Obtaining Spanish nationality by residence requires examining the period of residence of the interested party in Spain during the times established by law.
The general rule tells us that we can process Spanish nationality if we have been residing in Spain legally, continuously and immediately prior to the request for ten years.
This is the general rule, but there are exceptions in which the filing deadlines are shortened:
Five years: for those who have obtained refugee status…
FOREIGN NEWS: INSTRUCTION DGM 8/2020 ON THE RESIDENCE IN SPAIN OF THE PARENTS, NATIONALS OF THIRD COUNTRIES, OF MINORS CITIZENS OF THE UNION, INCLUDING SPANIARDS
A) MINORS NATIONALS OF AN EU COUNTRY (THEY DO NOT HAVE SPANISH NATIONALITY)
The figure of family roots has been, to date, giving legal coverage to the residence permits of parents, nationals of third countries, of Spanish minors.
What was family roots? We processed family roots when we, as undocumented persons,…
REFUGEE STATUS OR SUBSIDIARY PROTECTION?
We must be very clear about what differentiates both concepts. For this, we must take into account articles 3 and 4 of Law 12/2009, of October 30, regulating the right to asylum and subsidiary protection. Thereby:
As established in article 3, refugee status: “recognizes any person who, due to well-founded fear of being persecuted for reasons of race, religion, nationality, political opinion, belonging to a certain social group, gender or sexual orientation, is outside the…
RIGHTS OF CONSUMERS BEFORE TRAVEL CANCELLATION DUE TO CORONAVIRUS
In these moments of uncertainty due to the health alarm situation due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19), it is necessary to know the rights of consumers and how to enforce them.
Today we will talk specifically about the rights of consumers before the cancellation of air travel in application of Royal Decree 463/2020, of March 14, declares the state of alarm for the management of the health crisis situation caused by…
SUSPENSION OF ADMINISTRATIVE TERMS AND EXTENSION OF AUTHORIZATIONS
When the state of alarm began in Spain, on March 14, 2020, one of the main concerns that many foreigners had was how the extension of their authorizations was going to be carried out, if the majority of public entities, from which Normally they usually request documents, for example the town hall (to request register flyers, or historical registration certificates) were closed.
Thus, one of the first measures adopted by…