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jus sanguinis or jus soli.

Post by guitarplayer7694 » Wed 12.12.2007 12:19 pm

Which one does Japan recognize? For those who don't know jus sanguinis is "right of blood" meaning if your parents are of this citizenship so are you. Jus soli is "right of soil" meaning you are born there so you are a citizen there.

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RE: jus sanguinis or jus soli.

Post by two_heads_talking » Wed 12.12.2007 12:27 pm

I believe your question has been answered in another thread.. try the search and see what you find..

(edited because I simply can't spell today.)
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RE: jus sanguinis or jus soli.

Post by guitarplayer7694 » Wed 12.12.2007 12:39 pm

two_heads_talking wrote:
I believe your question has been answered in another thread.. try the search and see what you find..

(edited because I simply can't spell today.)
I tried and found nothing.

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RE: jus sanguinis or jus soli.

Post by Mike Cash » Wed 12.12.2007 12:45 pm

Japan is jus sanguinis. And it wasn't all that long ago that Japanese citizenship could only be passed through a Japanese father.
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Post by AJBryant » Wed 12.12.2007 12:52 pm

They changed that?

About damned time.


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RE: jus sanguinis or jus soli.

Post by guitarplayer7694 » Wed 12.12.2007 1:00 pm

I kinda thought it would be jus sanguinis, seeing how the Japanese put a lot of importance on family.

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Post by keatonatron » Thu 12.13.2007 5:09 am

There are many people of Korean descent who have lived and worked in Japan for 3 or 4 generations, and even though they only speak Japanese and hardly retain any of their Korean heritage, they are still officially foreigners -- they even have to register like the rest of us!

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RE: jus sanguinis or jus soli.

Post by Mike Cash » Thu 12.13.2007 8:56 am

guitarplayer7694 wrote:
I kinda thought it would be jus sanguinis, seeing how the Japanese put a lot of importance on family.
I believe that most of the world is jus sanguinis. Wikipedia tells us that very few nations take the jus soli approach.
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Post by keatonatron » Thu 12.13.2007 9:17 am

Mike Cash wrote:
I believe that most of the world is jus sanguinis. Wikipedia tells us that very few nations take the jus soli approach.
According to your link, wikipedia tells us nothing. :(

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Post by coco » Thu 12.13.2007 11:26 am

keatonatron wrote:
There are many people of Korean descent who have lived and worked in Japan for 3 or 4 generations, and even though they only speak Japanese and hardly retain any of their Korean heritage, they are still officially foreigners -- they even have to register like the rest of us!
They are called 特別永住者 ( a special permanent resident, not only korean), and it is not the same as general foreign residents. Some of them have been getting tax exemptions, it depends on the discretion of each municipality. Of course they can become Japanese citizens (get Japanese nationality) if they want to do so, and some of them did so. It depends on their policies.

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RE: jus sanguinis or jus soli.

Post by Mike Cash » Fri 12.14.2007 8:41 pm

keatonatron wrote:
Mike Cash wrote:
I believe that most of the world is jus sanguinis. Wikipedia tells us that very few nations take the jus soli approach.
According to your link, wikipedia tells us nothing. :(
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