citizenship

    • Sweden proposes language requirement for would-be citizens

      Sweden proposes language requirement for would-be citizens

      People applying for Swedish citizenship should be required to show proof of Swedish language skills and understanding of the Swedish society, news wires reported. "Language is the key to work, but also the key to society," Justice and Migration Minister Morgan Johansson said as he presented details of an inquiry into the proposals on Wednesday.

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    • Commission warns of investor citizenship schemes risks

      Commission warns of investor citizenship schemes risks

      The Commission presented last Wednesday, for the first time, a comprehensive report on investor citizenship and residence schemes operated by a number of EU Member States, warning of risks such schemes create, the EU press service reported. The report maps the existing practices and identifies certain risks such schemes imply for the EU, in particular, as regards security, money laundering, tax evasion and corruption.

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