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Second Citizenship and Second Passport

In today’s world, the significance of diplomatic immunity has increased a great deal. It’s a common belief that foreign diplomats, their staff and immediate members of the family cannot belong to the local laws and conditions, which the truth is, … Continue reading

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Arizona legislature introduces bills challenging birthright citizenship

[JURIST] The Arizona House of Representatives [official website] and Senate [official website] on Thursday introduced bills challenging the right to US citizenship for the children of legal and illegal immigrants born in the state. The proposed legislation, House Bill 2562 … Continue reading

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Amended citizenship requirement bill introduced in US House

[JURIST] US Rep. Steve King (R-IA) [official website] on Wednesday introduced legislation [HR 104 materials] designed to restrict the automatic grant of citizenship to children born on US soil. The bill, designated the “Birthright Citizenship Act of 2011,” seeks to … Continue reading

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Israel Cabinet approves changes to citizenship oath

[JURIST] The Israeli Cabinet [official website] approved an amendment [press release] Sunday to the country’s Citizenship law [UNHCR backgrounder] that would require those seeking citizenship to pledge allegiance to Israel as a “Jewish and democratic state” and promise “to honor … Continue reading

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France president proposes stripping citizenship from immigrants who kill police

[JURIST] French President Nicolas Sarkozy [official website, in French] said Monday his government would proceed to draft a law [press release, in French] that would make it easier to deport illegal immigrants and strip immigrants accused of violent crimes of … Continue reading

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