Is a second citizenship in the United States an asset? It depends.
Many Canadians have built careers in the U.S. that were simplified by the accident of their birthplace, or of a parent’s. If you want to work in the U.S., it’s useful to not have to worry about visas and green cards. (“Home is the place where, when you go there, they have to let you in,” wrote (external - login to view) New England poet Robert Frost.)

But it became a potential liability in February when Canada made a deal with the U.S. (external - login to view) on the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act, or FATCA.

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