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Tina Turner Formally ‘Relinquishes’ U.S. Citizenship

"This item just in via an “activity” report from the U.S. Embassy in Bern, Switzerland, headlined “Soul Legend Relinquishes U.S. Citizenship.” “Long-time Swiss resident Tina Turner” was in the embassy Oct. 24 to sign her “Statement of Voluntary Relinquishment...

Rafael Edward 'Ted' Cruz, All-American

Canada-born U.S. Senator [Rafael Edward ] Ted Cruz has given up his citizenship from his birth country, making good on a promise from last summer. Spokeswoman Catherine Frazier said the Tea Party favourite formally gave up his citizenship May 14. He received official confirmation of the action at his...

Expatriation Uptick Despite Fee Increase

Robert W. Wood, Forbes, Feb. 20, 2016 - "Ironically, America is collecting millions of dollars from the record numbers of Americans renouncing citizenship. It is odd that the U.S. is making millions from Americans tossing their passports. The government has collected about $12.6 million in fees...