No. The spouse would have to naturalize in France to become a french citizen. Children of this couple, who are born in the US, are dual French-US citizens at birth. The process for "recognizing" french citizenship is complicated, however.
Duel citizenship is not forbidden in the United States. There is no reason that this would be impossible. Wikipedia has a page on that (United_States_nationality_law#Dual_citizenship)
French citizenship is granted by direct line only. Your parents - not your grandparents- have to be French for you to claim French citizenship.
she is French means she has French citizenship, she is a citizen of France.
Yes! A US citizen can live in France while retaining US citizenship. He or she can also have dual citizenship or apply for French citizenship.
Because Corsica was once again passed from Italian control back to the French. Napoleon was born therefore on French soil. There is blood citizenship and soil citizenship. Blood citizenship refers to having relatives who are citizens (not good enough just to be born in the country to be a citizen--that's soil citizenship) France has long recognized both types of citizenship.
You can apply to get French citizenship by marriage, after being married for a few years with a French citizen. It is essential to prove that your spouse has French nationality (being born in a former French colony is not taken as an indication of French nationality), and that you are effectively living with him (there should be an enquiry by officials into that)
If you are a French citizen, living in mainland France: apply to your local "sous-prÃ©fecture" or "prÃ©fecture". If you are a French citizen, living abroad, report to the local consulate or embassy. If you need to establish your citizenship, report to these same locations, with documents proving the French citizenship of your mother. Once your mother's citizenship established, you will be asked some more documents proving that you are her son or daughter. This step being cleared, you will be able to get a French ID at the same office.
A French citizen can sue an American company in France for violation of French laws.
If you have a green card and have lived in the US for at least five years; then apply for American citizenship and become a dual citizen of France and the US. Why giving up your French passport!?* If you are just a French citizen and do not live in the US, thinking about just exchanging the two nationalities with eachother, the answers is no.
Edmund Charles Genet was the French citizen that hoped to gain American support for France. During the French Revolution he was the French Ambassador to the US.
the green card has nothing to do with the Canadian/French visit. What matters is where is your citizenship based from? as a French citizen or Canadian citizen then you'll have no issues traveling back and forth from Canada to France. The green card is used for American relations only.
i want to know this too! it sounds like you need a parentwho is a french citizen, and that grandparents don't do it...
No, she was a French national.
If you have a spouse to sponsor you and have a job, and can speak English or French, then you will very likely get citizenship.
The treaty giving back the French colony of Pondichéry, to India came into effect in Aug. 1962. Under the terms of the treaty, the people living there had a six-month period to make a choice between either the French or Indian nationality. The people who did not express their willingness to gain French citizenship were automatically given Indian citizenship at the end of the 6-month period.You can claim French citizenship ONLY IF your father, specifically requested French citizenship at the time meaning that he is/was a French citizen.
When I was born, I was a Canadian citizen and a British subject. The British government took away my right to be a British subject.
The American revolution was one of the lessons for the French revolution and had an important impact on the French Declaratio of the rights of man and the citizen
This is possible but not automatic.If foreign parents happen to have a baby while they are staying in France, the child may be entitled to claim French citizenship later. French citizenship is not automatically granted. The birth certificate and some explaations about the circumstances of the birth, elements on the parents, and the application form, will constitute the dossier to claim French citizenship.
A delay of five years is quite common before acquiring French citizenship after marriage. You have to be granted French citizenship before applying for a French passport, and this is not at all automatic. To discourage bogus unions, the French are asking for proof of a long-term common life, plus evidence of integration into mainstream society (i.e. speaking French, working, etc..).
1. noun. It is the status of a citizen, with its privileges, rights, and attendant duties.Example: My citizenship is with the United States of America.2. noun. A person's conduct as a citizenExample: An award for good citizenshipCitizen: A resident of a city or town, especially one able to vote, and enjoy other privileges there.Spelling: Citizenshipnationality (attribute, like 'French' or 'Canadian', pertaining to a country)
It depends- if the father and grandfather have lived in the U.S., then yes the child would be a citizen. However, if the father has lived most iof his life outside the U.S., then it is highly unlikely that the child would be considered a U.S. citizen- even though his father and grandfather were U.S. citizens. Example: Grandfather was born and raised in the U.S. [GRANDFATHER IS A US CITIZEN] Grandfather moves to France at age 20. Grandfather marries a French lady and has a son [SON IS CONSIDERED TO BE A US CITIZEN] Son has lived his entire life and at age 20, the son marries a local French lady. Son's wife gives birth to a girl [THE GIRL IS NOT A US CITIZEN]. This is true even though her grandfather and father were U.S. citizens.
It is possible only for a person whose father or mother has / had French citizenship, or under special conditions if the applicant is born in France.
The Declaration of the Rights of Man and the Citizen, was modeled in part on the American Declaration of Independence. All men, the French declaration announced, were "born and remain free and equal in rights."