Follow up to JAM24820.E of 4 March 1997 on whether a child born in Nigeria to a Nigerian father and a Jamaican mother (deceased 1995), and who resided in Jamaica from 1971 to 1984, would be entitled to Jamaican citizenship, and on the procedure to obtain citizenship in this situation [JAM27383.E]

For information on entitlement to Jamaican citizenship in addition to that provided in Response to Information Request JAM24820.E of 4 March 1997, please consult the attached letter received from the High Commission for Jamaica by the DIRB.

This Response was prepared after researching publicly accessible information currently available to the DIRB 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.


High Commission for Jamaica, Ottawa. 13 June 1997. Letter received by the DIRB.