TIL that citizens of former Spanish colonies only need 2 years of legal residence in Spain (instead of the usual 10) in order to acquire Spanish citizenship.

Read more: http://www.exteriores.gob.es/Portal/en/ServiciosAlCiudadano/InformacionParaExtranjeros/Paginas/Nacionalidad.aspx

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  1. Well, it’s only fair, isn’t it?

    Spain had its FUs as a colonial power. But Spain, I feel, tried very hard to be fair. Which contrasts dramatically with all the “black legends” spread by others since then. If you want a balanced view, ask a historian.

  2. I’m Filipino and this *might* be useful to me, but I have to pass a language test, and we’re kinda like the only former Spanish colony who *doesn’t* speak Spanish anymore.

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