Hungarians vote on expanding citizenship

[JURIST] Hungarians vote today on whether 2.5 million ethnic Magyars, living outside Hungary in Romania and Ukraine, should be granted Hungarian citizenship. Critics believe granting citizenship rights will cause mass migrations and drain the country's budget by burdening welfare, health and education programs. Opinion polls show that a majority of Hungarians support the initiative. The plan has stirred conflict in neighboring nations; Romania's president has declared the idea "insane." BBC News has more.



 

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