Citizenship and Domicile: Before and After the Fourteenth Amendment

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A citizen of a State, under Article IV, Section 2, Clause 1 of the Constitution, has a domicile in a particular State. A citizen of the United States, under Section 1 of the Fourteenth Amendment has only a residence in a particular State.

Discover that a citizen of the United States has to have a domicile in the United States and not in a particular State. Legal authority quoted, cited, and linked.

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DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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