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Boris Johnson offers refuge and British citizenship to almost 3 million people in Hong Kong

London’s move, announced by Johnson when China formally passed the security law, could turn out to be one of the most significant consequences of Beijing’s efforts to undermine Hong Kong’s freedoms and bring the city closer under the authoritarian rule of the Communist Party. It would potentially grant up to 40 percent of Hong Kong’s UK residence and labor rights, …

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Neil Young says his US citizenship application is being held back for consuming marijuana

But the Canadian singer-songwriter says his citizenship application is being held back because he is consuming marijuana. "When I recently applied for American citizenship, I passed the test, it was a conversation that asked me many questions, and I answered them truthfully and insisted," Young said in a statement at his Neil Young Archives newspaper. website. "Recently, however, I was …

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The Trump administration is asking the states to provide citizenship information despite the decision of the Supreme Court

The US Census Bureau asks states for driving license records, which usually include citizenship data, and again sought information about beneficiaries of state support after the US Supreme Court blocked plans to include a citizenship issue in its population for 2020 The two approaches documented by The Associated Press alert civil rights activists. They warn that inaccuracies in state motor …

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Trump officials say children of some overseas service members are not automatically granted citizenship

The Trump administration said Wednesday that the children of some US-based US military personnel and government employees are no longer automatically considered United States citizens. United States of America. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has issued a policy revoking previous guidelines stating that children of US soldiers and other government officials abroad are considered "US resident" and automatically become citizens …

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The goal of the Trump administration is to make immigrants who rely on public support more difficult to obtain citizenship

Ken Cuccinelli, Acting Director of the US Citizenship and Immigration Department, holds a briefing in front of the camera in the White House. The Trump government announced that it would punish immigrants who could use or claim public benefits. (Reuters) Permitted immigrants using public services such as Medicaid, food stamps or housing subsidies could have a harder time, a Green …

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Thailand's former leader in exile and wanted in the homeland, receives Serbian citizenship

BANGKOK – Loved by Thailand's poor rural population, who was forced out of office and exiled after two years in exile, a former Thai prime minister, at least by name, has surfaced abroad on a Serbian government website. In a statement released on an official government website, former Thai leader Yingluck Shinawatra announced that she had been granted Serbian citizenship. …

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Trump Administration Changes US Citizenship Test: NPR

New citizens pledge allegiance at a naturalization ceremony in Oakland Park, Florida earlier this year. The Trump administration has announced that there will be changes to the US citizenship test. Wilfredo Lee / AP Hide Caption Switch caption Wilfredo Lee / AP New citizens pledge allegiance during a naturalization ceremony in Oakland Park, Florida, earlier this year. The Trump administration …

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