Other times, however, the process can take many years and can be extremely expensive. That does not include the cost of an immigration lawyer, a professional who can be helpful in achieving citizenship.
Citizenship education can be defined as educating children, from early childhood, to become clear-thinking and enlightened citizens who participate in decisions concerning society.
As a dual citizen, you are allowed to carry passports from both countries. Having a citizen's passport eliminates the need for long-stay visas and questioning about the purpose of your trip.
It also guarantees right of entry to both countries, which can be especially important if you have family to visit, are a student or do business in either country.
‘Society’ is here understood in the special sense of a nation with a circumscribed territory which is recognized as a state.
A knowledge of the nation’s institutions, and also an awareness that the rule of law applies to social and human relationships, obviously form part of any citizenship education course.
As a legal citizen of two countries, you would be able to purchase property in either – or both – countries.
If you travel frequently between the two countries, this might be especially useful since property ownership might offer a more economical way to live in two places.
Moreover, human rights include civil and political rights, the latter obviously relating to the rights and obligations of citizens.
Thus a comprehensive human rights education takes account of citizenship, and considers that good citizenship is connected with human rights as a whole.