US applications for New Zealand citizenship skyrocket in wake of Trump's presidency

Americans who are unhappy with Donald Trump's presidency have been looking into alternatives -- specifically, New Zealand.

American applications for New Zealand citizenship have jumped up by 70 percent, according to immigration records obtained by the Associated Press.

Just two days after Trump's victory, Americans rushed to the country's website to learn how to apply for citizenship.

New Zealand's Department of Internal Affairs told AP that traffic in that section of their site multiplied by ten.

In October 2016, just before Trump was elected, the website received only 305 citizenship-related visits. Post-win in November 2016, that number jumped up to 4,146.

Just an FYI, anyone who is looking to obtain a New Zealand citizenship would have to spend five years living in the country before qualifying.

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