the legal link between an individual and a state or territory as a result of which the individual is entitled to certain protection, rights and privileges, and subject to certain obligations and allegiance.
A new US voting law requiring proof of citizenship to register to vote could potentially disenfranchising up to ten million Hispanic US citizens, according to a report issued on Monday by the Advancement Project, a United States civil rights group.
Travelers should heed directions given by Syrian police and/or security officials and should always carry a copy of their passport as proof of citizenship and identity," added the statement while noting that Syrian authorities "generally do not notify the US Embassy of the arrest of a US citizen until days or weeks after the arrest".
It is also hard to say how much damage the state of Arizona has done to itself with its largest trading partner, Mexico, with its draconian new law tasking police with demanding proof of citizenship, or how the Republican Party will fare in the coming years if it cannot attract votes from Hispanics, Americas fastest growing ethnic group.
by land or sea from Canada, Mexico or the Caribbean need only present proof of citizenship such as an original or copy of their birth certificate, a Consular Report of Birth Abroad, a Naturalization Certificate or a Canadian Citizenship Card.