jus sanguinis


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the principle that a person's nationality at birth is the same as that of his natural parents

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220) To understand the jus sanguinis citizenship provision of the Act, one cannot rely solely on the normal sources of legislative history, such as committee reports, hearings, and floor debates.
The often simplified definition of two citizenship models is Jus sanguinis in Germany and Jus soli in the USA or France.
Two legal principles govern the attribution of citizenship at birth: jus soli (by birthplace) and jus sanguinis (by parentage).
303) But the marriage and legitimation requirements in the jus sanguinis citizenship statute-by then recodified in the 1952 Immigration and Nationality Act (304)--continued to serve as a race-salient limitation on the recognition of American soldiers' foreign-born children as citizens.
70) In July 2009, the Dominican Constitution was amended to introduce the principle of jus sanguinis for births to parents who are in the country illegally.
Indeed, despite its large foreign population Germany continued to base citizenship on jus sanguinis (community of descent) as codified in its 1913 Citizenship Law rather than on jus soli (place of birth).
In this circumstance, the nationality of the child would depend upon rules of citizenship by descent, jus sanguinis, of that parent's nation.
As British citizenship shifted from jus solis to jus sanguinis in reaction to increasing mobility within the Empire, the education of mixed-race children and their rights to housing or jobs constituted problems for the state: 'Multiracial people continued to fall beyond the legal distinctions of native and non-native.
35) States often had rules by which their nationals could pass nationality to their children, known as jus sanguinis nationality acquisition.
Whereas each country maintains the jus sanguinis principle of citizenship as befits its identity as a nonimmigration country, the boundary of membership has undeniably been both blurred and reconstituted in terms of managing immigration issues.
This criterion of jus sanguinis is very important to only 34 percent in Spain (12th) and to only 25 percent in the United States (18th).
After explaining jus sanguinis, or citizenship by blood, and jus soli, citizenship by landed birth, he detailed how the National Security Agency (NSA) determined the citizenship of an intercepted communication, based on the classified information disclosed by Snowden.
Some states' regimes are based primarily on the principle of jus soli (birth in the territory of the state), others on jus sanguinis (birth to a citizen parent, whether in or outside the state's territory); many combine elements of the two.