Micronesia: Citizenship and Naturalization (Amendment) Act PL19-91 2016

“The Congress recognizes and supports the prohibition on dual citizenship in the FSM. Nevertheless, the Congress finds that it is often burdensome for citizens to show evidence that they have relinquished the foreign citizenship. This becomes acute in the case of FSM passport renewal where at each renewal the citizen is once again asked to present evidence of renunciation of foreign citizenship. This bill will create a rebuttable presumption that citizens whose FSM passport has been renewed twice shall be considered to have relinquished the foreign citizenship and are solely FSM citizens. The presumption is subject to rebuttal by the Government.”

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