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Women and Citizenship at Home and Abroad

At the Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration, as we commemorate International Women's Day and Women's History Month, we recall the struggle of women in the United States to gain equal nationality rights as we seek to promote women's equal right to nationality in other countries around the world. Less than a century ago, discrimination against women in U.S. nationality law threatened women's dignity, broke apart their families, blocked their political participation, and undermined their livelihoods.
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