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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.
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 Republican Turkish Party (CTP) has applied to the 'supreme administrative court' in the north to cancel 58 so-called preferential citizenships granted by the Turkish Cypriot authorities, media reports said on Tuesday.
Almost 1 in every 4 persons who acquired an EU citizenship in 2014 became citizens of Spain (205,900 persons, or 23% of all citizenships granted in the EU in 2014).
Bulgaria granted the largest number of citizenships to Ukrainians (22.
Slate reports that the bill amends a 2012 initiative which granted Spanish citizenship to some eligible Sephardic Jews, but on the condition that they relinquish their citizenships in other countries.
The interaction between EU citizenship and the national citizenships of Member States, candidate states and putative candidate states is an evolving one.
history, "Asian American" or "Oriental" men and women have been designated aliens against whom white male and female citizenships have been legitimized.