1. Jus sanguinis
: Latin for ‘right of blood.’ A principle of nationality law by which citizenship is determined by having one or both parents with citizenship of the state.
2. Jus soli
: Latin for ‘right of soil.’ The right of anyone born in the territory of a state to nationality or citizenship.
: The legal act or process by which a non-citizen in a country may acquire citizenship or nationality of that country.