• CITIZENSHIP RIGHTS
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    CITIZENSHIP RIGHTS

    A citizen is defined as a legal member of a state with full constitutional or legal rights in the country in which he or she resides. He enjoys certain rights and privileges and owes certain responsibilities and obligations to the state.   WAYS OF ACQUIRING CITIZENSHIP By birth: A person is a citizen by birth if either of his parents, mother or father is a citizen of a country. By naturalization: Somebody can become a citizen of a country where he lives through naturalization. This is possible if he can satisfy the constitutional requirements for naturalization. Marriage or registration: If a woman is married to a person of another nationality,…

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