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#citizenship

From TheJournal.ie The Explainer: Can people applying for citizenship spend a day outside Ireland? Podcast

The Explainer: Can people applying for citizenship spend a day outside Ireland?

We discuss the ruling that led to the shock decision on this week’s podcast.

From TheJournal.ie October appeal date set in case of citizenship being denied if applicant has spent day outside Ireland Court Of Appeal

October appeal date set in case of citizenship being denied if applicant has spent day outside Ireland

Last week’s surprise High Court ruling was branded by “absurd” by experts with the Justice Minister promising “urgent action”.

From TheJournal.ie Q&A: What does the controversial High Court decision on citizenship actually mean? Midnight Must Read

Q&A: What does the controversial High Court decision on citizenship actually mean?

This week’s High Court decision came as a shock – so what does it all actually mean for citizenship?

From TheJournal.ie Minister promises 'urgent action' after shock High Court ruling on citizenship applicants Citizenship

Minister promises 'urgent action' after shock High Court ruling on citizenship applicants

Nobody can now be granted Irish citizenship if they have spent a single day outside the country in the past year.

From TheJournal.ie Government 'carefully studying' ruling not to grant citizenship to those who temporarily leave Ireland Citizenship

Government 'carefully studying' ruling not to grant citizenship to those who temporarily leave Ireland

The ruling applies to those who have left Ireland in the year before they apply for citizenship.

From TheJournal.ie Shock ruling says citizenship cannot be granted if applicant has spent a day outside Ireland in past year Courts

Shock ruling says citizenship cannot be granted if applicant has spent a day outside Ireland in past year

Experts called the ruling “absurd”, pointing out that the law on citizenship has never been interpreted so strictly before.

From TheJournal.ie Trump backs down on controversial census question after protracted legal and political battle Citizenship Question

Trump backs down on controversial census question after protracted legal and political battle

He directed federal agencies to compile the information using existing databases instead.

From TheJournal.ie 2,400 people from 90 countries will become Ireland's newest citizens today Citizenship

2,400 people from 90 countries will become Ireland's newest citizens today

Those gathering will receive their Certificate of Naturalisation by post in the coming days.

From TheJournal.ie 'I was brainwashed': ISIS bride Begum asks for second chance Shamima Begum

'I was brainwashed': ISIS bride Begum asks for second chance

Shamima Begum was 15 when she and two friends left London to marry Islamic State fighters in Syria in 2015.

From TheJournal.ie British teen who had citizenship revoked says decision was 'unjust' Syria

British teen who had citizenship revoked says decision was 'unjust'

There is concern that this move could set a “dangerous precedent”.

From TheJournal.ie British teen who joined ISIS but wished to return has UK citizenship revoked by government Shamima Begum

British teen who joined ISIS but wished to return has UK citizenship revoked by government

The family of Shamima Begum have said they are disappointed with the Home Office’s decision.

From TheJournal.ie More than 70% of people think being born in Ireland should mean an automatic right to citizenship Citizenship
From TheJournal.ie Trump to abolish citizenship rights for US-born babies 14th Amendment

Trump to abolish citizenship rights for US-born babies

Donald Trump plans to scrap the right to citizenship for anyone born in the United States.

From TheJournal.ie Most people are against Irish citizens in the North voting for the Irish president Citizenship

Most people are against Irish citizens in the North voting for the Irish president

A poll has found support for extending voting rights at 27%.

From TheJournal.ie Column: 'I remember having to ask for the brown paint for my self-portrait in junior infants' Citizenship

Column: 'I remember having to ask for the brown paint for my self-portrait in junior infants'

To receive my citizenship a few days before the referendum to repeal the 8th amendment was a nice moment, writes Nicholas Ndlovu.

From TheJournal.ie Language tests for new citizens 'just one option being considered' Tu Hablas Ingles

Language tests for new citizens 'just one option being considered'

“Any such change would be driven by a strategy to better integrate our newest citizens.”

From TheJournal.ie Alison Curtis: 'I don't sound Irish - but don't tell me to go back to Canada' Opinion

Alison Curtis: 'I don't sound Irish - but don't tell me to go back to Canada'

The Today FM presenter writes about being told by people to ‘go home’ – despite the fact she is an Irish citizen.

From TheJournal.ie Ecuador has granted Julian Assange citizenship Wikileaks

Ecuador has granted Julian Assange citizenship

Ecuador had asked London to recognise Assange as a diplomat so that he could be granted safe passage out of the UK.

From TheJournal.ie Another Australian politician has resigned from parliament over dual citizenship Disqualified

Another Australian politician has resigned from parliament over dual citizenship

Senator Skye Kakoschke-Moore found out on Friday that her mother was born with a British citizenship.

