YET ANOTHER TWIST: It is requested by this BC adoption agency that word be spread to any Canadians who have adopted a child from the US: http://www.sunriseadoption.com/node/938
All children born in the USA and adopted by Canadians over the past number of years (of which there are several hundred) are US citizens. This, of course, brings a number of rights and responsibilities. For example, they would be subject to a military draft.
The USA is the only country in the world that requires its citizens to report on their world-wide income, file a tax return, and pay US taxes, no matter where they live and irrespective of what other citizenship they hold. Continue reading