The UK government's plan to strip individuals of their citizenship on the basis of heritage only highlights the conditional nature of citizenship for many vulnerable communities.
The quietly introduced amendments into the United Kingdom's authoritarian Nationality and Borders Bill has already passed through a report stage.
Unable to return to Afghanistan or gain Indian citizenship, Afghans remain stuck in a precarious state of limbo.
The plight of the Bidoon is a six-decade story of a people denied citizenship and stigmatised in one of the world’s wealthiest states.
Greek Administration of Southern Cyprus has said it will scrap its citizenship scheme for foreign investors next month over alleged abuses uncovered in a television programme.
The Chinese embassy in London said "all Chinese compatriots residing in Hong Kong are Chinese nationals" responding to UK's remarks on offering citizenship to Hong Kongers amid the new security law in the country.
The decision followed a Supreme Court ruling that the case for adding a citizenship question on next year's census was not convincing.
Turkish government incentives, including a cut in the minimum investment needed to obtain citizenship, have boosted the real estate market.
While anti-immigration sentiment has taken hold in the EU in reaction to the continuing wave of asylum seekers, it seems this does not apply to the ‘rich’.
US President Donald Trump believes he can abolish birthright citizenship, which guarantees everyone who was born in the US citizenship, by decree. Many think he is instrumentalising it for the upcoming midterm elections.
The credibility of India's flawed citizenship register has come under question, as reported cases of nationals being stripped of their citizenship have surfaced, triggering a political battle between the ruling BJP and opposition parties.
People in the northeastern Indian state fear they could become homeless overnight as the government is preparing to release a final list of Assam's citizens on Monday.
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