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citizenship

the legal link between an individual and a state or territory as a result of which the individual is entitled to certain protection, rights and privileges, and subject to certain obligations and allegiance.
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What is important are the rights of man, emancipation from prejudices, and equality of citizenship, and all these ideas Napoleon has retained in full force.
His high ideal of citizenship offers to those who can satisfy its claims the prospect of a fair life; those who fall short are deemed to be different in nature and shut out entirely from approach to the ideal.
Relations were strained between Germany and the United States because of the intense exasperation of a tariff conflict and the ambiguous attitude of the former power towards the Monroe Doctrine, and they were strained between the United States and Japan because of the perennial citizenship question.
As part of the verification activities, the city prosecutor's office obtained data indicating that the said man at the time of acquisition of citizenship of the Russian Federation had the citizenship of another state, which he did not report to the migration control bodies of the city.
Minister Edwin Batshu, who was responding to a parliamentary question on Wednesday, said during consultations, the Attorney General had indicated that there were 34 pieces of legislation that would require consequential amendments, should dual citizenship be adopted.
People who lost their Slovak citizenship (and thus also passport) due to the current law that bans dual citizenship, may ask the Interior Ministry to return it through an exemption based on special reasons, the Interior Ministry informed the TASR newswire.
Last year, 4,365 people renounced the BiH citizenship, confirmed the Ministry of Civil Affairs of Bosnia and Herzegovina in a statement to FENA.
It noted that Republic Act (RA) 9225, or the Citizenship Retention and Reacquisition Act of 2003, clearly states that individuals with dual citizenships must comply with existing laws for them to enjoy full civil and political rights.
The same type of citizenship is also granted to the children of people who may have had their citizenship revoked for various reasons, and to the spouses and children of Turkish soldiers who took part in the invasion of the island in July 1974.
According to a written answer placed in the National Assembly in response to a question of Shaikh Rohale Asghar, 48 Indians were granted Pakistani citizenship in 2012, 75 Indians were granted Pakistani citizenship in 2013, 76 Indians conferred Pakistani citizenship in 2014, 15 Pakistani citizenship in 2015, 69 in 2016 and 15 have so far been granted Pakistani citizenship.
In 1998, he renounced US citizenship to run for Congress.
Interestingly few political sociologists have engaged the change in Canadian citizenship rules.

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