All posts tagged "citizenship"

  • Renouncing a U.S. citizenship just got more costly at $2,350. (Photo courtesy of Beatrice Murch via Flickr/Creative Commons)
    Renouncing US citizenship just got 5x pricier at $2,350

    On Sept. 12, the U.S. State Department will permanently raise the cost of renouncing citizenship to $2,350 despite public opposition. Technically the price was raised from $450 a year ago, but up until now the price hike...

    • Posted September 9, 2015
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    LA sees increase in Korean citizenship renouncement

    The number of Korean Americans giving up their South Korean citizenship continues to rise, according to the Los Angeles Korean Consulate General Tuesday. In the first half of 2015, 1,088 gave up their citizenship, in comparison to...

    • Posted July 8, 2015
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    Increasing number of Korean Americans renounce S. Korean citizenship

    The number of Angelenos renouncing their South Korean citizenships saw an increase this year, according to the Korean Consulate General. From Jan. 1 to the end of March, 161 Korean Americans with dual citizenship applied to give...

    • Posted April 2, 2015
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    Singing your way to Korean citizenship

    By Kim Se-jeong Any foreigner seeking Korean citizenship must be able to sing Korea’s national anthem during a naturalization interview. The Seoul Administrative Court ruled in favor of the Ministry of Justice, which declined to grant a...

    • Posted October 16, 2014
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