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Is it true that the UK head of state does not require a passport to travel?

I recognize that this is asking for specific laws, but from a practical perspective, consider that: The Queen— or these days, the King— is unlikely to show up in another country unannounced. There ...
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Has anyone lost American citizenship after obtaining a second nationality due to 8 USC 1481?

But is it actually enforced? No. The State Department presumes that anyone naturalizing in a foreign country or swearing an oath does so without the requisite intent to relinquish their US ...
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Ways to avoid a running Naturalization application being forwarded to another municipality/city

This answer is based on a legal greyzone and Berlin's notoriously inefficient bureaucracy. As @Trish noted, you are legally required to register your new residence within two weeks § 17 BMG. In some (...
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Ways to avoid a running Naturalization application being forwarded to another municipality/city

Don't move. Your application is by law to be handled by the office that is responsible for your primary place of residence. The only lawful way to keep your primary place of residence at your old ...
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Have there ever been any cases where someone sued their government for not delivering their passport in a reasonable amount of time?

Yes. The remedy is called mandamus. You can see examples where this remedy has been sought at CanLII. One of the most prominent examples is in Vavilov v. Canada (Citizenship and Immigration), 2015 FC ...
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Has anyone lost American citizenship after obtaining a second nationality due to 8 USC 1481?

As other answers have noted, since 1990, the Department of State has had an administrative presumption that applies to some (but not all) of the potentially expatriating acts. It applies to 8 USC 1481(...
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Has anyone lost American citizenship after obtaining a second nationality due to 8 USC 1481?

There is no evidence regarding actual legal enforcement. The statutory bar has raised over the years, owing to various Supreme Court rulings, whereby a person must voluntarily and intentionally ...
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