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A step-by-step guide for moving to Canada and becoming a citizen there

Business Insider 25 Jun 2022
Before you go through the hassle of applying for citizenship or permanent residency, take a short quiz to see if you may already be Canadian ... The bar for citizenship is higher ... English and French ... You'll send along written documents with your application, but a citizenship officer will make the final call whether your English or French is up to snuff.
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Ukraine's foreign legion may be new, but the idea isn't

Beijing News 22 Jun 2022
The French model. The "Legion etrangère," or French Foreign Legion, is perhaps the world's most famous - and infamous - foreign legion ... Additionally, anyone wounded in action is "Francais par le sang verse," or "French by spilled blood," and can immediately apply for French citizenship.
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Illustrated plates serve up a helping of history

Santa Barbara News-Press 20 Jun 2022
These plates tell the story of an intrepid cast of soldiers, from the perspective of light French satire ... Men who had experienced the annexation of Alsace and Lorraine by Germany flocked to join the Foreign Legion so that they could retain French Citizenship ... French ebullience.
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Assange's family counts on Europe to block US extradition

The Manila Times 18 Jun 2022
Julian Assange's father and brother said on Friday (Saturday in Manila) they were counting on European lawmakers to stop the United Kingdom from extraditing the WikiLeaks founder to the United States, and welcomed a promise of citizenship by French leftist politician Jean-Luc Melenchon.
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Former Hotel Housekeeper Aims to Give French Workers a Voice

Voa News 18 Jun 2022
Kéké, who acquired French citizenship in 2015, knows she represents more than the face of her own campaign. If she wins a place in a Parliament dominated by white men, many of them holding jobs in senior management, it could represent a turning point in the National Assembly reflecting a more diverse cross-section of the French population.
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Ghislaine Maxwell's lawyers say she deserves leniency

Palm Beach Daily News 16 Jun 2022
Fact check. Ghislaine Maxwell scheduled to be sentenced in late June after sex trafficking conviction. Epstein case. Letter from ex-Palm Beach police chief ... The Oxford-educated Maxwell, 60, who holds U.S., British and French citizenships, was convicted in December of recruiting teenage girls for Epstein to sexually abuse from 1994 to 2004 ... ....
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Ghislaine Maxwell’s recommended prison sentence too harsh, lawyers say

Irish Independent 16 Jun 2022
In its final report, the probation department recommended the 20-year prison term, which would be a slight downward departure from what sentencing guidelines would otherwise call for, Maxwell’s lawyers said.The Oxford-educated Maxwell, 60, who holds US, British and ...
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Lawyers urge leniency at sentencing for Ghislaine Maxwell

Pittsburgh Tribune Review 16 Jun 2022
“Epstein was the mastermind, Epstein was the principal abuser, and Epstein orchestrated the crimes for his personal gratification,” the lawyers wrote ... The Oxford-educated Maxwell, 60, who holds U.S., British and French citizenships, was convicted in December of recruiting teenage girls for Epstein to sexually abuse from 1994 to 2004 ... Dr.
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Dominica increases Geothermal Energy Capabilities to Reach Climate Resiliency Goals

Kentucky New Era 15 Jun 2022
Economic Diversification Fund proceeds from the country’s Citizenship by Investment (CBI) Programme are also providing part of the funding ... It will also provide electricity to the French islands of Guadeloupe and Martinique, which in turn will encourage foreign exchange. About Dominica’s Citizenship by Investment Programme.
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French Senate explores new statute for New Caledonia

RNZ 14 Jun 2022
The challenge is for both New Caledonia's leaders and the French government to reconcile these two positions in a new arrangement ... The Noumea Accord created a New Caledonian citizenship, bestowed to indigenous Kanaks and French citizens who by 1998 had lived in New Caledonia for at least ten years.
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‘Been offered to them’ – Journalist says Newcastle can get ‘lethal’ star for £20m cheaper

Caughtoffside 14 Jun 2022
Diaby, 22, joined Bayer Leverkusen from PSG back in 2019 and since then, the Mali-born winger, who also has French citizenship, has gone on to feature in 124 matches, in all competitions, directly contributing to 72 goals along the way ... MORE. Exclusive. When Darwin Nunez to Liverpool transfer will be officially announced More Stories / Latest News ... .
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Ghislaine Maxwell wants to transfer from ‘disgrace’ US prison to ‘far superior’ UK one: family

New York Post 13 Jun 2022
Maxwell, who holds American, French and British citizenship, would then need to spend the first three years in a US prison before being able to apply to return to the UK, the paper noted ... close friend told The Times of London of the madam who has citizenship in all three nations.
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Ghislaine Maxwell wants to serve sex trafficking prison sentence in UK, family says

Yahoo Daily News 13 Jun 2022
British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell, right, was convicted in the US of helping Jeffrey Epstein, left, sexually abuse teenage girls (PA Media) ... She is set to be sentenced later this month. It is certain that Ms Maxwell is facing many years in jail ... Moving to a UK prison would bring Ms Maxwell, who holds US, UK, and French citizenship, closer to family.
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Language of Canadian migration spells 's-k-i-l-l-s'

The Manila Times 12 Jun 2022
Canada, on the other hand, sets an immigrant-selection system that puts a premium on young applicants with skills, education, work experience and proficiency — in English and French or vice versa. The Immigration, Refugees, Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has two pipelines for intending immigrants just like the US does — employment class and family class.

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