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.
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.