54 Years After Moving to America, Neil Young Is Now a U.S. Citizen

Rolling Stone

Fifty-four years after illegally crossing the U.S. border in a Pontiac hearse, Neil Young has become an American citizen.

“I’m happy to report I’m in!” the Canadian-born musician wrote on his website after months of struggle to obtain his dual citizenship. Young explained to fans that the process had been delayed because of the “good moral character” provision on the immigrant application — meaning he admitted to smoking weed. 

On Wednesday afternoon, Young and his wife, actress Daryl Hannah, obtained his naturalization documents at the Convention Center in downtown Los Angeles. He celebrated in a video on his Instagram, singing “I’m proud to be a Canarican” in the tune of “God Bless the U.S.A.” while waving around miniature American and Canadian flags.

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2 thoughts on “54 Years After Moving to America, Neil Young Is Now a U.S. Citizen

  1. Just make sure your on the right side of history being made
    And if you bitch about how we do it over here
    You too can go back home
    As far as dual citizenship
    Figure out where you belong then make it One nation , because we have enough of your kind in government fcking things up

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