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Jus soli

Law of the soil

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Citizenship

Allegiance to a country, full membership and participation in its political and social institutions

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Jus sanguinis

Law of the blood

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Expatriation

The legal process by which a person renounces his citizenship

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Alien

Foreign born resident if a country who has not become a naturalized citizen

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Visa

Right of admission

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Passport

Travel document for identification and safe passage

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Naturalization

The process whereby a person changes citizenship from one country to another

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Conscription/draft

A system whereby able bodied men are required to join a particular branch of the nations armed forces for a certain period of time

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Two types of EDP voting machines

Optical scanning, direct response electric (touch screen)

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2 types of ballot

Office-group, party-group