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Is there global law that governs Denaturalization to stateless status for children?

The primary convention regarding statelessness is the UN Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness. As you might infer from the title, that convention isn’t in favor of people being rendered ...
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Is there global law that governs Denaturalization to stateless status for children?

Is there global law that governs Denaturalization to stateless status for children? Not specifically for children. There is the 1961 Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness, and article 8 ...
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Is there global law that governs Denaturalization to stateless status for children?

Begum is NOT stateless. Or, you're not stateless just because you don't like the citizenship you have. Begum is a Bangladeshi citizen. This is largely a TLDR summary of user102008's lengthy answer, ...
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If a Dutch/Indian couple register their baby's birth with India, does it cease to be Dutch due to "voluntarily adopting" another citizenship?

No First, you have a very advanced child if they are capable of filling out and submitting government forms before their first birthday. I’m University educated and some government forms baffle me. ...
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Is relinquishing US citizenship without formal renunciation possible?

Is relinquishing US citizenship without formal renunciation possible? Yes, it is possible to lose US citizenship through certain actions other than a formal renunciation in front of a consular ...
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US citizen renunciation law in §877A and "covered expatriate" exception

The reference to the IRC 7701(b)(1)(A)(ii) is to the substantial presence test. I.e.: someone whose days count makes them a resident. This rule means that the exception only applies to dual citizens ...
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Do US born children whose parents are NOT citizens get automatic citizenship at birth?

It seems worth mentioning that birthright citizenship in the United States is part of the aftermath of the Civil War of 1861–1865. Part of the outcome of the war was the abolition of slavery. Earlier ...
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Has anyone lost American citizenship after obtaining a second nationality due to 8 USC 1481?

But is it actually enforced? No. The State Department presumes that anyone naturalizing in a foreign country or swearing an oath does so without the requisite intent to relinquish their US ...
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Can a US state adjudicate citizenship at birth?

The question conflates two issues. 1. Can a state agency or court resolve a question of federal law, such as whether someone is a U.S. citizen, that has not been previously adjudicated? Yes. This ...
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Has anyone lost American citizenship after obtaining a second nationality due to 8 USC 1481?

As other answers have noted, since 1990, the Department of State has had an administrative presumption that applies to some (but not all) of the potentially expatriating acts. It applies to 8 USC 1481(...
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Is it unlawful to create an origin-specific organization?

In the united-states, this kind of discrimination is generally legal, but it is very uncommon because under the Civil Rights Act of 1964, it would disqualifiy the school from receiving any federal ...
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Just Soli and Human Rights

Acquiring a new citizenship is usually a years-long process involving significant processing fees, comparable to the fees for the renunciation of US citizenship you cite (note that they seem to be ...
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If a Dutch/Indian couple register their baby's birth with India, does it cease to be Dutch due to "voluntarily adopting" another citizenship?

No. A key point I missed when asking the question is that the rule in Dutch law that you lose your Dutch citizenship if you gain another nationality only applies to adults - there are separate ...
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Countries that revoke citizenship obtained at birth because of retroactive revocation of a parent's citizenship

The USA As you say, the revocation of US citizenship is retroactive meaning that, if the child would not become stateless, they would never have been a US citizen. The US has adopted the UN ...
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Will I get denaturalized if I go to a medical school in Taiwan that is military-affiliated?

First, a correction about terminology: what you are describing is not "denaturalization", but rather "loss of citizenship". "Denaturalization" refers to the determination ...
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Is it unlawful to create an origin-specific organization?

Not without an exemption australia Under both Commonwealth and state law, discrimination on the basis of national origin is unlawful. However, exemptions can be applied for, and are granted.
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Now is it legally possible to hold political office in two countries at the same time?

If you are the British monarch, you are ruler of 15 countries King Charles III, and before him his mother Queen Elizabeth II, were monarchs of 15 countries, and as such technically the power behind ...
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What legal document is the reference for periods of residency needed for obtaining Spanish citizenship?

The government website itself sets out the legal basis at the bottom, specifically, the Civil Code and the Royal Decree 1004/2015 of 6 November approving the Regulation governing the procedure for ...
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Multiple *jus soli*

This would require that a country grant jus soli to an area outside its control, which often involves a territorial dispute, as Nate Eldredge's comment mentioned. Many territorial disputes are over ...
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Has anyone lost American citizenship after obtaining a second nationality due to 8 USC 1481?

There is no evidence regarding actual legal enforcement. The statutory bar has raised over the years, owing to various Supreme Court rulings, whereby a person must voluntarily and intentionally ...
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Do US born children whose parents are NOT citizens get automatic citizenship at birth?

Correct, as stated on the IRS.gov. Amendment XIV, Section 1, Clause 1 of the U.S. Constitution directs that all persons born in the United States are U.S. citizens. This is the case regardless of the ...
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