dual citizenship


Expats propose way of preserving Lithuanian citizenship acquired by birth
2017 m. kovo 8 d. 11:27
Lithuanian expat communities suggest solving the dilemma of dual citizenship by allowing persons to preserve their Lithuanian citizenship acquired by birth upon the...
Court orders passport with w for poet Mickevičius' descendant
2017 m. kovo 1 d. 08:26
Lithuania's Supreme Administrative Court on Tuesday instructed the migration authorities to issue a Lithuanian passport to Alexia Gorecki- Mickiewicz , great...
OSCE recommends that Lithuania allow dual nationals to run for Seimas
2017 m. vasario 13 d. 09:22
The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) recommends that Lithuania...
Dual citizenship only possible by changing Constitution - Constitutional Court
2017 m. sausio 26 d. 16:13
Dual citizenship can only be allowed by way of changing the Constitution , says Dainius...
Lithuania to seek ways of keeping citizenship, not allowing dual passports - Seimas speaker  (3)
2017 m. sausio 23 d. 13:44
Lithuania's parliament will seek ways of allowing citizens living abroad to preserve their...
Several hundred Litvaks granted Lithuanian citizenship after legal amendments
2016 m. gruodžio 27 d. 13:41
Several hundred applications for Lithuanian citizenship have already been approved since the country amended the law last June to ease the rules for descendants of...
Dual citizenship, tax incentives would encourage emigrants to return to Lithuania
2016 m. gruodžio 16 d. 10:48
Many emigrants hope to return to Lithuania and dual citizenship and tax-incentives for starting a business would encourage them to do so, Dalia Henke , chairwoman...
People cannot be divided into reliable, unreliable for citizenship - PM
2016 m. gruodžio 14 d. 11:30
In the discussion of the possibility for a part of Lithuanian citizens to have dual...
Lithuania's 17th Government takes oath  (2)
2016 m. gruodžio 14 d. 11:14
After the parliament on Tuesday approved the government's program, the country's 17th...
Seimas approves new government's programme
2016 m. gruodžio 13 d. 13:25
he Lithuanian parliament endorsed on Tuesday the programme of the new coalition government...
New Government makes helping families a priority
2016 m. gruodžio 6 d. 13:54
Lithuania's new government sees the protection and promotion of the family as a priority, Prime Minister-designate Saulius Skvernelis said on Tuesday when presenting...
“Peasants” and SocDems negotiations advance
2016 m. lapkričio 7 d. 17:43
On Monday the winner of this year’s Seimas election , the Lithuanian Peasant and Greens...
Emigration a key topic in Seimas elections
2016 m. spalio 4 d. 10:56
Mass emigration from Lithuania has become a key topic in this year's general elections ,...
ELECTIONS, London debate: Politicians promise dedicate constituencies and dual citizenship
2016 m. rugsėjo 20 d. 12:46
To promote voting in general election this October amongst the diaspora, the Lithuanian Youth Association of the UK (JKLJS) with partners organized a political debate...
Brits interested in Lithuanian citizenship after Brexit
2016 m. rugpjūčio 26 d. 10:11
Brits concerned that they will lose the free travel benefits after the United Kingdom leaves the European Union are looking into ways to procure passports of other...
Iceland's handball player applies for Lithuanian citizenship
2016 m. rugpjūčio 17 d. 12:46
Ramunė Pekarskytė, a Lithuanian-born handball player who is a citizen of Iceland , has...
Litvaks will be able to gain Lithuanian citizenship with new Seimas amendment
2016 m. birželio 23 d. 13:27
The Lithuanian parliament ( Seimas ) on Thursday passed amendments to the Law on...
Amendment to referendum law for dual citizenship rejected by Seimas
2016 m. birželio 8 d. 08:48
Reducing the requirements for a referendum on dual citizenship would violate Constitutional law and the constitutional principles of harmony, legal statehood and...
Lithuanian PM supports exception making dual citizenship referendum easier to pass
2016 m. gegužės 19 d. 17:20
The leader of the ruling Lithuanian Social Democratic Party , Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevičius , supports the idea of making an exception and lowering the...
Dual citizenship referendum pushed back to 2019 - parliament speaker
2016 m. gegužės 18 d. 13:46
The referendum on dual citizenship will probably have to be moved to a later date, most...
Seimas commission to discuss dual citizenship referendum
2016 m. gegužės 17 d. 08:43
The Seimas and Global Lithuanian's Commission will be meeting in the Seimas from Tuesday...
Lithuanian MPs want to amend citizenship law amid Litvak complaints
2016 m. gegužės 12 d. 09:16
As the Migration Department and courts have been rejecting citizenship applications from...
Lithuanian parliamentary committees to investigate refusal of citizenship to Litvaks
2016 m. gegužės 9 d. 08:37
Amid complaints from Lithuanian Jewish Community representatives and Litvaks living in Israel and South Africa , at least two Lithuanian parliamentary...
Growing controversy over rejection of Lithuanian citizenship claims by Litvaks
2016 m. gegužės 3 d. 08:19
Lithuania's citizenship laws recognize the right of people who lived in Lithuania in the period 1918-1940 and their offspring to claim Lithuanian citizenship but...
Social Democrats drop referendum on dual citizenship idea
2016 m. balandžio 28 d. 17:47
The ruling Lithuanian Social Democratic Party has decided not to propose calling a...
‘Impossible for dual citizenship referendum to succeed under current laws’ – Lithuanian diaspora leader
2016 m. balandžio 26 d. 09:59
The World Lithuanian Community does not support plans for a referendum on dual...
Lithuania's U-turn on granting citizenship to Litvaks
2016 m. balandžio 11 d. 18:10
Some Jews in Israel and the Republic of South Africa who left Lithuania between the...