Fs145: Immigration Law - Midterm Examination On The Laws Of Philippine Citizenship

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Fs145: Immigration Law - Midterm Examination On The Laws Of Philippine Citizenship

Hello FS145 student!In these modern times, state-declared special non-working days, like today, cannot hinder us from conducting an exam in FS145: Immigration Law, as previously scheduled. Today, you are about to take your MidTerm Examination on the Laws of Philippine Citizenship, on-line. But different from having the exam on-site, you may open your notes and materials when answering this on-line exam. However, please note that this exam is time-limited, you only have forty-five (45) minutes to answer the exam. This exam is open and available only on Saturday, January 28, 2017 from 10:00 a. M. To 2:00 p. M. Note:You are only allowed one attempt to answer this exam. The questions shuffle, as well as the choices, if any. So, should you attempt


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The Dual Citizenship law has amended Commonwealth Act No. 63, which provided that acquisition of foreign citizenship is a ground for the loss of Philippine citizenship.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Citizenship imposes duty of allegiance to the political community.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Jus soli is acquisition of citizenship on the basis of blood relationship.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Under the 1935 Constitution, citizenship can be acquired and lost by marriage.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Under the 1987 Constitution, citizenship can be acquired and lost by marriage.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Dual allegiance is inimical to national interest.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Dual citizenship is inimical to national interest.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Administrative naturalization process can be applied by any foreigner.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    A foreigner who has been a resident of the Philippines for 30 years is exempted from filing declaration of intention one year prior to the petition to the Office of the Solicitor General.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    A foreigner married to a Filipina woman can immediately file for naturalization after 1 month residency in the Philippines.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    [Blank] citizenship is conferred on the wife of naturalized husband,  and minor children of naturalized person. 
  • 12. 
    The [Blank] confers citizenship among its people, in its territory.
  • 13. 
    Citizenship can be acquired by birth, either by adopting the principle of [Blank], where citizenship is determined at birth based on blood relationship; or the principle of [Blank], where citizenship is determined based on place of birth. In the Philippines, we adopt the principle of [Blank]. These citizens who are designated their citizenship at birth are called [Blank]
  • 14. 
    Which of the following are citizens of the Philippines?
    • A. 

      Those born before January 15, 1973, of Filipino mothers, who elect Philippine citizenship upon reaching the age of majority

    • B. 

      Those born before January 16, 1973, of Filipino mothers, who elect Philippine citizenship upon reaching the age of majority

    • C. 

      Those born before January 17, 1973, of Filipino mothers, who elect Philippine citizenship upon reaching the age of majority

    • D. 

      Those born before January 18, 1973, of Filipino mothers, who elect Philippine citizenship upon reaching the age of majority

  • 15. 
    Loss of citizenship is considered in the following, EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Naturalization in a foreign country

    • B. 

      Expatriation

    • C. 

      Being found by final judgment to be deserter of the AFP

    • D. 

      Marriage by a Filipino woman to an alien and express renunciation of Filipino citizenship

  • 16. 
    Citizenship is reacquired by any of the following, EXCEPT
    • A. 

      Under Republic Act No. 9225

    • B. 

      By naturalization

    • C. 

      By repatriation

    • D. 

      By direct act of the Chief Executive

  • 17. 
    Luis, born in 1988, to a Chinese father and a Filipino mother married 1985. His father became naturalized Filipino citizen when Luis was already 19 years old. Eventually, he studied law and allowed by the Supreme Court to take the bar examinations, subject to his submission of his proof of citizenship which he did not comply with. He subsequently passed the bar exam and was able to take oath and sign the roll of attorneys. For a long time, he was able to practice his legal profession until one Philip filed with the Supreme Court for disbarment against Luis. Based on the facts presented herein above, how should the Supreme Court rule?
    • A. 

      Disbar Atty. Luis on the ground that he is not a Filipino citizen because he was no longer a minor when his father acquired Philippine citizenship through naturalization.

    • B. 

      Dismiss the case filed by Philip on the ground that Atty. Luis was a natural-born Filipino citizen without need of any act to perfect his citizenship, his mother being a Filipino citizen.

