That Time American Women Lost Their Citizenship Because They Married Foreigners

Posted: March 18, 2017 in news

Think women have it bad now? Women do still get a raw deal in many ways compared with men, it’s true. But for more than 20 years starting in 1916, American women who married foreigners lost their citizenship and faced extradition/deportation. Meanwhile men who married foreign women gave their new brides an instant path to citizenship. Change is good.


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