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Heather Alexander
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Israeli Court Moves to Denationalize Terror Suspect
http://www.haaretz.com/opinion/editorial/1.805644 In the latest move by a government to denationalize a terrorist suspect, Israel has revoked the citizenship of a man accused of ramming a car into civilians. As the author of the article points out, there ar...

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Break out the Skull Measuring Tool: Trump Moves to Restrict Legal Immigration
The loss of the 2016 election will perhaps be felt most acutely by immigrants and those related to immigrants, which encompasses an enormous portion of the US population. We lost bigly, folks, we lost bigly. While Trump has failed so far to carry out many o...

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Statelessness roundup - July and Aug 2017
It's been a busy few months in the world of statelessness research. UNHCR's most recent report on the iBelong campaign is out. The Organization of American States (OAS) has put out new legal guidelines on various aspects of ending statelessness. The Europea...

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The Narrative of the "Ungrateful Refugee"
Today's Washington Post ran an article about asylum-seekers suing the German government for the backlog, delays and denied claims that have clogged the court system since the crisis began. The title says it all: "In Germany, Merkel welcomed hundreds of thou...

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Nationality and Statelessness Monthly Roundup: July 2017
Starting this month, I am beginning a monthly roundup of news about nationality, citizenship and statelessness. Here are a few articles from around the world this month: In the UK, the debate over EU citizenship rages on , with the government's approach com...

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The US War on Resettlement?
Today, the US State Department issued its guidelines to comply with the Supreme Court's ruling on Trump's travel ban. The Court had ruled that immigrants from the 6 banned countries and all refugees must now prove a bona fide relationship with the United St...

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