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400 British descendants of Portuguese Sephardic Jews have requested Portuguese nationality

Less than two months after the referendum on the departure of the United Kingdom from the European Union, there are already 400 British descendants of Portuguese Sephardic Jews who have applied for Portuguese nationality. This is a significant increase, since before referring only five approved a law of the nationality of 2015 The UK has …

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Portuguese nationality requests have reached a seven year record

Translated from the original in Portuguese found here The number of requests to obtain Portuguese nationality has reached the highest value of the last seven years in 2016, totaling 35,416, according to the Annual Report of Internal Safety data (ARIS). The 2016 report informs that of 35,416 requests to obtain Portuguese nationality, the Immigration and Borders Service has issued …

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British Sephardic Jews request Portuguese nationality

About 400 Sephardic Jews are requesting Portuguese nationality. Almost all requests arrived after the Brexit results. Most want to keep a European passport and the freedom of movement. The Brexit referendum planted the seeds of uncertainty among the British Sephardi Jews. “Up until the Brexit referendum we had only 5 requests, which is understandable because …

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British Jews ask for Portuguese citizenship to gain freedom of movement across the EU

More than five hundred British Jews ask for Portuguese citizenship after the Brexit referendum, using a Portuguese law destined to make historic justice to get a free pass for the European Union. They are descendent of the Sephardim, who were expelled from the country 500 years ago or had run away from the inquisition. The …

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