India's current citizenship policies alter the constitutional notion of citizenship and use it as a proxy for national belonging in othering minorities.
The case grappled with the deeper question of whether Indigenous Australians can be considered aliens and therefore excluded from the state.
Refugee legislation introduced after the end of apartheid was lauded as being progressive. But implementation has fallen short of international standards.
Simulating some experiences of immigrant life can help nonimmigrants learn to understand, and even trust, people from other countries more.
If upheld, a federal court ruling would solidify birthright citizenship as the law of the land, and overturn more than a century of federal refusal to grant American Samoans citizenship status.
India has been working to expel or repress Muslim minorities. Nearly two million residents of India’s eastern state of Assam are at risk of losing citizenship.
Many want to come to the United States, as an asylee, a migrant or a citizen. But those journeys have become more complicated.
As new citizenship law will further discriminate against people on religious basis in India's north-eastern Assam, local activists are uniting across the region to help distressed residents.
Dozens of Muslim-majority countries are asking the UN's International Criminal Court to investigate and prosecute a 2017 massacre in Myanmar that killed an estimated 10,000 Rohingya Muslims.
The ability to remove an Indigenous person from their traditional country shows how Australia is still asserting colonial power over the identity of its First Peoples.
Many women, Muslims and members of oppressed castes in India lack government-issued ID. Yet these documents may soon be required to prove their citizenship.
DNA testing gives limited information about whether people are likely to be related. But even if we overcame the many practical and legal hurdles to implementing it, what's the point?
As the gilets noirs seek the right to remain in France, there is an echo from history regarding the challenge they face.
The backlog in naturalization applications has ballooned to more than 700,000. Wait times have doubled in the last three years.
For children born in the shadows of overseas US military bases to local women, their citizenship status has long been contested.
When the standard evidence of identity isn't enough to justify an Australian citizenship, DNA tests are requested.
Applying for British citizenship or settled status is a way for EU nationals to 'take back control' over their lives.
On August 31, the final list of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) for the state of Assam, along the India-Bangladesh border will decide upon the future of millions of people in the state.
Why do people readily accept potentially unjust decisions by their government?
India recently revoked a special provision that ended the autonomy of the state of Jammu and Kashmir. Here's the history of the constitutional provision, Article 370.