Law on Citizenship

MPs to turn to Constitutional Court over broader dual citizenship
2017 m. gegužės 31 d. 10:05
Lithuanian parliamentarians intend to turn to the Constitutional Court for yet another interpretation of the possibility to expand the institute of dual citizenship .
ForMin wants fewer requirements for referendum on dual citizenship
2017 m. balandžio 24 d. 10:59
Lithuania's Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius has proposed considering fewer requirements for the referendum on dual citizenship .
Lithuania could legalise dual citizenship by scrapping 1990 dividing line - Seimas' speaker
2017 m. balandžio 19 d. 16:46
Amendments to Lithuania's Law on Citizenship will be submitted to the parliament for...
President calls on MPs not 'to bulldoze over' Constitution on dual citizenship
2017 m. balandžio 12 d. 16:26
Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė on Wednesday called on members of the Seimas to respect the Constitution during debates on dual citizenship .
Seimas speaker expects Constitutional Court to revise opinion on citizenship
2017 m. balandžio 12 d. 11:28
Lithuania's Parliamentary Speaker Viktoras Pranckietis has expressed hope for the...
Seimas speaker sees law amendments as only way to broaden dual citizenship
2017 m. balandžio 11 d. 13:39
Viktoras Pranckietis , the speaker of the Seimas, sees amendments to the Law on Citizenship...
PM, president differ on initiative to broaden dual citizenship by law
2017 m. balandžio 11 d. 11:26
Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis sees a proposed bill to broaden dual citizenship as the...
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 Citizenship, which will enable Litvaks, i.e. Jews of Lithuanian origin, and their...
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...
President signs citizenship amendments into law
2016 m. sausio 6 d. 11:07
Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė has signed amendments to the Law on Citizenship,...
Lithuanians born abroad to be allowed dual citizenship  (1)
2015 m. lapkričio 19 d. 12:28
The Lithuanian parliament has endorsed a bill allowing Lithuanians who are born abroad to retain dual citizenship .
Lithuanian parliament votes to extend dual citizenship  (1)
2015 m. lapkričio 6 d. 11:08
Lithuania's parliament, the Seimas, voted on Thursday in favour of legal amendments that will expand possibilities for Lithuanian nationals to have dual citizenship .
Ukraine's economy minister keeps Lithuanian citizenship
2015 m. rugsėjo 8 d. 12:27
Ukrainian Economic Development and Trade Minister Aivaras Abromavičius has retained his...
Sociologist: Demonising Lithuania's ethnic minorities is unfair and counter-productive
2015 m. birželio 2 d. 08:29
Russia 's aggression in Ukraine has exposed Lithuania's sloppiness in dealing with its own...
Former Constitutional Court judge: Lithuania can consider allowing dual citizenship
2014 m. lapkričio 22 d. 15:44
The Lithuanian parliament has begun debates on amendments to the Law on Citizenship proposed...
Opposition leader Kubilius sceptical about dual citizenship referendum  (1)
2014 m. lapkričio 17 d. 14:32
Lithuanian parliament's opposition leader Andrius Kubilius of the conservatives is sceptical about the proposed referendum on dual citizenship , saying the Law on...
Lithuanian parliament lawyers criticize president's dual citizenship amendments  (1)
2014 m. lapkričio 11 d. 13:27
Lawyers at the Lithuanian Seimas say that President Dalia Grybauskaitė 's amendments on dual citizenship for people with exceptional merits to the country may run...
Lithuanian MP says referendum is needed to resolve dual citizenship issue
2014 m. lapkričio 4 d. 16:20
Chair of the Seimas Committee on National Security and Defence, Artūras Paulauskas ,...
Lithuanian leadership eager to prevent Ilgauskas from losing citizenship
2014 m. lapkričio 4 d. 12:20
After news broke that basketball player Žydrūnas Ilgauskas would lose his Lithuanian...