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Acquisition and Loss of Nationality, Volume 1: Comparative by Rainer Bauböck, Eva Ersbøll, Kees Groenendijk, Harald

By Rainer Bauböck, Eva Ersbøll, Kees Groenendijk, Harald Waldrauch

Acquisition and lack of Nationality brings jointly a group of thirty researchers for an in-depth research of nationality legislation in all fifteen pre-2004 member states of the ecu Union. quantity One offers specific comparisons of the citizenship legislation of all fifteen international locations, whereas quantity comprises person stories of every country's legislation. jointly, the books are the main complete to be had source at the query of ecu nationality.

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We strongly advocate easier access to nationality for groups one and two because their claims are based on individual needs for protection through new citizenship or for family unity in matters of INTRODUCTION 33 nationality. Facilitated naturalisation based on ascriptive grounds of national or ethnic origin may be justified in specific contexts, but will often become problematic over time when immigration by people of many different origins increases, since easier access for some nationals will then be experienced as discriminatory by other immigrants with longer periods of previous residence.

Nationality determines the scope of application of basic rights and obligations of states vis-a`-vis other states and the international community, such as personal jurisdiction, the application of treaties and diplomatic protection. In domestic law, nationality is a fundamental requirement for the exercise of political rights and claims to protection and correlate duties, such as military or civil service obligations, which may, however, vary according to national law. The International Court of Justice in the famous Nottebohm case has described nationality as a ‘legal bond having at its basis a social fact of attachment, a genuine connection of existence, interests and sentiments, together with the existence of reciprocal rights and duties.

This obligation could be easily overcome by a renunciation of nationality in order to prevent the return of a state’s own citizens. In addition, state practice supports the rule of the avoidance of statelessness. Establishing statelessness for the main purpose of restricting a state’s sovereign right to decide on the admission and residence of foreign nationals means acting against the community of nations. Such renunciation may therefore be considered as invalid for the purposes of executing immigration laws.

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