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How is state citizenship acquired and lost?

According to the 14th Amendment of the US Constitution, All persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the ...
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Acquiring Dual citizenship [closed]

Student seeking further studies going abroad returns back to his motherland after completing his / her post graduation. I feel he/her cannot cast vote once returning back to his/her country. Can he/...
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What is "Intention to relinquish U.S. Citizenship"?

I was a Sri Lankan citizen who acquired US citizenship via naturalization about a year ago. This automatically voided my Sri Lankan citizenship. However, I got to know that I can apply to resume my ...
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Failing to renounce Indian citizenship

Indians are required to renounce their Indian citizenship after obtaining another citizenship. What happens if someone doesn't do so? I mean if my Indian passport has anyhow expired, and I never ever ...
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Is there a way for a person born in the US to Chinese parents to retain Chinese citizenship?

It is well known and often repeated that China does not tolerate dual citizenship, except in the case of its citizens who have right of abode in Hong Kong or Macau. The Chinese Nationality Law is ...
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Can you become a U.S. senator if you have dual citizenship?

Can you become a U.S. senator if you have dual citizenship? Or is there a law that says you can only become a U.S. senator if you have only one citizenship and you are a U.S. citizen? I know you can ...
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Can lack of dual citizenship be a job qualification in Canada?

Some organizations in Canada have an official preference for hiring Canadian citizens, and say so in job announcements. If one is a Canadian citizen but also a U.S. citizen, does that mean one would ...
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If Bob has citizenship in countries A and B, and commits a crime in country B that is illegal in both countries, what happens?

Say Bob commits some first-time offense while living in country B, and is a citizen of both country A (let's pretend is the United States to help paint a more clear picture on jurisdictions) and B (...
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I'm Irish but have an English birth cert. What are my rights regarding dual citizenship and getting an English passport?

I'm an Irish citizen and passport holder, and both my parents are Irish, and I've lived in Ireland pretty much my whole life. But, I was born in London. My parents were living and working there in the ...
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Would a dual French-Lebanon citizen be expelled from Lebanon if they had entered Lebanon illegally?

I read on https://www.bloomberg.com/news/features/2020-01-14/how-nissan-s-carlos-ghosn-was-smuggled-out-of-japan: He had two French passports, a privilege granted to citizens with particularly ...
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Have I had nationality since I was born or since I got my passport? [closed]

I'm a decedent to Jewish diaspora parents who have been taken their citizenship illegally. I have now applied for citizenship and received a certificate confirming that I am a citizen, and a new ...
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Dual citizenship document verification/validation

I was born in country C1, moved abroad to study for master and work on country C2. Then got citizenship from country C3. While on C2, I worked on company K1 using passport from country A1. Now I'm ...
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Dual citizenship and EU privacy law

Someone born in a non-EU country has acquired through inheritance European Union citizenship. They are now living in the EU as an EU citizen while still holding the previous citizenship . It is common ...
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Citizenship revocation leading to statelessness possible while there's a gateway to one's ethnic country's citizenship through descent?

Can citizenship be revoked if a person would be rendered stateless, provided that they could anyway eventually become a citizen of their native country by descent? Countries like India even allow ...
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Dual citizenship and different legal gender?

Is there any information on any prevailing or official policy on people with dual citizenship, where the legal gender is different in the two countries? Is there any information available on what the ...
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Can US born minor obtain Indian citizenship by registration?

If a US born baby to Indian citizen parents, did not register by birth/descent at Indian mission, however opts for US passport. Now if parents and US born baby with US passport return to India, can ...
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Advantages and disadvantages to claiming Canadian citizenship

I'm considering looking into whether I can claim Canadian citizenship because my father was born in Manitoba. (I was born in North Dakota, not very far from Manitoba.) What would be the advantages ...
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Can Australian citizenship be revoked for a long period of absence from Australia?

I moved to work in Australia about 10 years ago, got there a permanent Australian visa as an employer-nominated skilled migrant, and became an Australian citizen by conferral about four years ago from ...
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Can Korean American men visit South Korea without being drafted?

I've read some things about how Korean American males 18 or older can't visit South Korea between the age of 18 and 35? 38? (inclusive?) without being drafted into the military. South Korea, of course,...
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Having multiple residences

Let's suppose I'm a citizen of Italy, France and Belgium and let's suppose I own 3 houses in respectively, Bologna, Paris and Brussels. As far as my supposedly countries of citizenship are concerned, ...
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Two EU citizenships

Is it permissible, under a European legal framework, to hold two EU citizenships? Sometimes I read that it is possible, sometimes I read this is not possible because a person cannot be European "twice ...
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Can airlines refuse boarding for complex itinerary involving two passports neither of which would be allowed alone?

