75,000 children in Iran to gain nationality under new law

75,000 children in Iran to gain nationality under new law

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, welcomes the Government of the Islamic Republic of Iran’s move to give nationality to thousands of children born to Iranian mothers and non-Iranian fathers. According to the Government of Iran, nearly 75,000 children at risk of becoming...
UNHCR urges states to end limbo for stateless people by 2024

UNHCR urges states to end limbo for stateless people by 2024

11 Nov. 2020 – COVID-19 is worsening the plight of millions of stateless people worldwide, UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi warned today.  Marking the sixth anniversary of UNHCR’s #IBelong Campaign, aimed at ending statelessness by 2024, Grandi...
UNHCR welcomes Dominican Republic move on citizenship

UNHCR welcomes Dominican Republic move on citizenship

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, welcomes a decision by the Dominican Republic to allow the naturalization of around 750 people born and raised in the country who were previously deprived of citizenship due to the immigration status of their parents.

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