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An Overview of Jus Soli Citizenship

Jus Soli Citizenship: Why Should Chinese Birth Tourists Have All the Fun? Jus Soli is the concept that someone obtains citizenship of a country simply by being born inside its borders. The legal concept is predominant in the “New World” (read: North America, Latin America) as countries tried to build up their populations with immigrants […]

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Bridge over the Congo between the Democratic Republic of Congo and the Central African Republic

Second Passports

There have been more and more stories circulating about Americans giving up their US passports due to increasingly onerous regulations affecting them even if they are abroad. One of the prerequisites to giving up a US passport is to hold the citizenship of another country. In this context I wanted to give a quick rundown […]

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Brooklyn Bridge, New York

Expat Trends

During the later half of the 20th century, expatriation was dominated by professionals sent by their employers to foreign subsidiaries or headquarters. Starting at the end of the 20th century globalization created a global market for skilled professionals and leveled the income of skilled professionals relative to cost of living while the income differences of […]

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