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The Refugee Crisis From a Social Choice Perspective

Over the last few months, we’ve been seeing an increase in media coverage of the plight of refugees and migrants trying to make the journey to Western Europe. 819 more words

Citizenship

Is Australia A Multicultural Country Or A Country With Multiple Cultures?

Stranger: “What nationality are you?”

Me: “Australian”. 

Stranger: “No, I mean what nationality are you really? As in where were you born?”

Me: “Oh, you must mean my heritage?” 618 more words

Philosophy

Citizenship - Differences Among Visible Minorities

A recent Twitter enquiry asked what percentage of visible minorities are also Canadian citizens. The overall answer is 78.3 percent, but that question provoked me to prepare the following chart showing the differences between different groups: 135 more words

Citizenship

Iran’s Surprising New Foreign Legion

Ironic. Follows US approach of granting preference to those who serve in the military, which Canada also adopted in the 2014 Citizenship Act changes:

Proposed amendments to Iran’s Civil Code under the name “Facilitating Naturalization of non-Iranian Veterans, Warriors and Elites” will offer citizenship to foreigners who join Iranian military units—be it border patrol, militias confronting the so-called “Islamic State” in Iraq and Syria, groups involved with public order operations, or any of Iran’s less “official” military initiatives, including support for Hezbollah in Lebanon.

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Citizenship

American in America: Who Qualifies?

I was born speaking Spanish. My mother spoke to me exclusively in Spanish, her native language, and so did her relatives who lived with us. At some point, probably when I started school, English became my dominant language. 537 more words

Americanism

Citizenship Preparation Classes

The East Hampton Library will be having citizenship preparation classes weekly on Tuesday evenings from 5:30-6:45 PM

            Call (631) 324-0222 ext. 3 to register

La Biblioteca de East Hampton va a tener clases de preparación Ciudadano semanales los martes por la tarde de 5: 30-6: 45 PM… 6 more words