oman (RAFO), yesterday, as a step for their return to their country, an official source at the Foreign Ministry said.
His Fatah party actually portrays the murderer of this American citizens as a Palestinian martyr and a hero.
"We are aware of reports that American citizens are missing in Iraq," spokesman John Kirby told journalists.
President Ronald Reagan got into political trouble when he publicly repeated the no-exchange, no-ransom policy while he was sending Iran missiles in ransom for American citizens taken hostage in Lebanon by Iran's Hezbollah allies.
Airplane flights have given the US Department of Justice (DoJ) the perfect opportunity to snoop on American citizens with a custom surveillance program operated by the US Marshals Service.
BEIRUT: American citizens in Lebanon can register Saturday for this fall's U.S.
Updated information will be posted on the American Citizen Services pages of the U.S.
WASHINGTON -- Hoping to head off another confirmation battle, the White House said Tuesday that it will allow senators to review a secret paper justifying the drone strike on an American citizen written by one of President Barack Obama's appellate court nominees.
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