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Israel: Revocation of Citizenship

(Sept. 8, 2008) On July 28, 2008, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed the Nationality Law (Amendment No. 9, 5768-2008). The amendment regulates the revocation of Israeli citizenship in cases specified by law. The main significance of the amendment is the transfer of the authority to revoke citizenship from the Minister of Interior to the Court […]

Uganda: New Law to Allow Dual Citizenship

(Aug. 28, 2008) On August 17, 2008, the Ugandan Citizenship and Immigration Control (Amendment) Bill of 2008 was introduced on the floor of the Ugandan Parliament. The bill will give effect to the Constitution (Amendment) Act (No. 2) of 2005, which allows acquisition of dual citizenship. This bill permits Ugandan citizens 18 years and older […]

Mexico: Law on National Symbols Amended

(Mar. 2, 2008) An amendment to Mexico's Law on the Coat of Arms, the Flag, and the National Anthem that was passed in January of 2008 mandates that under no circumstances may a reproduction of the coat of arms of the nation be altered or changed. Although the coat of arms may be used on […]