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Elsie Moren, a Minnesota native, died a nationless woman after her citizenship was revoked following her marriage to a Swedish immigrant. The Senate passed a resolution apologizing to the thousands of women in the early 20th century that lost their citizenship due to the Expatriation Act of 1907. Submitted photo

Thanks to Minnesotan's effort, women stripped of U.S. citizenship get apology from Senate

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The U.S. Senate has a message for Grandma Elsie from Two Harbors: Sorry. The apology came last week in the form of a resolution expressing regret for a law passed more than a century ago that stripped thousands of women of their U.S. citizenship for marrying a foreigner.

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