George has made another great find. This one is from US Congress on CLNs.
There is no obligation for an individual to obtain a CLN or otherwise notify the Department of State of relinquishing one’s citizenship.
Too bad Congress didn’t bother to tell US Treasury and IRS or banks and governments around the world about that hidden gem.
Calgary 411 cross-posted our thread on Dual Citizenship: “Paramount Allegiance-Predominant Claim at Brock (where I originally picked up the information from George). I am now cross-posting Calgary’s thread from Brock on this Joint Congressional Committee published report, 84-288-GPO-CPRT-JC-2-03-7-2, B. Aquisition and Loss of Citizenship
I suspect this will not help our friends in Switzerland, France, Israel or elsewhere where banks are demanding CLNs or closing accounts. Alone, it won’t win the battle for us in Canada. But, it’s one more weapon in our growing arsenal to fight this,
We are a diverse army, but together I think we are formidable. I think Flaherty, Shoom, Trudeau and the CBA know thatl–but they will never admit it to us.
“Where you are born should not dictate your potential as a human being.” (Romeo Dallaire, retired general, humanitarian, Canadian Senator)
Let’s make Romeo proud of our troops!