My Canadian family members who became American citizens were forced to revoke their Canadian citizenship.
My mother, who's American and took on Canadian citizenship only a few years ago, was allowed to keep her American citizenship.
I have dual citizenship... In the ceremony for US citizenship they make you state that you revoke the citizenship of your native country but its meaningless. The only way to revoke Canadian citizenship is to go to a Canadian court-house and fill out the forms removing citizenship. The US government cannot force you to do this.
On the ice, they were famous for hoisting Stanley Cups and raising their fists to knock opponents senseless.
But on Friday two former Broad Street Bullies will be raising their hands for a different reason: to be sworn in as U.S. citizens.
Bob "The Hound" Kelly and Orest Kindrachuk, teammates on the bruising Flyers' championship teams of 1974 and 1975, will be among 27 New Jersey residents taking their oaths of citizenship during a Burlington County courthouse ceremony.
In a team effort of sorts, Flyers legends Dave "The Hammer" Schultz and Bill Clement also hope to become citizens in the next few months.