NewsInformation Evening on September 7 th , 2017 in Hamburg
Many Americans who have been living in Germany for many years are deterred from applying for German citizenship because of the German law requiring the renunciation of their American citizenship.
Almost 80 persons attended an information evening organized by the Hamburg Chapter of Democrats Abroad Germany to shed light on the subject. What are the rules and regulations? Where can I get more specific information concerning my situation?
Two officials from the Hamburg Naturalization Office presented the facts and answered questions.
Here is their presentation, in German.
On September 3rd, Chapter members met in Hamburg's Stadtpark to enjoy the beautiful weather and celebrate Labor Day (1 day early) with a picnic. We enjoyed the late-summer sun, throwing the frisbee or football around, and enjoying taco salad, pico de gallo and homemade oreos, among other delicacies. Hope to see you at our next get together!
picture by Chesney McKinley-Severance
One year after waking up to the shock that remains an unavoidable part of our lives, we want to come together and remember what we are fighting for, and what is at stake. In Germany, November 9th is often referred to as "Schicksalstag", with momentous events taking place throughout history on that date. This November 9th, we also want to remember that the fate of the United States and the world has not been decided by last year's election. We are the difference, which we have already proven, and will not stop proving going forward.
More details about this event, and others on the weekends before and after, will be announced soon.
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