For varied reasons, 4 million Americans call some other country home.
By Jerry Schwartz. ASSOCIATED PRESS 10:03 a.m. April 23, 2005.
More Americans than ever before have decided that America is no longer their home.
They've put down roots abroad, from Cuba (an estimated 2,000 Americans, the latest figures show) to the United Kingdom (224,000). They're in Germany (210,880), in the Philippines (105,000), in Israel (184,195).
If they were a U.S. state – call it Expatria – its population, some 4 million Americans, would place it right in the middle, along with Kentucky and South Carolina.
Expatriates, citizens of this floating, far-flung state, are changing the very definition of "American."...