Refugees Married to Kenyan Citizens Seek Citizenship Rights

Published: 13/Juil/2023
Source: VOA

Rights groups in Kenya are campaigning for refugees married to Kenyans to obtain citizenship. The Kenyan Constitution allows foreign nationals married to Kenyans to register for citizenship after seven years of marriage. But they must have residency status to apply, and this policy locks out refugees. Juma Majanga reports from the Dadaab refugee camps


Themes: Discrimination, Naturalisation et le mariage, Ethnique/Raciale/Religieuse, Nationalité des réfugiés
Regions: Kenya
Year: 2023