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you just have to be able to prove your identity (beyond any doubt the migration service might present), have a clean criminal record and lived here for 4 or 5 years.

If you are sentenced the period is prolonged. If you have debts the period may be prolonged.

I guess the immigrants are not only criminal but also so lazy that they can not be bothered to commit the crimes they came here to commit until suddenly 4 or 5 years has passed and a swedish citizenship comes flying (after they filled in the forms, payed the fees, proved their identity)?

So how long would you want people to wait?

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by A swedish kind of death on Sat Sep 8th, 2007 at 09:39:31 PM EST
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10 years is a good number.

And having to pass exams in Swedish, language culture and history, making sure their loyalty has been transfered to their new country and so on.

The United States is, for once, a good example.

(even though they put more focus on language and loyalty and less on culture and history, maybe because they haven't got very much of those things)

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by Starvid on Sun Sep 9th, 2007 at 05:33:15 AM EST
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making sure their loyalty has been transfered to their new country

How should they demonstrate this "loyalty"? What does it even mean, exactly?

(I'm not sure I've ever felt loyalty to any country.)

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by tzt (tzt) on Sun Sep 9th, 2007 at 08:01:01 AM EST
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The US has a President whose loyalty isn't to his own country.

What is loyalty to a country anyway?

by Colman (colman at eurotrib.com) on Sun Sep 9th, 2007 at 10:10:09 AM EST
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