How Do You Get American Citizenship After You’re Dead? (Video.)

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July 11 2014 2:23 PM

The Art of Getting American Citizenship After You’re Dead

Only seven people ever have. 

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Florida Republicans want to show they're serious about immigration reform by giving honorary citizenship to a Spanish-speaking patriot ... who's been dead for some 200 years.

Jim Festante is an actor/writer in Los Angeles and regular video contributor to Slate. He is the author of the Image Comics miniseries The End Times of Bram and Ben.