The Bahamas are not a U.S. territory. The Bahamas are an independent nation of 700 islands located in the Atlantic Ocean around 50 miles south of Florida.Continue Reading
The Bahamas were a territory of the United Kingdom until 1973, when they were granted independence by the British. The country remains part of the British Commonwealth of Nations and recognizes the British monarch as the head of state. The official language of the Bahamas is English, and many citizens speak a Bahamian dialect.
The majority of people live on New Providence Island, the eleventh largest island of the Bahamas. The capital city, Nassau, is located here. The country's largest island is Andros Island. This island is also one of the most sparsely populated of the inhabited islands of the Bahamas. Tourism is a large portion of the country's economy, with many people visiting to experience its beaches, warm climate and outdoor activities.Learn more about Law
To renounce U.S. citizenship, it is necessary to travel abroad to appear in person before a consular officer and sign an oath of renunciation, according to the Bureau of Consular Affairs for the U.S. Department of State. Individuals who wish to renounce their citizenship for tax purposes must also demonstrate tax compliance and pay a service fee.Full Answer >
Applicants apply for U.S. citizenship for free by submitting requests for fee waivers, reports U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. USCIS considers each request for a fee waiver individually based on household income and special financial hardships.Full Answer >
Depending on the state and the user's purpose, it is legal for anyone to access lists of U.S. voters, explains NationBuilder Election Center. Each state's law restricts use based on different criteria. Many states restrict use to political purposes only.Full Answer >
The 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution established equal voting rights for men and women. Prior to the 19th Amendment, most states prohibited women from voting in political elections, according to Scholastic's History of Women's Suffrage.Full Answer >