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A stateless person is someone who has no nationality. Statelessness is a legal anomaly that affects over half a million people in Europe - both recent migrants and those who have lived in the same place for generations – denying many their fundamental rights.

The Statelessness Index assesses how countries in Europe protect stateless people and what they are doing to prevent and reduce statelessness.

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Serbia adopts new Law on foreigners

The new Law introduces some provisions that could improve the situation of undocumented and stateless people in the country.
4 May 2018 / Detention / Serbia / Statelessness determination and status
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Changes to the law on judicial procedures in Ukraine extend the time limit on immigration detention

On 15 December 2017, new legislation on judicial procedures came into force in Ukraine with impact on stateless people at risk of arbitrary detention...
3 Apr 2018 / Detention / Ukraine

Stateless child in UK denied leave to remain

The UK Court of Appeal issued a decision establishing that someone who cannot immediately be admitted to any other country but could be if they took...
19 Mar 2018 / Prevention and reduction / Statelessness determination and status / United Kingdom

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