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can i get citizenship and passport by bloodline? [closed]

my grandparents immigrated to U.S. from Bohemia (Czech Republic) can i get citizenship and passport by bloodline? I have always lived in U.S.
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US citizens abroad during Level 4 travel advisory from State Dept

Please correct me on what Stack community this question belongs in. This was the most relevant I could think of. I am a Fulbright Scholar in the Netherlands. All Western Europe Fulbrighters have ...
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Could one leave / migrate away from Canada after making citizenship application

I have a specific question on Canada citizenship. If somebody have spent required amount of residency years on PR & satisfied requirements for application for Canadaian citizenship. I read that- ...
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Request of French Nationality

My father had a French Pasport. His nationality in the passport was French. My family and I live in Yemen currently. Now after the death of my father, are I and my brother and sisters eligible to ...
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What type of evidence to prove continuous residence in the US for naturalization

Specifically, I am asking about the category "Your immediate family remained in the U.S." My brother and his wife remained in the US during the time I was absent. Note: I am a dependent on my brother. ...
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Will my non EEA wife get British citizenship when I get mine?

I'm an EEA national who's been living in the UK since 2016 and I brought my non EEA wife here in 2017. We both have pre-settled status and I'll qualify for settled status in 2021. At that point, will ...
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Is it possible to obtain croatian citizenship simply by birth?

My girlfriend was born in 1990 in Slavonski Brod, Yugoslavia. Today that city is a part of Croatia. Both her parents were both born in Bosnia, although at the time this was formerly known as ...
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How can I get Dutch Citizenship?

My great grandfather was a Dutch citizen however, when he moved to New Zealand, it was renounced. I am currently living in Australia. Is there any way I would be able to acquire Dutch Citizenship? I ...
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Grandparents are Dutch, father Dutch but became a Australia Citizen 3 years after I was born

I am after some help, looking to apply for a Dutch passport and live work in Holland. My grandparents and the siblings moved from Holland to Australia around 1960. My grandparents never became ...
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Life in the UK test [duplicate]

I want to pass the Life in the UK test as part of my ILR application. Can someone please guide me on how/where to start, study and practice the test so that I can successfully pass? Any help and ...
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What happens to your residency rights when you lose/renounce your citizenship?

This is a generic question involving a situation when the original citizenship is lost/renounced due to obtaining a citizenship of a different country (either due to one of the countries not allowing ...
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Apply for Portuguese citizenship from India?

My father had a Portuguese citizenship. I am a full-time student in India. Can I and my brother claim or acquire Portuguese citizenship through my father?
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Can I apply to become a Dutch Citizen under the Option Procedure?

My mother was born in 1930. She came to London, UK in 1954. In 1956 she married my father. I believe - though I cannot find the papers - that under the law at this time, after 5 years she would ...
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My N-400 denied, because I traveled outside USA more than six months (7 months),

My N-400, Application for US citizenship application, was denied because I traveled outside USA more than six months (7 months). I have a green card since 2014 (5 years). After I completed my ...
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Can I apply for a Dutch passport before 28

My grandfather was born in Breda in the 40’s and moved to Australia in the 60’s. He has never naturalised and is still currently a Dutch citizen. My mother was born in Australia in 1970 and by law (I ...
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N-400 US naturalization while living abroad

How should I prepare the US naturalization interview given that I have been living the last 5 months abroad? What papers should I bring in addition to the basic documents requested by the USCIS letter?...
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After 5 years of studying in the Netherlands, would I be eligible for citizenship a day after obtaining the “highly skilled migrant” residence permit?

Suppose I studied for 5 years in the Netherlands (e.g. a 3-year Bachelor's and 2-year Masters). Suppose immediately after graduation I am eligible for the "highly skilled migrant" residence permit and ...
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Residence requirement for British citizenship

I am an EU citizen and have moved to the UK in June 2016. I was granted "settled status"/ILR under the EU Settlement Scheme in October 2019, without the need to have 5 years of residence by linking my ...
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US Naturalization continuous residency requirement for an absence that is exactly 181 days and not more than 181 days?

I am a UK Citizen, though I have held a Green Card and been a permanent resident of the US since 2013, current Green Card expires 2023. I am currently looking at applying for citizenship through form ...
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Dutch Nationality

Hi i am a 23 year old male (born in 1996) i was hoping that you guys might be able to shed some light on my situation. My father was born in the Netherlands and moved to South Africa at the age of 8, ...
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How long does the German naturalization process take?

I hear cases like Greece and Italy, that it takes even years for the passport to get issued, after one applies for it. Assuming one has fulfilled all the requirements to obtain a German citizenship, ...
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Dutch Option for Citizenship, father's whereabouts unknown

I was born in 1979 to a Dutch mother and an American father. They divorced when I was very young and I have had no contact with him in over 30 years. The option requires information on my father that ...
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Policy for freelance work in Germany for people with another main employment

What is the policy about freelance work done in Germany (for possibly international clients through a global online platform) by people with another main job? Is it allowed? What are the steps ...
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What is your legal status as PhD researcher in Spain?

I have a question that I have not found any related source, and my question is mostly focused on these group of people: "People of origin from Ibero-American countries, Andorra, the Philippines, ...
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Applying for determination of German citizenship in Germany?

