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Subject: Re: secessionists/ Best County in the world Date: 11/14/2012 8:17 PM
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We do live in a great country. Anyone who wants to secede can leave if they want. There was that Facebook major shareholder who decided to renounce his citizenship and move to Singapore (I believe). But I wouldn't assume you can move to Canada. It's much harder to get in permanently than people think.

All Secessionists Can Self-Secede By Renouncing Their Citizenship
http://www.dailykos.com/story/2012/11/14/1161606/-All-Secess...
Luckily for them there is an easy solution. Federal law provides an easy process for people to renounce their citizenship. There are a few requirements, but they are easily met. All they have to do is appear in person before a U.S. consular or diplomatic officer in a foreign country (normally at a U.S. Embassy or Consulate) and sign an oath of renunciation.

Renunciation of U.S. Citizenship
http://travel.state.gov/law/citizenship/citizenship_776.html...
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Section 349(a)(5) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) (8 U.S.C. 1481(a)(5)) is the section of law that governs the ability of a United States citizen to renounce his or her U.S. citizenship. That section of law provides for the loss of nationality by voluntarily performing the following act with the intent to relinquish his or her U.S. nationality:

"(5) making a formal renunciation of nationality before a diplomatic or consular officer of the United States in a foreign state , in such form as may be prescribed by the Secretary of State" (emphasis added).
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