jus soli

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the principle that a person's nationality at birth is determined by the place of birth

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Sociologist John Skrentny theorized that jus soli is strongest in the Western Hemisphere because of the region's colonial history.
They prove that these problems are not just issues prevalent in smaller, poorer countries, but that the EU and the United States are also guilty of such arbitrary applications of jus soli.
Birth tourism, in this representation, is made possible by jus soli birthright citizenship laws.
Neither has a political character, and neither is permanent; thus, neither has the ability to establish one's jus sanguinis or jus soli right to citizenship.
Until the 1990s, the two main examples of jus soli and jus sanguinis were France and Germany, respectively.
"That is why I can say that the paternity -- based on "jus soli" -- of the archipelagic principle which eventually found its way into the Convention on the Law of the Sea is Philippine."
John Cheney Lippold (assistant professor at the University of Michigan's department of American culture) presented "Jus Algoritmi: How the NSA Remade Citizenship." 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.
Known as "jus soli" ("right of the soil" in Latin) or birthright citizenship, the stipulation was introduced to protect the rights of recently freed slaves during the 1800s.
citizens via the doctrine of jus soli. No one suggested that they had
Unlike neighbour Germany and many other European countries where blood ties are major determinants of nationality, France holds the concept of nationality based on "jus soli," or "right of the soil" as one of its treasured values UMP President Jean-Francois Cope, a protege of ex-president Nicolas Sarkozy who could run for president in 2017, said he would introduce a bill to parliament by year-end year to cancel automatic nationality for children of illegal immigrants.
This is particularly true for bi- or tri-national citizens, whose US passports were issued because they were born in the country (the US practice of jus soli dictates this).
The film tackles the complex theme of Jus Soli (from the Latin: right of the soil), which is the right by which nationality or citizenship is awarded to any individual born in the territory of the related state.
But this view is contradicted by a series of laws enacted by Congress since 1898 which confer three different types of citizenships on the island-born residents of Puerto Rico, namely: 1) a Puerto Rican citizenship conferring a non-alien nationality (1900-present); 2) a naturalized citizenship conferring a parental or derivative form of jus sanguinis citizenship (1906-1940); 3) and a statutory form of jus soli or birthright citizenship (1941-present).