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Costa Rica and Nicaragua: Whether a man born in Costa Rica is eligible for Nicaraguan citizenship by virtue of his father's Nicaraguan nationality; whether his Costa-Rican born children and wife would also be eligible for Nicaraguan citizenship (2002-May 2005)

Publisher Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada
Author Research Directorate, Immigration and Refugee Board, Ottawa
Publication Date 27 May 2005
Citation / Document Symbol ZZZ100085.E
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Cite as Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada, Costa Rica and Nicaragua: Whether a man born in Costa Rica is eligible for Nicaraguan citizenship by virtue of his father's Nicaraguan nationality; whether his Costa-Rican born children and wife would also be eligible for Nicaraguan citizenship (2002-May 2005) , 27 May 2005, ZZZ100085.E, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/440ed7682d.html [accessed 20 September 2014]
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A copy of the response provided by the Head of the Nationality Department of the Ministry of the Interior of Nicaragua, as translated by the Multilingual Translation Directorate of Translation Services, Public Works and Government Services Canada, is provided as an attachment.

This Response was prepared after researching publicly accessible information currently available to the Research Directorate within time constraints. This Response is not, and does not purport to be, conclusive as to the merit of any particular claim for refugee protection. Please find below the list of additional sources consulted in researching this Information Request.

Attachment

Nicaragua. 26 May 2005. Correspondence sent by the Head of the Nationality Department, Ministry of the Inerior. Translation by the Multilingual Translation Directorate of Translation Services, Public Works and Government Services Canada, 2 p.

Additional Sources Consulted

Internet sites, including: Embassy of Canada in Costa Rica, Embassy of the United States in Nicaragua, Ministry of Foreign Relations of Nicaragua, Ministry of the Interior of Nicaragua, US State Department Visa Reciprocity and Country Documents Finder.

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