There is a risk that if Australian citizenship is too hard to attain, it will create a two-tier system of permanent residency.
Different EU countries have different rules about who can have dual nationality.
If you have an Irish granny, a spare €650,000 to spend in Malta, or a hankering for a new villa in Cyprus, then EU citizenship is within reach.
After Brexit, we need inclusive conversations.
In the face of recent political events in Britain and America, sci-fi imaginings of the 'citizens of the future' have taken on a new resonance.
In the face of planetary problems such as climate change, does national citizenship lose its meaning?
MPs rejected an amendment to the Article 50 Bill that would guarantee the residency of EU citizens in the UK.
The logic behind building a wall is centuries old. But can concrete solve the complex problems the U.S. is facing today?
The most important benefit of citizenship for migrants is the sense of inclusion and acceptance into their adopted community.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The debate surrounding Muslims and citizenship entrenches discrimination.
A new study of young Belgians shows the power of a political education.