All you need to know about Liberia’s new dual citizenship law

Published: 27/Juil/2022
Source: Al Jazeera

The law, which ends a 1973 ban on dual nationality, is partly due to extensive campaigning by Liberians in the diaspora.

By Dounard Bondo

Liberia’s president has signed into law a bill that amends the country’s alien and nationality law.

The new law, signed last Friday, permits dual citizenship by allowing Liberians to hold on to their citizenship after acquiring a second nationality. Also significant is that it allows individuals to claim Liberian citizenship through their mothers.

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Themes: Double Nationalité, Discrimination, Sexuelle, Ethnique/Raciale/Religieuse
Regions: Libéria
Year: 2022