It is now possible for the descendants of Spanish and Portuguese Sephardi Jews around the world to obtain Portuguese citizenship. Thanks to Portugal’s Law of Return, passed in 2015, enacted by the legislation to make amends for the expulsion that Sephardi Jews were subjected to in 1492 and 1496 coordinated by the Catholic monarchy. More…

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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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What is the quick way to get a Portuguese passport? Thousands of Israelis are currently waiting to get a Portuguese passport, after receiving an approval in principle for their eligibility to a citizenship. In order to issue a passport, after approval of the citizenship by the Portuguese authorities, the applicant is required to wait several…

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The law offices of Cohen, Decker, Pex & Brosh, specialize in the fields of immigration, relocation and acquisition of a foreign citizenship. The offices assist those interested in emigrating to Portugal. We help with obtaining a Portuguese citizenship for descendants of Jews who were expelled from Spain due to the Alhambra Decree, and are currently…

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Any person who has Sephardic ancestors and is interested in receiving a Portuguese passport, can do so; provided they can prove their Sephardic ancestry based on an official document. Proving the Sephardic ancestry will be done with a family tree of about 5 generations. In addition, the candidate needs to provide a recommendation letter. But…

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This article will discuss how to prove Sephardic ancestry. This is particularly relevant if you seek to apply for Portuguese citizenship under the Sephardic Law. Our law offices have been involved in assisting Israelis of Sephardic descent with this process, and as media coverage has noted, many Israelis have applied for and received Portuguese citizenship. …

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The possibility of receiving a Portuguese Passport based on the Portuguese “Law of Return” is appealing to many Israelis, thanks to the many EU benefits that come with it. But which Jews and non-Jews exactly are eligible to receive the passport? We will answer these questions in detail in this article. The Cohen, Decker, Pex &…

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The amount of Portuguese passport applications has increased dramatically in the past few years. Most of the applications come from Israelis who are entitled to Portuguese citizenship. In this article we present the exact numbers and their increase rate over time, as evidence of how popular the Portuguese passport has become. The law offices of…

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