Federal citizenship is a municipal franchise domiciled in the District of Columbia. Murphy v. Ramsey, 114 U.S. 15 (1885) (the political rights of federal citizens are franchises (dependent) which they hold as privileges (dependent) at the legislative discretion (dependent) of Congress).
Independence does not lie in the US system, unlike what the US schools drill in us from K to the 12th grade.
This is why you never want to say you are, or are not a US citizen, this keeps the burden on the US prosecutors to prove.
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