Questions tagged [stateless]

For questions about people without affiliation to any nation, and the legal issues (or lack thereof) involving them.

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Renouncing your citizenship but the government doesn't accept; can you still get a stateless person passport from Germany?

[This has been also asked on another site] I'm just curious: It is been claimed here that the requirement of having renounced your current citizenship to get German citizenship can be accomplished by ...
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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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Stateless in Australia — how to obtain legal residency, education and citizenship without being detained?

Let us say that we have a person who is undocumented, born to parents who were also undocumented, and whose ancestors were all also undocumented. For all intents and purposes they were all born in ...
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Is revoking citizenship for affiliation with a terrorist group a violation of international law?

In two very notable recent cases, Hoda Muthana of the US and Shamima Begum of the UK were stripped of their citizenships by their respective countries of origin while attempting to return after ...
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Stateless in EU deported in US

I was wondering for a long time if a stateless person is found in the EU under 18 with no documents at all, claim to be born in the US can be deported to the US ? I searched in US laws and conventions ...
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What provisions exist for stateless people in the US

How does a stateless person (one who voluntarily renounced their citizenship while in country) provide identification, arrange travel visas, and get back into the US?