Peter Dutton says he would like to see criteria tightened to deny citizenship to those who have not integrated into Australia.
The most important benefit of citizenship for migrants is the sense of inclusion and acceptance into their adopted community.
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China's hukou system is a relic of the Mao era – and it's holding the nation's rural population back.
Imagine a world in which the people of California and London shared common citizenship but needed a visa to go to Florida or Cornwall.
Paul Keating put the idea of a new flag, shorn of any traces of the Union Jack, on the political agenda.
By the end of 1992, Paul Keating had done more than anyone to place on the political agenda issues of national identity that had been either dead or dormant for years.
Tunde Jaji with his old teacher and the mayor of Bournemouth.
Ten years ago as a BBC special correspondent Kurt Barling broke the story of a teenager who had been abused as a domestic servant. Now he reports on what happened next.
The attorney-general holds a largely political office, sitting in cabinet and often holding other portfolios.
Regardless of where the truth lies, we now have an extraordinary position where Australia's two law officers are in conflict.
But it's not clear what proof of permanent right to reside will mean after Brexit.
Much of academic philosophy, even on the African continent, is openly and unashamedly in love with the idea of the West as destiny.
Democracy can only work if students realise the importance of active citizenship, but citizenship education has lost its way under David Cameron’s government.
UK schools introduced citizenship education in 2002, but early gains have been reversed. The state of democracy and the Brexit vote suggest the need for informed citizens has never been greater.
An extra £1.2 billion of public money is going to a volunteering scheme for teenagers.
Does Britain have a dress code?
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The debate surrounding Muslims and citizenship entrenches discrimination.
Activist in the making.
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A new study of young Belgians shows the power of a political education.
Most Australians are unlikely to be able to describe the doctrine of the separation of powers, but they’re quick to assert their liberties under the rubric of a ‘fair go’.
The government’s uncontested assessment of national interest and security often trumps the rule of domestic and international law, as well as Australia’s obligations under human rights treaties.
The government’s citizenship-stripping bill passed on the final parliamentary sitting day of 2015.
If we are content to sanction, disapprove and respond to sole nationals committing terror-related offences without revoking their citizenship, why is revocation necessary for dual nationals?
Yes, universities need to produce good scientists - but their graduates should be good citizens, too.
University protests in South Africa have showed that the countries students are hungry for real change. This desire can be harnessed to create a generation of "citizen scholars".
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull meets with his Malaysian counterpart Najib Razak on the sidelines of the ASEAN summit in Kuala Lumpur.
Federal cabinet's national security committee meets on Monday, as Malcolm Turnbull continues to resist pressure from the Liberal right to make Peter Dutton a permanent member of it.
The government’s revised citizenship-stripping bill improves upon the original proposal in a number of ways.
The government's revised citizenship-stripping bill adopted all recommendations made by a parliamentary committee. But it's still no certainty to survive a High Court challenge.
A parliamentary committee has reported on the government’s proposed citizenship revocation laws.
A parliamentary committee report recommends several welcome improvements to the government's citizenship-stripping bill. However, several important concerns remain.
The message that terrorism is exceptional and egregious will be compromised if the current citizenship revocation bill becomes law.
Multiple concerns have been raised about the citizenship-stripping bill's inattention to human rights, its differential impact upon dual and sole nationals, and its potential application to persons who commit relatively minor crimes.
What kind of Europe will his future hold?
It's an uphill battle to teach British schoolchildren about EU citizenship.