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Spain grants right of dual nationality to Sephardic Jews

The Spanish government passed a law on Thursday allowing descendants of Sephardic Jews expelled from the country in 1492 to seek Spanish nationality without giving up their current citizenship.
"Today marks the end of the parliamentary process that, when it comes into force on October first 2015, will open the door again to the descendants of those who were unfairly expelled from Spain," Spain's Justice Minister Rafael Catala said in parliament.
The Spanish foreign minister was also in parliament.
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