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1 month ago
Germany news

Germany records highest number of naturalizations since 2000 DW 05/28/2024

Around 200,100 people were naturalized as German citizens in 2023, the highest number in a single year since the turn of the millennium. [ more ]
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5 months ago
Germany news

Germany: Citizenship law could prompt 50,000 Turks to apply DW 01/20/2024

German lawmakers have endorsed a new path to citizenship, allowing more people to gain dual nationality.
The Turkish community in Germany expects 50,000 people with Turkish roots to make naturalization applications in the coming years. [ more ]
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1 month ago
Germany news

Germany records highest number of naturalizations since 2000 DW 05/28/2024

Around 200,100 people were naturalized as German citizens in 2023, the highest number in a single year since the turn of the millennium. [ more ]
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5 months ago
Germany news

Germany: Citizenship law could prompt 50,000 Turks to apply DW 01/20/2024

German lawmakers have endorsed a new path to citizenship, allowing more people to gain dual nationality.
The Turkish community in Germany expects 50,000 people with Turkish roots to make naturalization applications in the coming years. [ more ]
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www.thelocal.de
1 month ago
Germany news

Inside Germany: Grundgesetz, citizenship language requirements and vomit toilets

For German citizenship, a B1 level language proficiency is required, allowing individuals to handle daily tasks independently. [ more ]
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3 weeks ago
Germany news

Germany's citizenship reform takes effect DW 06/25/2024

Germany allows multiple citizenship and eases naturalization process. [ more ]
www.thelocal.de
1 month ago
Germany news

Inside Germany: Grundgesetz, citizenship language requirements and vomit toilets

For German citizenship, a B1 level language proficiency is required, allowing individuals to handle daily tasks independently. [ more ]
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3 weeks ago
Germany news

Germany's citizenship reform takes effect DW 06/25/2024

Germany allows multiple citizenship and eases naturalization process. [ more ]
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#language-requirements
www.thelocal.de
1 month ago
Germany news

How good does your German have to be for the different paths to citizenship?

Applicants for German citizenship need to pass a B1 language test, showing they can handle daily life situations and basic conversations. [ more ]
www.thelocal.de
1 month ago
Berlin

Language and citizenship tests: 7 essential articles for German naturalisation

Foreign residents in Germany can apply for citizenship after five years instead of eight, allowing multiple nationalities. Language requirements will be adjusted with new citizenship rules. [ more ]
www.thelocal.de
1 month ago
Germany news

How good does your German have to be for the different paths to citizenship?

Applicants for German citizenship need to pass a B1 language test, showing they can handle daily life situations and basic conversations. [ more ]
www.thelocal.de
1 month ago
Berlin

Language and citizenship tests: 7 essential articles for German naturalisation

Foreign residents in Germany can apply for citizenship after five years instead of eight, allowing multiple nationalities. Language requirements will be adjusted with new citizenship rules. [ more ]
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www.thelocal.de
2 months ago
Europe politics

Can I get German citizenship and immediately move abroad?

European Union citizenship offers freedom of movement for Germans to live and work in other member countries without applying for visas or work permits. [ more ]
#dual-citizenship
www.aljazeera.com
5 months ago
Germany news

German upper house approves bill easing citizenship rules

German lawmakers have passed a bill that makes the process of obtaining citizenship easier and allows people to become German citizens while keeping their original citizenship.
The naturalisation reform reduces the residency requirement for applying for German citizenship from eight to five years, and grants German citizenship at birth to children of parents from abroad if one parent has been legally residing in Germany for five years.
People who obtain German citizenship will no longer have to give up the citizenship of their native country, allowing German-born Turks and others to become voters in Germany. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
5 months ago
Germany news

German Lawmakers Agree to Ease Path to Citizenship

Germany has approved legislation allowing shorter waiting periods before naturalization and the possibility of dual citizenship.
The changes are aimed at attracting more skilled workers to the country and creating a more diverse society. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
5 months ago
Germany news

German parliament approves easing rules to get citizenship, dropping restrictions on dual passports

German lawmakers have approved legislation easing rules on gaining citizenship and ending restrictions on dual citizenship.
The legislation aims to bolster the integration of immigrants and attract skilled workers. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
5 months ago
Germany news

German upper house approves bill easing citizenship rules

German lawmakers have passed a bill that makes the process of obtaining citizenship easier and allows people to become German citizens while keeping their original citizenship.
The naturalisation reform reduces the residency requirement for applying for German citizenship from eight to five years, and grants German citizenship at birth to children of parents from abroad if one parent has been legally residing in Germany for five years.
People who obtain German citizenship will no longer have to give up the citizenship of their native country, allowing German-born Turks and others to become voters in Germany. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
5 months ago
Germany news

German Lawmakers Agree to Ease Path to Citizenship

Germany has approved legislation allowing shorter waiting periods before naturalization and the possibility of dual citizenship.
The changes are aimed at attracting more skilled workers to the country and creating a more diverse society. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
5 months ago
Germany news

German parliament approves easing rules to get citizenship, dropping restrictions on dual passports

German lawmakers have approved legislation easing rules on gaining citizenship and ending restrictions on dual citizenship.
The legislation aims to bolster the integration of immigrants and attract skilled workers. [ more ]
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www.aljazeera.com
5 months ago
Germany news

Germany's parliament approves easing citizenship laws

German lawmakers have approved legislation to ease the rules on gaining citizenship and end the ban on holding dual citizenship.
The legislation will allow people to become eligible for citizenship after five years in Germany or three in case of special integration accomplishments.
Dual nationality, which was previously only allowed for citizens of other EU countries, will now be permitted, allowing thousands of German-born Turks to become voters. [ more ]
www.thelocal.de
6 months ago
Germany politics

What documents should you get after obtaining German citizenship?

Once your German citizenship application is approved, you will need to obtain certain documents such as a citizenship certificate, German ID card, and passport.
Your citizenship certificate is the most important document you will receive, and you will need it to apply for other forms of identification. [ more ]
www.dw.com
7 months ago
Germany politics

Germany debates tying citizenship to Israel loyalty DW 12/08/2023

Applicants for German citizenship in Saxony-Anhalt must declare their support for Israel's right to exist.
A more thorough check of 'antisemitic attitudes' will be part of the naturalization process. [ more ]
www.thelocal.de
2 months ago
Germany news

Requirements, costs and permits: 6 essential articles for German citizenship

German citizenship rules changing on June 27th, 2024 [ more ]
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