citizenship

10 things everyone should know about the UK

A Life in the UK handbook, which will form the basis of the new 'Britishness test' for immigrants who want to become UK citizens, has been published by a government advisory board.

2005 Home Office Citizenship Survey

The survey has found that rates of volunteering and participation generally have increased since 2001, but in most cases have remained unchanged over the last two years.

British By Descent

British Citizenship and Good Character/Criminality

In December 2012, the UK Border Agency (UKBAUnited Kingdom Border Agency - government body overseeing visas and immigration) changed the rules relating to good character when applying for naturalisation. Previously, convictions spent under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act need not be disclosed. However, it is now the case that all convictions or character issues must be disclosed on the application form.

Immigration Minister explains UK citizenship tests

For many of us, being able to call ourselves a British citizen is something that we take for granted.

Meet the new Brits

Since citizenship ceremonies were launched in February, British nationality has been bestowed on 31,000 immigrants to the UK.

Persons Granted British Citizenship, 2004 statistics

Applications for British citizenship fell by 8 per cent in 2004 to 135,085 (paragraph 1).

What to do if your child has claims to both UK and US citizenship

Qualifying for US citizenship if the child is born abroad after 1986:

You can stay but we're sending your 18-year-old daughter back

She is an unworldy, vulnerable teenager who cannot cook or drive and admits that she is "still a child".

 


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