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Entertainment 7 Canadian Celebrities That Became American Citizens

15:50  24 september  2019
15:50  24 september  2019 Source:   narcity.com

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We never really question how international celebs end up moving to Hollywood without a struggle. It's just the place where most celebs end up, including Canadians. The truth is while a lot of Canadians just acquire green cards to work in America, (that's why Shawn Mendes came back to Canada to get his full license) a lot of them just apply for dual citizenship. Here are some Canadian Celebrities who applied to become American.

While some people would take that as a betrayal to their "roots", sometimes it's just easier for their career. Not to mention if you're constantly living in another country you'd want some kind of ability to influence the government. Right? In fact, some celebs below became American for just that reason. A lot of them also mentioned that no matter where they lived, they would always be Canadian through and through.

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The British beauty became a naturalized citizen in 2011 in order to avoid losing her green card in case she returned to England, but she admits American "I have no intention of giving up my Canadian heritage, and all those who loved and supported me. This country has helped define me and make my

For example, migrants becoming Canadian citizens were not asked to formally prove that they had ceased to hold the nationality of their former Similarly children born in Canada to non- Canadian parents were not under any obligation to renounce a foreign citizenship they had acquired by descent.

Pamela Anderson

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Canada is a country in the northern part of North America . Its ten provinces and three territories extend from the Atlantic to the Pacific and northward into the Arctic Ocean

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Pamela Anderson became a U.S. citizen back in 2004 when she, "felt it was important to become a U.S. citizen in order to vote in the United States.” She also said she had, "no intention of giving up [her] citizenship in Canada and [is] very proud to be a Canadian."

Jim Carrey

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Jim Carrey, arguably the funniest man in Canada, became a U.S. citizen back in 2004 as well. He also has no intention of giving up his Canadian roots saying that his upbringing in Canada made him who he is. He couldn't help but thank America though for defining him in some ways!

Michael J. Fox

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If you have American dual citizenship or are exploring the possibility of having it, there are some Here are just a few of the most high profile celebrities that have American dual citizenship . Jim Carrey was born a Canadian citizen and has gone on to a career as one of America ’s great funny

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Michael J. Fox was born in Alberta. Although he hit the jackpot with his role in Back to the Future, he didn't become an American until 2000. When he swapped citizenships he said, "In my heart, I'm a Canadian, I'll always be a Canadian."

Wayne Gretzky

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Become a Canadian Citizen . After you have been a Permanent Resident in Canada for a minimum of 4 years and physically present in Canada for Canadian Citizenship cannot be revoked except under very special circumstances, whereas you can lose your Permanent Residence by travelling too much.

Canada is considered one of the best countries in the world to live in, consistently landing in the top 10 in United Nations rankings. Our country is also very open to immigration with nearly 1,000,000 immigrants projected through 2018-2020.

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Wayne Gretzky, potentially one of Canada's most well-known Canadians, became American in 1988 when he was traded to play for the Los Angeles Kings.

Alanis Morissette

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The Japanese American Citizens League (日系アメリカ人市民同盟 Nikkei Amerikajin Shimin Dōmei) is an Asian American civil rights charity, headquartered in San Francisco

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Alanis Morissette hit the epitome of Canadianess when she dated fellow Canadian Ryan Reynolds. The originally Canadian singer swore her American oath back in 2005.

Justin Bieber

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Born a Canadian , the author increasingly began to identify more as a citizen of this country. I will never know why or how this elderly man became an American , as every immigrant to the United States has a unique journey on the path to citizenship .

In both Canada or the US, in order to be eligible for citizenship , you will need to have been a permanent resident of both countries for several years. Fortunately, the US and Canada have a tax treaty that provides relief for individuals with dual citizenship so they don't have to pay double tax.

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Justin Bieber only had the heart to apply for dual citizenship probably because his entire family still lives back home. He also owns multiple properties in Ontario that he and wife Hailey Baldwin visit often.

Drake

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This one is a little bit surprising. Drake lives in Canada almost full time with his newly built mansion on Bridle Path in Toronto so there's no need to live anywhere else. His dual citizenship with the U.S. seems to be just a convenience for when he's there for work.

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