jus sanguinis

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jus sanguinis

(Law) law the principle that a person's nationality at birth is the same as that of his or her natural parents. Compare jus soli
[Latin, literally: law of blood]

jus′ san′gui•nis

(ˈsæŋ gwə nɪs)

the principle that the country of nationality of a child is determined by the country of nationality of the parents.
[1900–05; < Latin: right of blood]
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Noun1.jus sanguinis - the principle that a person's nationality at birth is the same as that of his natural parents
judicial doctrine, judicial principle, legal principle - (law) a principle underlying the formulation of jurisprudence
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
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This does not mean that race was the only factor that informed officials' interpretation of the jus sanguinis citizenship statute, or the application of the Guyer rule.
Some states' regimes are based primarily on the principle of jus soli (birth in the territory of the state), others on jus sanguinis (birth to a citizen parent, whether in or outside the state's territory); many combine elements of the two.
Japan follows jus sanguinis generating problems because the nation did not provide nationality to children born between Japanese mothers and non-Japanese fathers before 1984 or to the children born between unmarried couples of non-Japanese mothers and Japanese fathers before 2008.
com explains, "We were getting a lot of calls from customers who needed legal documentation for certain ancestry situations, such as heir and beneficiary proof, adoption confirmation, requirements for dual citizenship by jus sanguinis, and other immigration corroboration.
4) Conversely, jus sanguinis (law of blood) refers to citizenship that is maintained through blood lineage and passed on from one generation to the next.
Meaney's flagging of this sequence is extremely interesting in the context of the 2004 referendum on Irish citizenship in which seventy-nine percent of the electorate endorsed a shift from jus soli, in which birth on Irish soil was enough to guarantee Irish citizenship, to jus sanguinis, in which Irish citizenship is determined by a child's parents' citizenship.
citizen under jus sanguinis, since his mother was an American citizen.
It is therefore difficult to tell which is the exact nature of this strange concept of citizenship, which does not appear to be subject to any German national tradition of jus sanguinis, or to the French one of the civic citizenship, but which combines both of them, competing the state sovereignty to edict on its citizens and claiming from it as it is defined by the rules of each Member State to determine citizenship.
On the basis of documents presented by Maria Venus Raj, it is well established that she was born to a Filipino mother, and following the jus sanguinis rule on matters of citizenship acquisition, she is a Filipino citizen who is entitled to a Philippine passport," reports quoted the committee as saying in its decision.
He notes that most countries define citizenship either by jus sanguinis (right of the blood), or jus soli (right of the soil).
He also hopes to provide guidance to Palestinian policy makers regarding the substantive provisions of any future nationality legislation regarding: the treatment of previous nationality legislation which had been valid in Palestine, the jus sanguinis and jus soli bases of a new nationality law, naturalization by residence, the recovery of Palestinian nationality for those displaced in 1948, and the nationality of women and children.