Hungary has granted tens of thousands of passports to people in neighbouring countries, making them automatic citizens of the EU with all the advantages that brings, BBC said.
According to BBC, some 100,000 people have applied for Hungarian citizenship in Serbia, and more than 500,000 worldwide since a new Hungarian law came into force, in January 2011. There are only two conditions – a direct ancestor who was a Hungarian citizen, and a basic knowledge of the language. (Read more HERE. )
Daily News Hungary underline, In 2010 all Hungarian parliamentary parties (FIdesz-KDNP, MSZP, Jobbik, LMP) supported by the votes of simplified citizenship. This law was very important for Hungarians living abroad they feel more safe against assimilation.
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