Liberia reverses longtime ban on dual citizenship

Published: 25/Jul/2022
Source: Africanews / AFP

Liberia has allowed dual citizenship, reversing a longtime ban viewed by some as hypocritical as many elites secretly held US citizenship.

The bill, signed into law by President George Weah Friday and confirmed Sunday by AFP, had passed both the House of Representatives and the Senate Tuesday.

It amends the West African state’s nationality law, allowing Liberians to remain citizens after acquiring a second nationality.

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Themes: Dual Nationality
Regions: Liberia
Year: 2022