What is another word for stateless person?

50 synonyms found


[ stˈe͡ɪtləs pˈɜːsən], [ stˈe‍ɪtləs pˈɜːsən], [ s_t_ˈeɪ_t_l_ə_s p_ˈɜː_s_ə_n]

A stateless person is an individual who is not recognized as a national by any state or country. There are several synonyms for the term "stateless person" that are commonly used in legal and humanitarian literature, including: non-citizen, non-national, displaced person, refugee, and asylum seeker. These terms are used to describe individuals who lack a legal status or nationality, and are often marginalized in their respective societies. Statelessness can result from a variety of factors including discrimination, conflict, and changes in national borders, and has profound consequences for individuals' ability to access basic rights and services, such as education, healthcare, and employment. The recognition and protection of stateless individuals is an important issue in international human rights and refugee law.

Related words: stateless person, citizenship, people without a country, stateless refugee, apapacy, person of no fixed abode

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    How to use "Stateless person" in context?

    Do you feel like you don't belong anywhere? Were you never issued an identification card? Are you not on any official government records? Are you a stateless person. If so, you are not alone. According to the UNHCR, "There are over 1.5 million stateless people in the world, most of whom were born in countries that no longer exist." The definition of a "stateless person" is "a person whose nationality cannot be unequivocally determined, who is not a citizen of any country, and who does not have a permanent resident status.

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