Most of those who picked up new passports did so early, through special achievements| Photo: Inga Kjer/photothek/Imago Images
From file: A migrant woman and her child arrive to the port in Motril, Spain, 26 January 2018 | Photo: Miguel Paquet / EPA
Flash mob in Rome to ask for the approval of a reform on citizenship legislation, February 14, 2022 | Photo: Maurizio Brambatti / ANSA
 Daoud loves playing football | Photo: ANSA
Legal immigrants have to usually spend eight years in Germany before qualifying for citizenship | Photo: B. Fishman / picture-alliance / dpa
Bologna Mayor Matteo Lepore on the balcony of Palazzo D'Accursio in Bologna | Photo: Archive/ANSA/Max Cavallari
From file: National flag of Ireland
Three parties, one direction: The new coalition hopes to introduce more progressive legislation in Germany | Photo: Michael Kappeler/dpa/picture-alliance
One of the players of 'Tam Tam' during training in a court by the sea of Castel Volturno | Photo: ARCHIVE/ANSA/CIRO FUSCO
Demonstrators in Naples calling for changes to citizenship laws | Photo: ANSA
The Biagio Conte community in Palermo, Sicily | Photo: ANSA/Ignazio Marchese
Eleven-year-old Carmela (right) sings in the Rainbow Choir, which unites children from Palermo's many migrant communities | Photo: Joseph Ataman