Posts tagged as Latvia’s President Raimonds Vējonis

Latvian president proposes giving citizenship to all children born in Latvia

Friday, March 22, 2019

Latvia’s President Raimonds Vējonis has submitted to the Saeima a legislative draft On Ceasing Provision of Non-Citizen Status to Children. This draft suggests giving children born to non-citizen parents Latvian citizenship upon birth starting from 1 January 2020 unless parents have decided on giving their child citizenship of another country, as reported by State President’s Chancellery. «Every child born in Latvia should be given state citizenship. The country should provide…