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  •  Just for the record (2+ / 0-)
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    elfling, terra

    since people are posting what counytries do not observe Birth right Citizenship, here is who does. From Wiki

    Jus soli is observed in 90% of the world[citation needed], the United States being the largest practitioner.

    States that observe jus soli include:

    Antigua and Barbuda[4]
    Argentina[4]
    Barbados[4]
    Belize[4]
    Bolivia[4]
    Brazil[4]
    Cambodia[4]
    Canada[4]
    Chile[5] (children of transient foreigners or of foreign diplomats on assignment in Chile only upon request)
    Colombia[4]
    Dominica[4]
    Dominican Republic[4]
    Ecuador[4]
    El Salvador[4]
    Fiji[6]
    Grenada[4]
    Guatemala[4]
    Guyana[4]
    Honduras[4]
    Jamaica[4]
    Lesotho[7]
    Mexico[4]
    Nicaragua[4]
    Pakistan[4]
    Panama[4]
    Paraguay[4]
    Peru[4]
    Saint Christopher and Nevis[4]
    Saint Lucia[4]
    Saint Vincent and the Grenadines[4]
    Trinidad and Tobago[4]
    United States[4]
    Uruguay[4]
    Venezuela[4]

    •  I Don't Know Who Computed This Figure (0+ / 0-)

      Jus soli is observed in 90% of the world

      I don't believe this percentage is correct when computed by either land mass or population. This is possibly the reason for the '[citation needed]' tag.

      <div style="font-size:10px;text-align:center;background-color:#ffd;color:#f33">If the terriers and bariffs are torn down, this economy will grow - G. Bush

      by superscalar on Mon Dec 27, 2010 at 11:20:47 AM PST

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