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Does a parent's birth have to be registered to acquire dual citizenship in Ireland?

According to the Department of Foreign Affairs in the Republic of Ireland, a non-Irish citizen born outside of Ireland is eligible to become an Irish citizen if: One of your grandparents was born in ...
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Father's name in the birth certificate and Italian citizenship

When I arrived in the UK from Italy in 2003 I met a wonderful woman and we both fell in love. I could not even speak good English at that time, we used to go to the gym together, she had very long ...
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In the US, what happens to the child of a man from his girlfriend while he has a wife?

What happens if someone with a legal wife has a child with his girlfriend? Also what will happen to this person if he is on a non-immigrant visa? (For example an international student comes to the US ...
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Irish Foreign Birth Registration - How do they treat inconsistent dates and names on old birth and death certificates?

I'm currently helping someone gather documents for their application for Irish Foreign Birth Registration - he's an Australian whose family migrated from Ireland in the early 20th century. For his ...
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How did non-US citizens with old birth certificate for minor US child renew passports after 2011?

In April 2011, only birth certificates with both parents name were accepted for passport applications. How would non-US citizens living out of US, renew passport of the minor US child, if they did not ...
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Registering US Birth Abroad - CRBA / SSN / Passport lock

I'm a US Citizen, currently in Romania, and I'd like to register my child's birth abroad and get her SSN and US Passport. The US Embassy in Romania says that you can apply for the CRBA and US ...
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Infant of American father/German mother: Is it possible to travel by air to USA on German passport with visa waiver?

Thank you for taking the time to weigh in on my situation. I am an American citizen by birth who now has a baby with a German woman. The baby was born in Phillipines. With official documents, ...
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How early can we travel within the EU with a US baby born in the EU?

My wife and I are both US citizens planning on giving birth in possibly France or Switzerland while I am there for work. How soon and what is required for us to be able to travel with the new baby ...
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Why does birth-tourism tend to target the US more than it does Canada? [closed]

Birth-tourism is an act of travelling to another country to give birth there in order for your newborn child to become a citizen of that country. This is a consequence of something called "jus soli". ...
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If someone was born to foreigners in France in 1958, lived there until 1962, and had a French birth certificate, would they be a French citizen?

Before the 1993 Méhaignerie Law, I'm not sure how this would work.
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How do I obtain my grandparents UK birth certificate without knowing their birthdates

How can I get my grandparents birth certificates for my UK Ancestry Visa Application? The only information I have is my grandmothers first and maiden name and the age she was when my father was born. ...
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International birth certificate

I am British having a baby with my German girlfriend. She was told that I would need to have my international birth certificate to be added to the baby's birth certificate. We are unmarried. The ...
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How do I properly fill out the Georgia birth certificate request form? [closed]

Bit of a dumb question. I need to request a couple of copies of a Georgia birth certificate to use as proof of US citizenship but the top of the form is confusing me: https://dph.georgia.gov/sites/dph....
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Can an EU national hold residence in two other EU countries?

I know questions like this one have been asked before, but my question is specifically in regards to healthcare. My wife is a Swedish citizen. She has also acquired permanent residency in the UK by ...
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Birth certificate does not have a name for Change of Status Greencard [closed]

My birth certificate from India does not have my name on it. In certain cultures they do not name the kid until later. Hence this case. How can this be taken care of for any immigration purpose?
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Must I register my child's birth outside the USA?

My child was born outside the USA, and is possibly † a USA citizen according to the rules. She is a UK citizen and has a UK passport she has travelled on within europe already. Must my child travel ...
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How can a US citizen born in US get a copy of their birth certificate from abroad?

How can a US citizen access an official copy of their birth certificate (born pre-computer era) while living outside of the US? Is there an on-line service? Can a proxy living in the US access it?
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Tracking down French birth certificate

I leave abroad and I want to have my French citizenship recognized. The consulate asked me to produce my father's birth certificate. For that, I need his father's name. Does anybody here know what can ...
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What can be done when a country doesn't have Birth Certificates?

I asked this earlier: How to help my mother in law migrate - no lawyer wanted! Thanks to many it has led me to at least print the form and understand the requirements. It appears based on the USCIS ...
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The registry in Cape Verde wants to keep an "original" of my foreign birth certificate. Must I purchase a new one each time?

The Cape Verdean registry office is asking me for an "original" of my birth certificate, for more than one process. As a US citizen, this is a fairly expensive document to get! (It would currently ...
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Born in France before jus soli was repealed (but in the same year)

As mentioned here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/French_nationality_law The 1993 Méhaignerie Law required children born in France of foreign parents to request French nationality at adulthood, ...
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Child Birth record for USA father with a foreign mother

I am an American citizen and married also to an American lady. We have children as well. We live in a foreign country. I had an affairs with a woman who is not a US citizen. She became pregnant and ...
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Where do couples who are non-UK citizens register the birth of their child in the UK?

My family and I live in the UK; we are not UK citizens. We had a baby born in the UK recently. Where do I register the birth of our baby in the UK? My wife was told to make an appointment with our GP, ...
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How can you get a US Birth Certificate, SSN & Passport for the child of US Citizens born in Israel?

If a two married US-Israeli citizens (dual-citizenship) have a child in Israel, what do they need to do (ie: what forms do they need to fill out and bring where, in what order, etc) in order to get ...
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