JCB: I would argue that its no such thing
You'd be WRONG!
Take a peek at what the IRS is doing to "Accidental Americans"...
The term Accidental American refers to the millions of U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents (LPRs) residing outside the U.S. Many of these individuals were born in the U.S. or acquired derivative citizenship based on a number of factors via one or both parents. However, other than their U.S. citizenship, they typically have no other direct family, business or personal ties to the U.S. Many LPRs who worked in the U.S. for a few years or who acquired their green card through their U.S. parents have long ceased to live in the U.S., returning to their country of origin. The author refers to each of these types of U.S. individuals as Accidental Americans throughout this article.Accidental Americans Rush to Renounce U.S. Citizenship to Avoid the Ugly U.S. Tax Web, But There's a Ten Year Tax Penalty
The Accidental American is subject to U.S. income tax on his or her worldwide income, and to information reporting requirements
Born in the U.S. when your non-citizen parents were just passing through or were just here on vacation? Shut up and pay the IRS your taxes, "citizen"!!!
WHAT IS DERIVATIVE CITIZENSHIP?
A child born outside the U.S. may become a U.S. citizen by operation of law via the childs parent
REQUIREMENTS OF DERIVATIVE CITIZENSHIP
A child can derive U.S. citizenship if all the following conditions are met:
One parent is a U.S. citizen
ELIGIBILITY OF UNLEGITIMATED CHILDREN FOR DERIVATIVE
It is distinct from the acquisition of citizenship at birth, including the citizenship by descent that may be conferred on a child born abroad to a citizen parent.
id.; see also INA § 301(c), (d), (e), (g), 8 U.S.C. § 1401(c), (d), (e), (g) (2000) (examples of INA
provisions conferring citizenship by descent).
So your argument is:
1, these people were born in America.
2, these people, despite no longer residing in America are considered be American citizens and pay taxes.
What’s the problem here - it verifies my position.