Court opens door for Dutch to apply for dual nationality

Pedro Gonçalves
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Court opens door for Dutch to apply for dual nationality

The highest Dutch administrative court has ruled that Dutch nationality law, which says Dutch dual nationals will lose their Dutch passports if they have lived outside the European Union for at least 10 years, could be in conflict with European law. The Council of State, which is following a decision handed down by the European Court of Justice last year, says that the automatic loss of Dutch nationality needs to be assessed on a case by case basis. The European court did not rule that th...

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