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  • n  the act of expelling a person from their native land
    the expatriation of wealthy farmers
  • n  migration from a place (especially migration from your native country in order to settle in another)

  • His career took him to most of its centers: Munich before World War I, Russia, and next a long sojourn at the Bauhaus in Germany during the 1920s, then a last expatriation to .
  • It's as though his own sense of expatriation compelled him toward this gap, not as a witness to history but as a collector and combiner of its enigmatic fragments.
  • Max Beerbohm, merry British author and caricaturist, returned from his Italian expatriation to tell Londoners: "London has been cosmopolitanized, democratized, commercialized .
News & Articles

  • Spotlighting a law that stripped U.S.-born women of citizenship
    The Expatriation Act of 1907 required a woman who married a foreigner to 'take the nationality of her husband.' Daniel Swalm's grandmother was one such woman, and he's on a quest for justice. WASHINGTON — Daniel Swalm was researching his family when he came across a disturbing episode in immigration history. That discovery would lead to a move in the U.S. Senate to apologize for action the ...
    April 20, 2014 - Los Angeles Times

  • Joe Lieberman in The Hindu
    Under the terrorist expatriation act, the State Department would be able to revoke the citizenship of an American who affiliates with a foreign terrorist organisation or who fights against our country,Senator Joe Lieberman told a press...
  • Phil Bredesen in Knoxville News Sentinel (subscription)
    But, Bredesen said: "Upon their expatriation, in Medicaid, you're obligated to try to recover that money."
  • Michael Ignatieff in Toronto Star
    Ignatieff tells us what he is: a cosmopolitan with a thirst for adventure: "I wish that more people understood that expatriation is not exile: it is merely the belonging of those who choose their home rather than inherit it."

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