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]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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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In this Part, I show how the jus sanguinis provisions in the Nationality Act of 1940 codified many of the gendered and racialized practices of early twentieth-century administrators, including restrictions on citizenship transmission from fathers to their nonmarital children.
Most European countriesand many other countriesrely on jus sanguinis as the foundation for citizenship.
republican model of jus soli citizenship than the ascriptive jus sanguinis.
The transmission of Japanese citizenship follows the principle of jus sanguinis (by parentage).
France, like many other countries, transmits nationality through jus sanguinis (the law of the blood) to children of French nationals or through jus soli (the law of the soil) to those born in France.
Justice Carpio and De Castro said she's stateless because we follow the rule of jus sanguinis (right of blood).
Even a brief analysis of the United States's welcoming treatment of children born to American soldiers and their European "war brides" during World War II--and its resistance to marriages between American soldiers and their Asian girlfriends during that war, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War--demonstrates an essential point: the limitations on father-child jus sanguinis citizenship for nonmarital children continued to be used to exclude nonwhite children from citizenship and thus served a racially nativist nation-building project.
This is true even though the great majority of undocumented persons in the United States themselves come from jus soli nations with jus sanguinis traditions governing births outside of the country.
Debunking the Racist Myth: Immigration, Jus Sanguinis, and Ascriptive National Identity.
Sereno said only eight of 189 countries use blood relationship or jus sanguinis as the sole basis for determining citizenship.
The award of nationality to prevent statelessness for children born within a nation is now an international standard, widely adhered to in jus sanguinis nations as well as in countries that have limited the reach of jus soli.
Although migrants' supposed lack of "genuine connection" to Ireland was used as a justification to abolish jus soli, those of Irish descent born outside of Ireland could still acquire citizenship through jus sanguinis for up to two generations.