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Mother naturalized in US in 1951. Was a French citizen. I was born in 1952. Can I claim French citizenship?

Under certain circumstances including permanent residency, you could apply for French citizenship in your own right, but you have no inherited right to clain citizenship because (a) your mother was ...
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Expat needing to know about renouncing US citizenship

It partly depends on what is meant by “renouncing.”  In Spain, for example, to become a citizen, you supposedly renounce your US citizenship.  But they don't demand you actually do the paperwork and ...
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Mother naturalized in US in 1951. Was a French citizen. I was born in 1952. Can I claim French citizenship?

You were almost certainly born a French citizen but it is highly unlikely that you would still be allowed to make use of your citizenship. Historically, marrying a foreign citizen could lead a woman ...
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Staying outside US with green card for 5 months in the year that I qualify for US citizenship

There's no difference between the last of the 5 years and the other years. To naturalize under the 5-year rule, you need to meet the continuous residence requirement (continuous residence for the last ...
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