EWSI Special Feature 2012/03: Access to Nationality for Third-country Nationals
Issued on 20/11/2012
Choosing the topic of access to nationality was inspired by recent developments in Member States’ naturalisation policies as well as recurrent references to access to nationality and citizenship in recent electoral campaigns. The conditions for access to nationality of the Member States are regulated under the national laws, but acquisition of a Member State's nationality automatically entails acquisition of Union citizenship, to which an additional set of rights is attached. Moreover, access to nationality may have an impact on migrants' integration into the receiving society and is therefore of interest also for the EU cooperation on integration.
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