Nationality and Citizenship in UK Law

  • How to get Dual citizenship
    • LexBlog United Kingdom
    Dual citizenship is also commonly referred to as Dual nationality. It means you legally hold the citizenship of two or more countries. Dual citizenship is lawfully allowed in the UK. While holding ...
    ...Dual citizenship is also commonly referred to as Dual nationality". It means you legally hold the citizenship of two or more countries. Dual citizenship is lawfully allowed in the UK. While holding your home country\xE2\x80"......
  • Citizenship Deprivations: What you need to know
    • LexBlog United Kingdom
    UK Government has the power to deprive someone of their British Citizenship under the British Nationality Act 1981. Section 40(2) allows the government to deprive someone of their Citizenship the i...
    ...UK Government has the power to deprive someone of their British Citizenship under the British Nationality Act 1981. Section 40(2) allows the government to deprive someone of their Citizenship the if “that deprivation is conducive to the public good” ......
  • New U.K. Immigration Route for Hong Kong Nationals Registered as British National (Overseas) Citizens
    • JD Supra United Kingdom
    On Wednesday, 1 July 2020, Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab confirmed, in a statement to Parliament about Hong Kong, a new bespoke U.K. immigration route for British National (Overseas) (BNO) citizen...
    ......BNO status is a previously obscure form of British nationality held by an estimated 2.9 million people in Hong Kong that, until now, did ...They will further be able to apply for British citizenship after holding indefinite leave to remain status for one year. We suspect ......
  • EDPB Issues Much-Awaited Guidance On GDPR's Territorial Scope
    • Mondaq UK
    ......This is a requirement of physical geographical location. Nationality, citizenship, residence and other legal status of the individual are ......
  • Italian Citizenship Allows Access To The European Union For Business Or Pleasure
    • Mondaq UK
    ...... written about it and political bluster surrounding it.   For Britons with an Italian heritage now would be a good time to consider dual nationality particularly as British citizenship alone will not provide the previously held advantages.   Fortunately, Italy does not place the type of ......
  • Changes to British Citizenship pursuant to the Borders, Citizenship and Immigration Act 2009
    • Mondaq United Kingdom
    ...... Introduction. An article on the proposed changes to our current British citizenship and nationality laws1 would not be complete without considering the broader context in which the BCIA 2009 was passed. In 2005, the Government proposed sweeping ......
  • Zambrano And European Citizenship: A Trump Card For British Children?
    • Mondaq United Kingdom
    ...... Chen, "Zhu" was born in Northern Ireland to a Chinese national mother "Chen", and acquired Irish citizenship at birth as a result of the nationality laws then in force.  After Zhu's birth, Chen moved with Zhu to England, and Chen was granted a right of residence on the basis that it would ......
  • Prosecuted For Being A Refugee
    • Mondaq United Kingdom
    ...... is in force and that satisfies the UKBA of your identity and nationality or citizenship. For many asylum seekers, perhaps the last item you may ......
  • What Do You Mean My Children Are US Citizens?
    • Mondaq UK
    ...... transfer tax on their worldwide assets by virtue of their US citizenship status and regardless of whether they are tax resident in another country. ... 14th Amendment of the US Constitution and the Immigration and Nationality Act ('INA'), US citizenship is granted automatically to any person born ......
  • Bribery Offences
    • Mondaq UK
    ......Bribery by a person of any nationality or citizenship, anywhere in the world, is capable of being caught by this ......
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