govt-attache wrote:I got my UK citizenship back - based on a loophole in the law (and not by virtue of whether my country of birth allowed me to recover it, having once renounced it).
what loophole is that? One which states "if, after having renounced citizenship, said person does not become a citizen of the a third country within 6 months, he or she shall be deemed to have remained a (british) citizen".
here's the rub;
Taiwan law makes it physically impossible to become a citizen after having renounced your original citizenship, within 6 months. The fastest you can do it is 1 year. Ergo, after 6 months, you can regain (british) citizenship. I'd be willing to bet other countries also have this law.
C'mon all you would-be duals, exploit the xenophobia inherent in the system to work in your favour!Conclusion: get a decent immigration lawyer, and find out if your own country has such a "6 months claw-back" law.
Abacus wrote:What benefits do you want that something like an APRC doesn't offer? I know there are benefits but what specifically are you after?
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