Whether a child who was born in Israel to non-Israeli parents and who has been living illegally in Israel for five years is eligible to receive Israeli citizenship [ISR42525.E]

Information provided to the Research Directorate by the Embassy of Israel, in Ottawa, indicates that a child who was born in Israel to non-Israeli parents and who has been living illegally in Israel for five years is not eligible to receive Israeli citizenship and has no rights to citizenship in Israel (31 Mar. 2004).

For additional information on the acquisition of Israeli citizenship, please see the attachment, which was also forwarded to the Research Directorate by the Embassy of Israel.

This Response was prepared after researching publicly accessible information currently available to the Research Directorate within time constraints. This Response is not, and does not purport to be, conclusive as to the merit of any particular claim to refugee status or asylum.

Reference


Embassy of Israel. 31 March 2004. Correspondence from the Consulate Section.

Attachment


Israel. 4 August 1998. Ministry of Foreign Affairs. "Acquisition of Nationality," 3 pp.