When Can You Be Stripped Of Your Citizenship?

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Citizenship revocation is extremely rare and reserved for the most serious offenses. So when can a country revoke your citizenship?

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French Justice Minister Quits Over Plan to Strip Citizenship From Terrorists
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/01/28/world/europe/france-christiane-taubira-justice-minister-resigns.html?_r=0
“The French justice minister, one of the most outspoken and progressive voices in the government, resigned on Wednesday after a clash over a proposal to strip the citizenship of French-born dual nationals convicted of terrorism.”

Nazis Were Given ‘Safe Haven’ in U.S., Report Says
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/11/14/us/14nazis.html?pagewanted=1&_r=1
“A secret history of the United States government’s Nazi-hunting operation concludes that American intelligence officials created a “safe haven” in the United States for Nazis and their collaborators after World War II, and it details decades of clashes, often hidden, with other nations over war criminals here and abroad.”

8 U.S. Code § 1481 – Loss of nationality by native-born or naturalized citizen; voluntary action; burden of proof; presumptions
https://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/text/8/1481
“A person who is a national of the United States whether by birth or naturalization, shall lose his nationality by voluntarily performing any of the following acts with the intention of relinquishing United States nationality-”

Loss of Citizenship
http://eudo-citizenship.eu/docs/policy_brief_loss.pdf
“The loss of citizenship receives less attention than its acquisition, but is an important aspect of citizenship law.”

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