During National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month, we recommit ourselves to eradicating the evil of enslavement. Human trafficking is a modern form of the oldest and most barbaric type of exploitation. It has no place in our world.
On December 10, 1948, forty eight countries, led by the United States of America, came together at the United Nations held in Paris and signed by UDHR. ARTICLE 4. “No one shall be held in slavery or servitude; slavery and the slave trade shall be prohibited in all their forms.”
There are only a few ways in which an American can lose their citizenship: (1) formal verbal or written renouncement of citizenship, (2) accepting a post with a foreign government or military and swearing an oath to them, and (3) conviction by trial for treason or sedition.