In the US, dual citizenship for naturalized citizens is not officially recognized by the government. This is evident from the text of the citizenship oath that new citizens must take — new citizens swear allegiance solely to the United States. However, in practice, US dual citizenship is permitted in the sense that the US does not require new US citizens to give up their citizenship in other countries. If a problem with US dual citizenship arises, it is typically because the new citizen’s other country of citizenship does not allow for dual citizenship. Contact a naturalization attorney today to determine if you qualify to hold US dual citizenship.
One question a naturalization lawyer is constantly answering is how to get dual US citizenship without having to renounce citizenship of a foreign country during the naturalization process. Is it possible? Well, it depends. Technically, the US government does not recognize dual US citizenship. However, new US citizens are not really required by the United [...]