All About India’s Controversial New Citizenship Law

India has changed its laws to fast-track citizenship for non-Muslim immigrants, weeks before the country is expected to hold national elections. The Citizenship (Amendment) Act was passed in 2019 but the government held off from signing it into law after protests in many parts of the country. The decision to bring it into effect so soon before the vote — where Prime Minister Narendra Modi aims to secure a third consecutive term — has been loudly criticized by the country’s opposition, which sees

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