Applying for determination of German citizenship (Feststellung der deutschen Staatsangehörigkeit) by ancestry is normally done, by individuals not living in Germany, through their local consulate, who ...
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Citizenship request with DNA tests results

May a person who wasn't recognized at birth by the father (who is an Italian citizen) subsequently apply for citizenship on the basis of the DNA test results?
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Recognizing French nationality through my mother

Thank you ahead of time for reading this and helping me understand if I can claim French nationality for me and potentially my children through my mother's nationality. I've read a number of the ...
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What documentation is needed to show German nationality before 1913?

For the purposes of claiming German citizenship through descent, what documents are needed to show that an individual held German citizenship before passage of the nationality law of 1913? Is a birth ...
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Does derivation of US citizenship through parents' naturalization cause loss of German citizenship?

This question is about eligibility for German/US dual citizenship when a minor acquires US citizenship at the time that his parents naturalize. Suppose a child is born outside of the United States to ...
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Mother lost French citizenship due to US naturalization, then regained it due to change in law. Was I born French?

My mother was born a French citizen in Algeria in 1952. She emigrated to the U.S. And was naturalized in 1970 or so. French law only permitted men to hold dual citizenship until 1973, at which point ...
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Can my grandchild apply for Dutch citizenship?

I was born in the Netherlands from Dutch parents and still only hold my Dutch citizenship. I have lived in South Africa since 1955. Both our daughters have Dutch passports. Is it possible for my ...
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Do I qualify for a Dutch passport and citizenship

My family history goes back to the 1200's in Holland and the original farm still exists today. Both my parent naturalized in the sixties and became South African citizens before I was born. However my ...
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When Is the right time to seek Nationality

Am from Nigeria and a refugee in France with 10 years permit.... When is it ok to seek for Nationality... Am spending 5years plus in France now
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Can my mother get Czech citizenship through this new law that was recently passed in the Czech parliament?

I am currently having a hard time finding a long form version of this law in English, but I have some basic information about my mother if y'all can help. Here's a list of facts followed by a list of ...
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My father was Estonian by birth, do I qualify for citizenship by descent?

My deceased father was Estonian by birth, born in 1933, immigrated to US in 1943. Do I qualify for Estonian passport/citizenship by descent? I was born here, and he already had his citizenship in US ...
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Getting the Canadian citizenship for my 3 years old child

I do not know what to do, and I am stressed about the situation. I would appreciate some guidance or comments. I was born in Canada, my father is Canadian and I lived there several years in my life (...
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Evidence for continuous residence to apply for UK citizenship as a EU student?

One of the requirements for applying for British citizenship through naturalization is: During the last five years you must not have been outside the United Kingdom for more than 450 days (about ...
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Acquiring Dutch Nationality

My father was born in the Netherlands, moved to SA in 1959, but became a South African citizen before I was born in 1967. My son (27), however, wishes to apply for Dutch citizenship. Is this at all ...
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Acquiring Dutch citizenship

I was born in the Netherlands in 1965. 2 years later, my parents decided to immigrate to South Africa. I automatically became a SA Citizen, I never really applied for SA Citizen ship. Would I be ...
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Ukraine, dual citizenship & passport ownership

I had a few questions regarding dual citizenship. I was born in Ukraine in 96, moved to the UK in 05 and recently received British Citizenship. I’m currently in the process of applying for a British ...
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Citizenship for a minor born abroad to a Canadian and residing outside Canada

My daughter, a Canadian citizen from birth, is having a child outside Canada where she resides. She does not intend to return to Canada to live for some years. Can she obtain Canadian citizenship for ...
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If I marry a British citizen or French citizen then how will I get EU citizenship?

I am an Indian citizen staying at India. If I marry a British citizen or French citizen then how will I get EU citizenship ?
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Are immigrants from other English-speaking countries required to take the English test?

The US government web site describes the English test. I couldn't see anything about people who came from another English-speaking country such as Canada, UK, Australia, New Zeeland, etc. Obviously, ...
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Citizenship for two children from ghana

I have two children, under 10 years old, born in Ghana and would like to know how to register them as British citizens. I, the father, am a British citizen by birth and the mother is a Ghanaian ...
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Can one have US, Italian and French citizenship, triple citizenship?

I have US citizenship since birth, then acquired Italian citizenship through naturalization and now applied for French. Someone told me that I could NOT have triple citizenship as the French ...
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Portuguese citizenship using grandparents' birth certificates

I am an Indian citizen born in the 80's, ancestrally from Goa, India. Portuguese nationality law allows those who were Portuguese citizens connected with Portuguese India before 1961 to retain ...
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French citizenship after studying in French University

As per the official cite one can apply for naturalization in France after completing 2 years in a French superior institute 2 ans d'études accomplies avec succès pour obtenir un diplôme d'un ...
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Naturalization interview - US Passport instead of Birth Certificate

We are about to enter the interview process on our Application for Naturalization as part of the United State Citizenship and Immigration Service. We received a letter with the following statement in ...
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I need help with the documents relating to my application to become a Dutch Citizen

I qualify by law according to this statement on the website of the Dutch Immigration and Naturalisation Service: Were you born before 1 January 1985? You are a Dutch citizen by law if your ...
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Would obtaining a residence permit in country B be an obstacle to naturalizing in country A?

I am a foreign citizen with ILR (permanent residence) in the United Kingdom. I intend to apply for British citizenship as soon as I fulfil the 5 year residency requirement in about one years time. I ...

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