Independent topical source of current affairs, opinion and issues, featuring stories making news in Canada from immigrants, newcomers, minorities & ethnic communities' point of view and interests.

Richard Balmforth: Citizenship Law and Globe Staff

richard balmforth: A scuffle broke out and two senators were slightly injured, according to Globe and Mail. Gentiloni said the law, which would require one or both parents to have a long-term residence permit before they could apply for citizenship, was just . I remain personally committed, as does the government, to approving it in the autumn, he said. Opponents proposed some 48,000 amendments to the citizenship law by the time it reached the Senate for discussion in June, more than 1-1/2 years after it was approved in the lower house. Reporting by Massimiliano Di Giorgio; Writing by Isla Binnie; Editing by Richard Balmforth This content appears as provided to The Globe by the originating wire service. It has not been edited by Globe staff. ( As reported in the news.