10 San Diego Int'l L.J. 495 (2008-2009)
A Global Crisis Writ Large: The Effects of Being Stateless in Thailand on Hill-Tribe Children

handle is hein.journals/sdintl10 and id is 501 raw text is: A Global Crisis Writ Large: The Effects
of Being Stateless in Thailand
on Hill-Tribe Children
JOY K. PARK*
JOHN E. TANAGHO**
MARY E. WEICHER GAUDETTE***
TABLE OF CONTENTS
I.     IN TRO D U CTION  .................................................................................................. 497
II.    BACKGROUND: THAILAND'S HILL-TRIBES ......................................................... 501
III.   CITIZENSHIP: LAW  AND  IMPLEMENTATION  ......................................................... 505
A.   Thailand's  Citizenship  Laws .................................................................... 506
1.  Legal Status  and  Eligibility  ............................................................... 506
a. Eligibility for Thai Citizenship and
Perm anent Residency  ................................................................. 507
b. Citizenship Application Process and
Proving  C itizenship  ................................................................... 510
c. Recent Legal Amendments to the Citizenship
L a w s  ...........................................................................................  5 12
2.  Documentation  of  Legal Status ......................................................... 513
a.  B irth  R egistration  ...................................................................... 513
b.  C ivil R egistration  ....................................................................... 515
*   J.D. 2008, Joy K. Park, Loyola University Chicago School of Law. This
article is the product of the Spring 2008 Comparative Law Thailand seminar at Loyola
University Chicago School of Law. We thank Professor Diane Geraghty, Director of the
Civitas ChildLaw Center, and Dean Michael Kaufman for providing guidance and
support throughout the research and writing process.
**   J.D. 2008, John E. Tanagho, Loyola University Chicago School of Law.
J.D. 2008, Mary E. Weicher Gaudette, Loyola University Chicago School of
Law.

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