Dr. Pailey: Dual Citizenship Bill Must Explicitly State Obligations of Dual Citizens

Published: 25/Apr/2016
Source: The Bush Chicken

London-based Liberian scholar Robtel Neajai Pailey held a lecture at the University of Liberia’s main campus last Wednesday to present the findings of her doctoral research on dual citizenship and nationality.

Her 350-paged thesis, which is titled, “The Love of Liberty Divided Us Here? Factors Leading to the Introduction and Postponement in Passage of Liberia’s Dual Citizenship Bill,” studied the various constructions and practices of Liberian citizenship throughout history. Pailey’s effort was particularly geared at understanding public opinion and sentiments regarding the 2008 dual citizenship bill sponsored by four senators, including Jewel Howard Taylor.

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Themes: Dual Nationality
Regions: Liberia
Year: 2016