An amendment to sec 58c of the Austrian Nationality Act, which came into effect on September 1, 2020 furthers reconciliation with descendants of victims of the Austrian Holocaust. Jews and non-Jews who left Austria between 1933 and 1955 following Nazi annexation of the country, and their direct descendants, including children who were adopted as minors,…

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Austria’s population growth in the past few years has been fueled by immigration from abroad. Israelis opting for the Austria second passport program are among other foreign nationals making Austria more diverse. If you’re interested in living in Vienna, which consistently tops quality of living rankings, new legislation on citizenship for foreigners opens up pathways…

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An Austrian passport allows for free travel within the European Economic Area (EEA), Switzerland, and (for the moment) the United Kingdom. The law office of Cohen, Decker, Pex, Brosh helps its clients acquire Austrian (EU) citizenship. In this article, we will explain how to get an Austrian passport. How do you get an Austrian passport?…

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The law office of Cohen, Decker, Pex and Brosh helps Israeli and American citizens obtain a second European passport. We assess your situation to suggest a straightforward route to EU citizenship. The avenues are discussed below – here’s a summary: Since the expansion of the European Union, every fifth Israeli is eligible for EU citizenship.…

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The attractions of a European passport are just too alluring to pass up. Regardless of whether you’re an American, Israeli or a citizen of another country, you may have caught the multiple citizenships bug. The law office of Cohen, Decker, Pex & Brosh has found that the European passport is favored for the many meaningful…

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Looking for information on eligibility for Austrian citizenship for Holocaust survivors? As of September 2020, Austria has broadened the criteria for obtaining Austrian citizenship for Holocaust survivors and their descendants. From now on, citizenship will be granted to descendants of both mothers and fathers persecuted by the Nazis as a citizen of the Austrian Republic…

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The new Austrian legislation that was passed this September is relevant for thousands of Israelis and Jews around the world. They are busy collecting and preparing the various documents to apply for Austrian citizenship. The legislation regarding citizenship has been expanded but there are certain limitations regarding past or present career soldiers. This article is…

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As of September 2020, Austria has expanded the criteria for granting Austrian citizenship for descendants of survivors of Nazi persecution. Many Israelis, relatives of Holocaust survivors, are eligible for Austrian citizenship with no need to give up their existing citizenship. The law offices of Cohen, Decker, Pex and Brosh specialize in immigration and obtaining citizenship,…

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This article explains the importance of a genealogist (family roots researcher) for obtaining foreign citizenship. If you are seeking to obtain foreign citizenship based on descent, you should pay close attention to your genealogical report. Presenting such a report to the authorities can be, in many cases, a deciding factor in obtaining foreign citizenship. The…

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