Dual Citizenship

Dual Citizenship by Descent Italian Style – Doing the Genealogy-Italiano Mambo

Posted by on Aug 12, 2013 in Ancestry Research, Dual Citizenship, Family History, Genealogy, Genealogy Research, Immigration Research, Italian Genealogy | 0 comments

Dual Citizenship by Descent Italian Style – Doing the Genealogy-Italiano Mambo

How many of you have seen the commercials in which Americans spot the new Italian Immigrants arriving on U.S. shores . . . only to find the newcomers are Fiat automobiles? Well, if you were to position yourself on the borders of Italy, you may very well see an influx of U.S. visitors, as well – but in this case, of the people variety. Dual citizenship by descent is more popular than ever, and Italy makes it possible for U.S. citizens to achieve Italian citizenship through several avenues. For this article, I'll be delving into dual citizenship by descent with Italy, also known as jure sanguinis (Latin for "continuity of blood"). Whether you have a parent, grandparent, or a great-grandfather who was an Italian – you, too, are Italian by jure sanguinis. As the centuries-old Italian proverb says, Il sangue non e acqua - blood is thicker than water.

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French Dual Citizenship by Jus Sanguinis – Part Trois

Posted by on Jun 10, 2013 in Dual Citizenship, Genealogy, Genealogy Research | 0 comments

French Dual Citizenship by Jus Sanguinis – Part Trois

Currently, 27 countries of the European Union (EU) are united in their policy of jus sanguinis (birthright by blood). A short list of countries that recognize dual citizenship based on descent include Belgium, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Portugal, and the United Kingdom. France, which only started allowing dual citizenship in 1973, recognizes citizenship laws by both jus sanguinis, as well as jus soli (territorial birthright). Recent changes in legislation concerning nationality, as well as the added language barrier, make achieving French dual citizenship no easy task.

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Irish Dual Citizenship by Descent – Your Ancestors’ Eyes Are Smiling

Posted by on Feb 26, 2013 in Ancestry Research, Dual Citizenship, Genealogy, Genealogy Research, Irish Genealogy | 0 comments

Irish Dual Citizenship by Descent – Your Ancestors’ Eyes Are Smiling

For those of you who have considered Irish dual citizenship through marriage, but have, for whatever reason, turned down proposals by Colin Farrell and Liam Neeson, you're going to have to find another way to honor your Irish family heritage. Dare I suggest pursuing Irish dual citizenship by descent, also known as jus sanguinis, Latin for "law of blood," or roughly translated further as, "You are considered Irish if your parents or grandparents were Irish." Does this strike a chord? Are you interested in finding who your ancestors were in Ireland? Irish genealogy starts by tracing ancestry, and because Irish genealogy is not always easy, RecordClick is going to get you started on the road to the Emerald Isle. If you get lost . . . RecordClick's genealogical researchers will help you find your way.

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Erin Genealogy Go Bragh – Irish Ancestry Research Forever

Posted by on Jan 16, 2013 in Ancestry Research, Dual Citizenship, Family Tree, Genealogy Research, Irish Genealogy | 2 comments

Erin Genealogy Go Bragh – Irish Ancestry Research Forever

My sister has a great saying, "It's never as good as you think it will be, and it is never as bad." Well, the same can be said about Irish genealogy research, "It's never as easy as you think it will be, and it's never as difficult." Whether your goal is to trace your Irish ancestry and map your Irish genealogy; obtain dual Irish-American citizenship based on jus sanguinis (law by blood), or you crave a Certificate of Irish Heritage, your ability to research your Irish ancestry is now easier than ever. Some genealogical researchers would love to scare you witless about delving into your Irish genealogy. Record Click would like you to know that you can definitely make substantial headway on researching your Irish family tree - with or without genealogical services. Here's how. . .

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Dual Citizenship by Jus Sanguinis – Part Deux

Posted by on Oct 29, 2012 in Dual Citizenship, Genealogy | 2 comments

Dual Citizenship by Jus Sanguinis – Part Deux

There are several different ways to acquire dual citizenship, one of which is descent from a parent or grandparent. In my article titled Jus Sanguinis or Jus Soli – Are You a Candidate for Dual Citizenship?, I delved into the principle of citizenship by descent, also known as jus sanguinis (law of blood), focusing on Italy and Ireland. For the purposes of this article, I will be focusing on those EU countries, other than Ireland and Italy, which allow dual citizenship based on descent – in particular, those countries with the least amount of requirements.

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Jus Sanguinis or Jus Soli – Are You a Candidate for Dual Citizenship?

Posted by on Sep 29, 2012 in Dual Citizenship, Genealogy, Genealogy Research, Irish Genealogy, Italian Genealogy | 4 comments

Jus Sanguinis or Jus Soli – Are You a Candidate for Dual Citizenship?

There are two major principles on which countries base their citizenship requirements: jus sanguinis (right of blood, aka jure sanguinis, by which a child acquires the nationality of his/her parents) and jus soli (the automatic and unrestricted right to citizenship by territorial birth). Your nationality may depend on the blood that courses through your veins, in what territory you took your first breath, or a combination of the two. You may be a dual citizen of a foreign country and not even know it. What better countries to start with than Ireland and Italy.

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