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by jimmy.sanchez
Mon, 01 Jul 2019 2:23 am
Forum: Strictly Speaking
Topic: Don't want to renounce Singapore citizenship
Replies: 9
Views: 3770

Re: Don't want to renounce Singapore citizenship

1. Renouncing US citizenship has severe tax consequences. 2. If you renounce US citizenship, you will have a (very) hard time getting green card again. The IRS is no less strict with regards to tax evasion than Mindef is to NS evasion. Renouncing US citizenship is automatically assumed to be tax eva...
by jimmy.sanchez
Mon, 01 Jul 2019 1:55 am
Forum: National Service
Topic: Can I be exempted from NS?
Replies: 12
Views: 1543

Re: Can I be exempted from NS?

Parent sponsorship doesn't matter. As long as get PR before 18, need to do NS. Eg. when I was in school, back when policy was lax, some of those who come to study and live with "foster" families got PR with invitation letter from ICA, still need to do NS. You can cancel any time, even half way throu...
by jimmy.sanchez
Mon, 01 Jul 2019 1:20 am
Forum: PR, Citizenship, Passes & Visas for Foreigners
Topic: Need advice on citizenship
Replies: 7
Views: 2019

Re: Need advice on citizenship

I find it shocking that doing NS no longer guarantees citizenship. I definitely would not have got citizenship without the accelerated program, given my performance during NS. Wonder how do second gen PR justify doing NS nowadays? I cannot imagine having one's immigration status left in limbo for so...

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