The House Gang of Eight immigration plan, expected to be released in early June, will also contain a path to citizenship.
Jews of Sephardic origin were protected by a law of 1924 that granted them Spanish citizenship.
Born in Los Angeles with dual French and American citizenship, she swam before she walked.
There could hardly be a more perfect emblem of each side's attitude toward this allegedly sacred right of citizenship.
Immigration reform means a path to citizenship for people who came here illegally.
At stated intervals they were to be released, one by one, and restored to citizenship.
They had long pleaded for an equality of citizenship with men, but had pleaded in vain.
It is the cradle of children, the nursery of mutual affection, and the training-school for citizenship in the community.
citizenship is the American ideal; and it has never been the English ideal.
But participation in this sacrifice was itself the very test and essence of citizenship.
the rights and privileges of a citizen in distinction from a foreigner (Luke 15:15; 19:14; Acts 21:39). Under the Mosaic law non-Israelites, with the exception of the Moabites and the Ammonites and others mentioned in Deut. 23:1-3, were admitted to the general privileges of citizenship among the Jews (Ex. 12:19; Lev. 24:22; Num. 15:15; 35:15; Deut. 10:18; 14:29; 16:10, 14). The right of citizenship under the Roman government was granted by the emperor to individuals, and sometimes to provinces, as a favour or as a recompense for services rendered to the state, or for a sum of money (Acts 22:28). This "freedom" secured privileges equal to those enjoyed by natives of Rome. Among the most notable of these was the provision that a man could not be bound or imprisoned without a formal trial (Acts 22:25, 26), or scourged (16:37). All Roman citizens had the right of appeal to Caesar (25:11).