“There is no more important title in our democracy than Australian citizen,” prime minister Malcolm Turnbull says in Canberra.
SWITZERLAND POLITICS: Voters Approve Making it Easier For Third-Generation Immigrants to Get Citizenship
Around a quarter of neutral Switzerland’s population is foreign, a relatively high rate in comparison with other countries that make it easier for the children and grandchildren of immigrants to be naturalised.
Australian Islamic State fighter Khaled Sharrouf has become the country’s first dual nationality individual to be stripped of Australian citizenship under anti-terrorism laws.
Justice Mordecai Bromberg said there was no explanation why applications by the men, referred to by the initials F and G, sat in a “complex cases” queue.
USA POLITICS: Trump Declares: ‘There Is No Global Flag, Currency, Citizenship. We Will Be United As Americans’
Trumps says, “From now on it is going to be: America First. Never anyone again will any other interests come before the interest of the American people.”
Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed an order to give Russian citizenship to U.S. actor Steven Seagal, the Kremlin said.
Barbara Drozdowicz says, “We are quite positive that everything will be fine, but on the other hand there is a high level of anxiety.”
The ex-Ukip leader Nigel Farage, who has a German wife, was spotted in a queue at the embassy in London.
Modern democracies can only survive and flourish as open societies.
Steven Seagal has praised Serbia’s government on his visits there and pledged to do “everything possible to promote Serbia” worldwide.
“There is a very significant penalty to pay if people are involved in terrorist activities and they’re a dual national,” said Peter Dutton.