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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Gurfinkel: I divorced my Filipina spouse and married a US citizen who petitioned me for a green card.
Washington, April 24 (Petra) -- The US state Department late Sunday confirmed reports saying that North Korea has detained a US citizen for unknown reasons as he was planning to fly out of Pyongyang International Airport Saturday morning.
"We are aware that a US citizen has been detained in North Korea.
"Members of minority communities, including a US citizen, were victims of targeted killings.
US citizen husband is considered parent' of wife's extramarital child, entitling that child to US citizenship !-- -- IMMIGRATION CORNER - Michael J.
Now that I can vote, this gives me a sense of ownership to be part of this country, said Ming Shen, an immigrant from Taiwan who became a US citizen earlier this year.
ISLAMABAD, March 15, 2011 (Balochistan Times): After the Raymond Davis fiasco, Pakistani authorities have paced up the scrutiny of US citizens in Pakistan and concerned authorities have been directed to keep a strict vigilance on the activities of the US citizens To this effect, in two separate incidents on Monday five US nationals were held for questioning and later released In the first incident Airport Security Forces took into custody a US citizen named Hanes travelling on PIA flight 301 to Karachi from Benazir International Airport Islamabad.
Being a US citizen provides them the ability to petition more family members including their future spouses or fiancees.
While US citizens had been victims of attacks in the last few years, reports of religious intolerance had risen in 2010, said the travel warning, pointing out that members of minority communities, including a US citizen, were victims of targeted killings in Pakistan, and that there was also an increase in accusations of blasphemy against Muslims as well as non-Muslims.
SARGODHA, March 13, 2010 (Frontier Star): Khalid Farooq, Father of detained US citizen Umar Farooq has expressed his reservations on trial in the premises of jail.
Reminding US citizens to exercise caution in travelling in the country, the embassy warned that crowded places like malls, clubs, and transportation hubs were common targets of terror attacks.
The Department of State warns US citizens of the risks of travel to Iran.