In this blogpost, Bronwen Manby discusses difficulties concerning the collection of statelessness statistics, focusing in particular on the efforts of the UN Statistical Commission to develop International Recommendations on Statelessness Statistics (IROSS).
In this blogpost, Timothy Jacob-Owens discusses the UK Supreme Court decision in PRCBC, comparing the ruling with earlier case law and considering some wider institutional factors which may help to explain the outcome.
In this blogpost, Els de Graauw discusses New York City’s recently enacted law to restore local voting rights for noncitizens. She contextualises this city law by situating it in the history of noncitizen voting in the United States and by comparing it to other recently adopted initiatives that advance urban citizenship in New York City.
In this blogpost, Rachel Pougnet discusses the proposed citizenship deprivation powers under Clause 9 of the Nationality and Borders Bill in the context of limited constitutional safeguards in the UK.
Chile’s 2021 Immigration Law creates a new regulatory and institutional framework for immigration to the country. This blog post explores the implications of Chile’s 2021 Immigration Law for the prevention and elimination of statelessness, nationalisation of resident foreigners, and electoral rights.
In this blog post, Solomon Oseghale Momoh summarises his PhD research on the gaps in the nationality law and policy of Nigeria, with a particular focus on safeguards for people exposed to the risk of statelessness. Momoh emphasises the need to transpose the 1954 Convention Relating to the Status of Stateless Persons into domestic law and, crucially, the need for Nigeria to develop a statelessness determination procedure.
The nationality provisions in the Nationality and Borders Bill, currently progressing through the UK Parliament, are, with one exception, broadly progressive as they aim to rectify historic injustices and discrimination, contrasting with other parts of the Bill, which have been widely condemned. This blog post explains the background to and effects of the nationality clauses.
This blog articles introduces the ISI Global Seminar Series on Citizenship Stripping, which aim to unpack and understand the background of and problems around deprivation of nationality. Each of the Seminars presents a different perspective by key experts on the issue, and is accompanied by a Lecture & Debate Kit.