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November 3, 2015 - Phil Hodgen

The Expatriation Chronicles of an Accidental American, Episode 10

Note from Phil: this is the tenth episode of The Expatriation Chronicles, in which we follow the renunciation process from start to finish with a 17-year old Irish girl who is an Accidental American.

  • Episode 1 (Phil’s introduction)
  • Episode 2 (A’s introduction – why she wants to renounce her U.S. citizenship)
  • Episode 3 (What to do when you don’t have a Social Security Number)
  • Episode 4 (When can a minor renounce U.S. citizenship?)
  • Episode 5 (A submits her renunciation application to the London Embassy)
  • Episode 6 (A pushes the London Embassy to keep things moving)
  • Episode 7 (A has her first expatriation appointment scheduled)
  • Episode 8 (A goes to her first appointment)
  • Episode 9 (A schedules her second appointment)

Renunciation appointment completed

A showed up for her second appointment and successfully renounced her US citizenship.... continue reading

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September 25, 2015 - Phil Hodgen

The Expatriation Chronicles of an Accidental American, Episode 9

Note from Phil: this is the ninth episode of The Expatriation Chronicles, in which we follow the renunciation process from start to finish with a 17-year old Irish girl who is an Accidental American.

  • Episode 1 (Phil’s introduction)
  • Episode 2 (A’s introduction – why she wants to renounce her U.S. citizenship)
  • Episode 3 (What to do when you don’t have a Social Security Number)
  • Episode 4 (When can a minor renounce U.S. citizenship?)
  • Episode 5 (A submits her renunciation application to the London Embassy)
  • Episode 6 (A pushes the London Embassy to keep things moving)
  • Episode 7 (A has her first expatriation appointment scheduled)
  • Episode 8 (A goes to her first appointment)

Second appointment scheduled

The second appointment has been scheduled, just a day after A’s initial appointment.... continue reading

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September 25, 2015 - Phil Hodgen

The Expatriation Chronicles of an Accidental American, Episode 8

Note from Phil: this is the eighth episode of The Expatriation Chronicles, in which we follow the renunciation process from start to finish with a 17-year old Irish girl who is an Accidental American.

  • Episode 1 (Phil’s introduction)
  • Episode 2 (A’s introduction – why she wants to renounce her U.S. citizenship)
  • Episode 3 (What to do when you don’t have a Social Security Number)
  • Episode 4 (When can a minor renounce U.S. citizenship?)
  • Episode 5 (A submits her renunciation application to the London Embassy)
  • Episode 6 (A pushes the London Embassy to keep things moving)
  • Episode 7 (A has her first expatriation appointment scheduled)

The First Appointment

A went to her first appointment at the Embassy in London.... continue reading

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September 12, 2015 - Phil Hodgen

The Expatriation Chronicles of an Accidental American, Episode 7

Note from Phil: this is the seventh episode of The Expatriation Chronicles, in which we follow the renunciation process from start to finish with a 17-year old Irish girl who is an Accidental American.

  • Episode 1 (Phil’s introduction)
  • Episode 2 (A’s introduction – why she wants to renounce her U.S. citizenship)
  • Episode 3 (What to do when you don’t have a Social Security Number)
  • Episode 4 (When can a minor renounce U.S. citizenship?)
  • Episode 5 (A submits her renunciation application to the London Embassy)
  • Episode 6 (A pushes the London Embassy to keep things moving)

First Appointment for Renunciation Has Been Scheduled

Our intrepid would-be ex-American has an interview date for renunciation.... continue reading

Expatriation Chronicles of an Accidental American
September 10, 2015 - Phil Hodgen

The Expatriation Chronicles of an Accidental American, Episode 6

Note from Phil: this is the sixth episode of The Expatriation Chronicles, in which we follow the renunciation process from start to finish with a 17-year old Irish girl who is an Accidental American.

  • Episode 1 (Phil’s introduction)
  • Episode 2 (A’s introduction – why she wants to renounce her U.S. citizenship)
  • Episode 3 (What to do when you don’t have a Social Security Number)
  • Episode 4 (When can a minor renounce U.S. citizenship?)
  • Episode 5 (A submits her renunciation application to the London Embassy)

. . . wherein we wait.

Here is the latest update from A, our 17-year old accidental American, who is busily working on renunciation of her U.S.... continue reading

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