    • C. 

      Disbar Atty. Luis on the ground that he is not a natural-born Filipino citizen, for failure to elect Filipino citizenship upon reaching the age of majority.

    • D. 

      Dismiss the case filed by Philip on the ground that Atty. Luis can still practice law, as a naturalized Filipino citizen.

  • 18. 
    Luis, born in 1972, to a Chinese father and a Filipino mother married 1965. His father became naturalized Filipino citizen when Luis was already 19 years old. Eventually, he studied law and allowed by the Supreme Court to take the bar examinations, subject to his submission of his proof of citizenship which he did not comply with. He subsequently passed the bar exam and was able to take oath and sign the roll of attorneys. For a long time, he was able to practice his legal profession until one Philip filed with the Supreme Court for disbarment against Luis. Based on the facts presented herein above, how should the Supreme Court rule?
    • A. 

      Disbar Atty. Luis on the ground that he is not a Filipino citizen because he was no longer a minor when his father acquired Philippine citizenship through naturalization.

    • B. 

      Dismiss the case filed by Philip on the ground that Atty. Luis was a natural-born Filipino citizen without need of any act to perfect his citizenship, his mother being a Filipino citizen.

    • C. 

      Disbar Atty. Luis on the ground that he is not a natural-born Filipino citizen, for failure to elect Filipino citizenship upon reaching the age of majority.

    • D. 

      Dismiss the case filed by Philip on the ground that Atty. Luis can still practice law, as a naturalized Filipino citizen.

  • 19. 
    In 1986, Z was born to a Filipino mother and a Swedish father. She was naturalized as a US citizen. She recently reacquired Philippine citizenship under RA9225. She has taken an oath of allegiance to the Philippines and registered this with the Local Civil Registrar. May Z vote in the Philippines?
    • A. 

      Yes. She has complied with the requirement of an oath of allegiance and registering the same with Local Civil Registrar.

    • B. 

      Yes. Her reacquisition of citizenship under RA9225 made her reacquire her old natural-born Filipino status.

    • C. 

      No. She must also renounce her US citizenship as an additional requirement.

    • D. 

      No. She is not a natural-born Filipino.

  • 20. 
    In 1986, Z was born to a Filipino mother and a Swedish father. She was naturalized as a US citizen. She recently reacquired Philippine citizenship under RA9225. She has taken an oath of allegiance to the Philippines and registered this with the Local Civil Registrar. May Z run as senator in the Philippines?
    • A. 

      Yes. She has complied with the requirement of an oath of allegiance and registering the same with Local Civil Registrar.

    • B. 

      Yes. Her reacquisition of citizenship under 9225 made her reacquire her old natural-born Filipino status.

    • C. 

      No. She must also renounce her US citizenship as an additional requirement.

    • D. 

      No. She is not a natural-born Filipino.

  • 21. 
    The old citizenship law which provides that acquisition of foreign citizenship is a ground for loss of Philippine citizenship.
    • A. 

      Republic Act No. 9225

    • B. 

      Commonwealth Act No. 613

    • C. 

      Commonwealth Act No. 63

    • D. 

      Republic Act No. 63

  • 22. 
    Republic Act No. 9225 is also known as --
    • A. 

      Citizenship and Naturalization Act of 2003

    • B. 

      Citizenship Retention and Reacquisition Act of 2003

    • C. 

      Citizenship Retention and Naturalization Act of 2003

    • D. 

      Citizenship Retention and Reacquisition Act of 2005

  • 23. 
    Refers to personal and more or less permanent membership in a political community
    • A. 

      Nationality

    • B. 

      Citizenship

    • C. 

      Naturalization

    • D. 

      Immigration

  • 24. 
    Refers to the authorized movement or entries into sojourns within and exits of foreigners from the territory of a state.
    • A. 

      Nationality

    • B. 

      Citizenship

    • C. 

      Naturalization

    • D. 

      Immigration

  • 25. 
    Refers to the legal act of adopting an alien and clothing him with the privilege of a citizen.
    • A. 

      Nationality

    • B. 

      Citizenship

    • C. 

      Naturalization

    • D. 

      Immigration