Bob is the citizen of countries A and B. His passports are in different names. Both A and B are fine with dual citizenship but citizens of A need a visa to enter B, and vice versa. Bob books a flight ...
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Can parents withhold their birth certificate/marriage license from their kids

I had a falling-out with my parents awhile ago. Haven't talked to them in almost two years. They were born in the Czech Republic. I am wanting to apply for a dual citizenship in CZ, which is easy as ...
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Can dual-citizen Americans vacation in Cuba?

If a U.S. citizen who has another citizenship enters Cuba using that other citizenship and spends his vacation there, will he run afoul of U.S. law (embargo of Cuba)?
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What is the legislation which prevents dual-nationality in Malaysia?

Most people in Malaysia know that dual nationality is not allowed, for adults at least, and generally refer back to the Constitution. However, the relevant part of the Malaysian constitution states: ...
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Is my father a dual citizen of Venezuela?

I needed to know whether or not my father is a dual citizen of Venezuela and I would 100% appreciate if you guys could help me the answer. So landmark events are: He was born in Egypt but his ...
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Dual Citizenship for Adults in Germany

My sister was born in 1997 as a Bulgarian citizen in Germany. She became a German citizen while she was rather young (5 years old if I remember correctly), while keeping her Bulgarian citizenship. ...
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is it possible to have a dual citizenship even if I'm not a national of these countries?

I am planning to apply for Italian citizenship after having lived here for three years, but I am also about to marry a US citizen. Will it be possible for me to have Italian citizenship and in the ...
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What if a US dual citizen gets a US visa stamp on his foreign passport?

I was born in Canada but became a US citizen through my US citizen father at birth. My father lives in the US, so I came down here to acquire proof of my US citizenship (which of course I now have!) ...
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How to get American citizenship back, once it is renounced?

American citizens can have dual citizenship, but if an American citizen who has renounced his or her citizenship (even though the person was originally an American citizen), then what is a way of ...
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Can a U.S. citizen who renounced his citizenship, get a green card through his American wife?

Here's the situation: A dual citizen American-British couple lives abroad (i.e. in the U.K). Because of the burdens of U.S. worldwide tax (the only country that does this besides Eritrea) the husband ...
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Do British Overseas Territories count as United Kingdom with regards to 90 days rule when applying for British citizenship?

https://www.gov.uk/becoming-a-british-citizen This one of the criteria: Spent no more than 90 days outside the UK in the last 12 months Read the full guidance notes and the requirements booklet ...
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Could a foreign power remove an Australian member of federal parliament by declaring them a citizen?

Recently a number of Australian members of the federal parliament have been referred to the high court because they might have a foreign citizenship. The first was a simple oversight by the politician ...
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Could one become stateless by first renouncing one's native citizenship, and then having one's naturalization revoked?

This is a follow-up to similar question on Expatriates SE, based on an answer I got there. The Norwegian Directorate of Immigration can revoke previously issued naturalizations, if they were based on ...
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Is there any way to renounce citizenship of a foreign country legally in the U.S.?

I have dual citizenship of Japan and Iran, and I'm studying in the U.S. for the past six years through F-1 visa. I've lived in Japan for the first 15 years of my life, and I've never visited Iran. ...
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Age of consent for a person with dual citizenship

The age of consent law seems a bit unclear to me, and becomes very complex and mysterious when adding dual citizenship into the mix because finding information on that is difficult. I'm just wondering ...
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Legal meaning of european citizenship

For quite a few years, europeans have held european citizenship. But what is the actual meaning of the phrase in law? By that I mean, is a (say) person born and lifelong resident in Germany, a ...
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Do I have a right to British citizenship?

I currently have a dual-citizenships. I am German and Spanish. However, I was born in the UK and moved to another country at the age of three. I would like to know if I have a right to British ...
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Law for passport renewel of a us citizen minor in india

My sister's daughter is a minor and us citizen by birth. My sister and her husband are separated and her husband has filed a case for divorce and child custody against my sister in Indian family court....
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Can you lose your right to be a Latvian non-citizen?

If you're a non-citizen of Latvia, and acquire a citizenship of another country, do you automatically lose your (right?) to be a non-citizen of Latvia?
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