From TheJournal.ie Australian politicians will soon have to prove they are not citizens of another country No Way Mate

Australian politicians will soon have to prove they are not citizens of another country

Dual-citizens are banned from taking seats in parliament.

From TheJournal.ie An Irish woman in a same-sex marriage has two little girls - but only one can get an Irish passport Citizenship

An Irish woman in a same-sex marriage has two little girls - but only one can get an Irish passport

It’s down to what’s written on their birth certs.

From TheJournal.ie Number of dual Irish citizens living here up by almost 90% over five years Census 2016

Number of dual Irish citizens living here up by almost 90% over five years

New figures from Census 2016 have been released.

From TheJournal.ie 'Ireland has been a godsend to me': Tory MEP on why he took out an Irish passport Citizenship

'Ireland has been a godsend to me': Tory MEP on why he took out an Irish passport

Conservative Party MEP Charles Tannock has been vocal in his criticism of Brexit.

From TheJournal.ie Australia's deputy prime minister may not be eligible for parliament due to dual citizenship Ancestry

Australia's deputy prime minister may not be eligible for parliament due to dual citizenship

Barnaby Joyce is the latest politician in Australia to fall victim of the obscure citizenship rule.

From TheJournal.ie 'They're just regular young people like us' - Teens scoop top prize for welcome given to Syrian refugees Ballaghaderreen

'They're just regular young people like us' - Teens scoop top prize for welcome given to Syrian refugees

A group of teenagers in Ballaghaderreen have won a top prize at the Foróige Citizenship Awards for their efforts at welcoming Syrian refugees to their town.

From TheJournal.ie After visa changes, Australia is making it harder to become a citizen Strewth

After visa changes, Australia is making it harder to become a citizen

Last year, nearly 4,000 Irish people became citizens.

From TheJournal.ie Russian man who says he was born here in 1940 has citizenship bid overturned World War II

Russian man who says he was born here in 1940 has citizenship bid overturned

The High Court had ruled in 2015 that Sergey Chesnokov had established he was born on Dublin’s Henrietta Street.

From TheJournal.ie 10% increase in Irish passports issued this year - but Brexit's not to blame Travel

10% increase in Irish passports issued this year - but Brexit's not to blame

That’s according to Minister Charlie Flanagan.

From TheJournal.ie 'We don’t know what our futures will hold' - a multicultural family reacts to the Brexit vote Opinion

'We don’t know what our futures will hold' - a multicultural family reacts to the Brexit vote

Gordon Reid examines the impact of Brexit on his British and Romanian family living in Ireland

From TheJournal.ie Fianna Fáil TD apologises for asking how many Muslims have applied for Irish citizenship Eamon Scanlon

Fianna Fáil TD apologises for asking how many Muslims have applied for Irish citizenship

Eamon Scanlon said that the question had been “misinterpreted”.

From TheJournal.ie 'One of the best': Joe Schmidt becomes an Irish citizen Céad Míle Fáilte This post contains images

'One of the best': Joe Schmidt becomes an Irish citizen

Richardt Strauss and Olly Hodges were also granted citizenship today.

From TheJournal.ie 2,500 people officially became Irish today In Da Club

2,500 people officially became Irish today

Three citizenship ceremonies were held in Dublin earlier today.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland has given out citizenship to more people than anywhere else in the EU* New Home
From TheJournal.ie PHOTOS: Meet Ireland's newest citizens Céad Míle Fáilte This post contains images

PHOTOS: Meet Ireland's newest citizens

As of today, the country has 2,700 new citizens.

From TheJournal.ie Citizenship and visa applications reach all time high Céad Míle Fáilte

Citizenship and visa applications reach all time high

Some 172,000 new applications were received in 2014.

From TheJournal.ie Over 400 Irish people will become Australian citizens today Ozesome

Over 400 Irish people will become Australian citizens today

On Australia Day and all.

From TheJournal.ie 'Ireland is great ... it has never tried to invade or enslave another country' New Citizens This post contains images

'Ireland is great ... it has never tried to invade or enslave another country'

Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald was speaking about the country’s merits at a citizenship ceremony today.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland grants citizenship to foreign nationals at a greater rate than every EU country bar one Immigration

Ireland grants citizenship to foreign nationals at a greater rate than every EU country bar one

Luxembourg’s massive foreign born population means they’re on top.

From TheJournal.ie Meet some of Ireland's newest citizens Welcome This post contains images

Meet some of Ireland's newest citizens

The country gained 3,275 new citizens today.

From TheJournal.ie After six years living in limbo, Natig Sadygov declared stateless Citizenship

After six years living in limbo, Natig Sadygov declared stateless

Natig now hopes that his pending application for Irish citizenship will be processed swiftly.

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