The 1993 Méhaignerie Law required children born in France of foreign parents to request French nationality at adulthood, rather than being automatically accorded citizenship. This "manifestation of will" requirement was subsequently abrogated by the Guigou Law of 1998, but children born in France of foreign parents remain foreign until obtaining legal majority.
Children born in France to tourists or short-term visitors do not acquire French citizenship by virtue of birth in France: residency must be proven. Since immigration became increasingly a political theme in the 1980s, albeit accompanied by a lower immigration rate (see Demographics in France), both left-wing and right-wing governments have issued several laws restricting the possibilities of being naturalized.
... candidates in the French-speaking province of Quebec ... The party says it will introduce a bill making sufficient French-language knowledge a condition for granting Canadian citizenship to immigrants in Quebec, and it has also called for no interference from Ottawa on Quebec laws.
... the French-speaking province’s interests at the federal level ... The party says it will introduce a bill to make knowing sufficient French a condition for granting Canadian citizenship to new immigrants in Quebec, saying the French language is in decline and must be protected.
The Conversation A prestigious, private school in Pretoria, South Africa, recently became a site of protest ... However, it does not always translate well to these new contexts ... In France ‘white privilege’ could be perceived as provocative because it challenges the French universalist narrative and the modern conception of citizenship and a common will.
She has been the subject of controversy and is not even French-born, but the current resident of the Hotel de Ville – the official home of Paris’ mayor – will now throw her hat into the ring for the nation’s presidency ...Hidalgo was born in San Fernando in Alusia, Spain, but now holds both French and Spanish citizenship ... .
More On. france ...France grants expedited citizenship to COVID-19 frontline workers. French doctors demand protection from death threats at work ... government has canceled an agreement to buy at least 100 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine from the French pharmaceutical startup Valneva after alleging that the company breached its contract obligations ... .
Around 12,000 people — including doctors, nurses, cleaning staff, cashiers and garbage collectors — have just become French, under a special fast-track citizenship program for workers standing on the front line of the battle against COVID-19 ... .
Marlene Schiappa, junior interior minister in charge of citizenship said that over 16,000 people had applied for a French passport over the past year under a special fast track scheme that allowed workers in essential ... In 2020, a total of 61,371 people acquired French citizenship.
Marlène Schiappa, the French minister who oversees citizenship matters, said in a statement. “These frontline workers have served the nation. It is only natural that the nation should embrace them.” ... .
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The 31-year-old, who has French citizenship but grew up in Belgium, is accused of playing a key logistical role in the attacks ... was shot dead by French police in a siege a week later ... During questioning by a French magistrate in 2018 he justified terror attacks on France saying.