Question: Louis and Sonya are husband and wife Louis dies first

Louis and Sonya are husband and wife. Louis dies first and leaves all of his property to Sonya. Comment on the availability of the marital deduction for estate tax purposes under the following circumstances.
a. Louis was a nonresident alien, and Sonya is a U.S. citizen.
b. Louis was a resident and citizen of the United States, and Sonya is a citizen of Sweden.
c. How can the result in part (b) be changed to benefit the estate?

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