Citizenship

british food

Pub Food Taught Me What It Means to Be a Syrian Brit

I learned soon after moving to London from Syria that the pub is central to British life. One of my biggest surprises was to see that people took their children to pubs.
Hala Hamadi
7.12.18
crime

When Recalling the Trauma of Sexual Violence Is Your Best Shot at a Visa

America's U Visa offers hope to survivors of awful crimes, even under Donald Trump. But applying can be its own kind of nightmare.
Opheli Garcia Lawler
5.10.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

New Zealand Sees Spike in Americans Seeking Citizenship Following Trump's Election

Applications from Americans seeking citizenship to the Kiwi nation jumped 70 percent over the 12 weeks following the election, compared to the same period last year.
Brian Moylan
3.15.17
United Kingdom

The British-Born Kids Who Can't Afford to Be British

A crippling citizenship fee is stopping children who were born in the UK registering for citizenship.
Matthew Broomfield
3.2.17
News

EU Negotiators Want to Offer Brits the Chance to Keep Their EU Citizenship

Depending on how negotiations go, you might be able to remain an EU Citizen for an annual fee.
Marianne Eloise
12.9.16
News

How Volunteers in Lesvos Ended Up in the Middle of an EU-Turkey Migration Tug-of-War

If a deal between the EU and Turkey falls apart, migrants could once agains start crossing the Aegean Sea to Greece en masse.
Joseph Epstein
7.10.16
The Borders Issue

Photos of the Last Refugees Entering Europe Through the Greek Islands

In January, photographer Elliot Ross documented the arrival of some of the last asylum seekers entering Europe through the Greek islands.
Elliot Ross
6.14.16
Travel

The Low-Grade Heroin Ravaging Serbia's Roma Underclass

Called "pajdo", the drug is cheap and plentiful, but destroys the bodies of users who are already suffering under the crushing weight of poverty and racism.
Max Daly
11.12.15
The VICE Guide to the 2016 Election

We Asked an Expert What Would Happen if America Actually Banned 'Anchor Babies'

What if the next president could just swish his star-spangled magic wand and end birthright citizenship once and for all?
Meredith Hoffman
8.27.15
Stuff

What It's Like to be a Rohingya Refugee for 23 Years

"I am not a citizen of any country. The Myanmar government says I am not Burmese, I am not Bangladeshi, and I'm not Australian."
Mojib as told to Lauren Gillin
1.29.15
tech

A New Form of ID Allows You to Be a Citizen of the World

We spoke to Janina Lowisz, the first holder of a "blockchain" ID, about the prospect of a libertarian future with no governments.
Corin Faife
1.23.15