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We assist our clients with a range of complex legal matters concerning German citizenship. OBTAINING GERMAN CITIZENSHIP. Under certain circumstances the German Constitution (Grundgesetz) allows former German citizens who were deprived of their citizenship on political, racial, or religious grounds between ...

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I am an American citizen and have the option of obtaining German citizenship because an ancestor of mine was deprived of his German citizenship during the Nazi era. I'll have dual US and German citizenship, and both American and EU passports. My question is basically this: what's the downside?

www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/08/16/british-jews-seek-german-citizenship-after-on-brexit-fears

Aug 16, 2016 ... Hundreds of British Jews and their descendants who were stripped of German citizenship by the Nazis have inquired about obtaining German passports in the wake of Britain's vote for Brexit, figures from the German embassy in London have shown.

www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/jurisprudence/2012/03/an_american_jew_becomes_a_german_citizen_.html

Mar 6, 2012 ... He cast off his German name, took on the strictures of Orthodox Judaism, and obtained American citizenship. He did everything in his power to erase his past. Advertisement. Growing up in New York, in the '70s and '80s, in a community shaped by the losses of the Holocaust, I understood that any hint of the ...

www.staygerman.com/en-retention-of-german-citizenship/infos

Upon application, you can obtain a certificate, allowing you to keep your German citizenship, the so called “Beibehaltungsgenehmigung“, or the certificate, the “ Beibehaltungsurkunde“. If you were lucky to hear about the retention application option before your naturalization as a U.S. citizen, and you do apply and obtain ...

antonyloewenstein.com/2013/09/23/how-i-became-a-german-citizen-while-maintaining-the-australian-passport

Sep 23, 2013 ... It was not an unusual Jewish response, a visceral rejection of ever seeing Germany as a nation worth respecting and viewing us as Jews and equals. I protested his intransigence but it was futile (he had to obtain citizenship first before I was able to do so). Over the years I would occasionally ask if his ...

www.washingtonpost.com/news/acts-of-faith/wp/2016/07/14/american-jews-consider-the-unthinkable-should-they-become-german-citizens

Jul 14, 2016 ... To Matthew, the offer of citizenship seems like a grab for publicity by Germany, at least in part: “They love the fact that they could take a picture with my father and say he's now a German citizen.” Monty was ambivalent. “I had some anxiety with this, obtaining a passport, citizenship in Germany,” he said.

www.lsvd.de/recht/ratgeber/auslaenderrecht/immigration-law.html

In such cases, foreigners can obtain visa only by way of same-sex marriage with a German or EU citizen. This is not really meaningful because bi-national couples are under pressure to enter into registered partnership immediately without having the chance to find out, whether they are able to live together permanently in ...

www.npr.org/sections/parallels/2017/03/07/515410682/why-i-decided-to-become-a-german-citizen-after-brexit

Mar 7, 2017 ... Esme Nicholson, with NPR in Berlin, was born in England but became a German citizen after Britain voted to leave the European Union. She reflects on what it means to be ... So, in my own bid to "remain," I embarked on the bureaucratic path to obtaining a German passport. I met all the requirements for ...