jus soli

Definition of "jus soli"
  1. The principle that a person's citizenship is dictated by the location of their birth
How to use "jus soli" in a sentence
  1. Countries that follow the jus soli policy grant citizenship to anyone born within their borders.
  2. Some people critique the jus soli approach, arguing it promotes birth tourism.
  3. The principle of jus soli will automatically award citizenship to a child born within the territorial boundaries of the country.

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