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.
Elected officials and the media are in cahoots. Both have succumbed to a two-party system that treats voters not as independent thinkers, but as blind partisans.
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.
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.
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?
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".
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.
Africa’s soil crisis calls for quick and creative action. This includes deepening farmers' knowledge about soil microbes.
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 report recommends several welcome improvements to the government's citizenship-stripping bill. However, several important concerns remain.