Author: Steve Valdez-Symonds

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Steve Valdez-Symonds

Steve Valdez-Symonds is Refugee and Migrant Rights Programme Director at Amnesty International UK.

The British Nationality Act 1981, which took effect on 1 January 1983, introduced British citizenship into UK nationality law. In doing so, it removed the principle of jus soli – the principle by which citizenship is acquired by being born on the territory – from the operation of that nationality...

4th September 2018
BY Steve Valdez-Symonds
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