Dr. Christian H. Kälin

Investment Migration Pioneer, Legal Scholar, Author and Editor, Advisor to Governments, Humanitarian, Global Citizen

How Selling Citizenship is Now Big Business


In October 2019, Dr. Kälin contributed his voice to a BBC article explaining the growing global appetite for investment migration programs. Quoting Dr. Kälin, the article states that citizenship "is one of the few things left in the world that is tied to blood lines, or where you are born." Dr. Kälin goes on to ask: "What is wrong with regarding citizenship like a membership,"  and: "And what is wrong with admitting talented people who will contribute?" Focusing on Vanuatu citizenship-by-investment, the article then questions the Vanuatu program's reputation but, importantly, notes that due to the program's issues with corruption, this is not a program that Henley & Partners nor Dr. Kälin choose to promote.

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Dr. Christian H. Kälin

Dr. Christian H. Kälin, TEP, IMCM, Chairman of Henley & Partners, is considered one of the world’s foremost experts in investment migration and citizenship-by-investment, a field he pioneered.

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