Law of Blood

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Law of Blood

A citizenship law stating that all or nearly all persons born to citizens of a given state are themselves citizen of that state, regardless of where they were born. For example, one with a parent who has been a U.S. citizen for one year is a citizen of the U.S., regardless of where one was born. Some countries (including the United States) also follow the law of the soil in addition to the law of blood.
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In addition, although Guyer was regularly cited in legal documents and commentary on jus sanguinis citizenship through the 1930s, the case's racial content and context are not mentioned.
of the statute governing jus sanguinis citizenship, and to explain why
75) In any event, the links of ancestry or birthplace which underlie jus sanguinis and jus soli citizenship have been uniformly found sufficient to meet any effectiveness requirement that may exist under international law.
Nation-states that traditionally favored the jus sanguinis principle of citizenship, too, naturalize many long-term and second-generation foreign residents (Castles and Davidson 2000).
A number of countries employ jus sanguinis rules of citizenship accession and strict naturalization rules in order to disfavor minority ethnic groups.
The enormity of the obstacles facing Haitians who decide to reside permanently in the Dominican Republic becomes even more apparent because the children of these migrants, who have a constitutional claim of jus sanguinis, are prevented from becoming citizens of the Dominican Republic by a strict interpretation of the citizenship clause.
Rather than concluding that Rover was not a citizen under the jus sanguinis citizenship statute because he was born out of wedlock, Acting Secretary of State Alvey Adee took the initiative to write to the Attorney General of New York, John Davies, to inquire whether, under New York law, a child born out of wedlock was legitimized by his parents' subsequent marriage.
The often simplified definition of two citizenship models is Jus sanguinis in Germany and Jus soli in the USA or France.
70) In July 2009, the Dominican Constitution was amended to introduce the principle of jus sanguinis for births to parents who are in the country illegally.
Debunking the Racist Myth: Immigration, Jus Sanguinis, and Ascriptive National Identity.
The award of nationality to prevent statelessness for children born within a nation is now an international standard, widely adhered to in jus sanguinis nations as well as in countries that have limited the reach of jus soli.