TN 17 (06-97)

RS 02001.010 United States Nationals

A. INTRODUCTION

Most of the agreements include one or more provisions that determine a worker's coverage based on his or her nationality.

B. DEFINITION

A U.S. national is a U.S. citizen or a person who, although not a U.S. citizen, owes permanent allegiance to the United States. The only persons who are U.S. nationals but not U.S. citizens are American Samoans and natives of Swain's Island.


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RS 02001.010 - United States Nationals - 07/01/1997
Batch run: 01/27/2009
Rev:07/01/1997