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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El ius soli y el ius sanguinis, que antes eran meros elementos de sujecion, a partir de la Revolucion Francesa, adquieren una trascendencia decisiva y se atribuyen al hombre-ciudadano.
Peut-etre ce meme modele ouvre-t-il la possibilite de se degager de la tension courante entre deux conceptions de la citoyennete qui, traduites dans les archetypes francais et allemand, font reposer celle-ci respectivement "sur ius solis (le droit du sol) [et] sur ius sanguinis" (p.
Originally, all States which provided for an acquisition of nationality iure sanguinis nearly exclusively applied ius sanguinis a patre (in the paternal line); only in exceptional circumstances ius sanguinis a matre (the maternal line) was relevant (e.g.
Insistence on ius sanguinis in identifying citizenship eligibility means that generations of immigrant descendants, eligible for citizenship according to ius soli, are uprooted from their countries of origin and marginalized in the societies where they were born.
He notes, for example, what is obvious but rarely appreciated: The ius sanguinis citizenship tradition is not a bizarre German idiosyncrasy but is, in fact, standard practice in continental Europe.