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Portuguese nationality attributed to 431 descendants of Jews expelled from Portugal

Translation from the original in Portuguese published 6 February 2017 here More than 5,500 Sephardic Jews have applied for Portuguese nationality, and 431 have obtained it since the entry into force of legislation allowing the attribution of nationality to this community in 2015, according to official data. In 2016 alone, Sephardic Jews made 5,100 applications …

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Spain, Portugal naturalize nearly 5,000 Sephardic Jews

Nearly 5,000 people have become citizens of Spain or Portugal following the passing of laws in both countries on the naturalization of descendants of Sephardic Jews. In Portugal, where a procedure for naturalization under the law went into effect last year, 292 applicants for naturalization have been approved, Catarina Madeira, a spokeswoman for the Portuguese …

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Portuguese Citizenship Law Attracts 250 Jewish Applicants, Primarily From Turkey

New law granting descendants of Jews forced into exile the right to citizenship passes three months ago. Three months after Portugal passed a law granting descendants of Jews forced into exile centuries ago the right to citizenship, 250 applicants – most from Turkey – have already received official certification that they qualify. This certification establishes …

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