Your article “Restoration of German Citizenship for Holocaust Victims and Descendants” (NYLJ, Sept. 23) was interesting and basically accurate. A fairly significant omission is that, until April 1, 1953, German citizenship could only be passed down through the father. If you were born before this time of a mother who had her German citizenship taken from her, unfortunately your claim will fail. I know from experience that citizenship restoration is not an especially onerous process, that supporting documents are fairly easy to find and that the German authorities are generally very helpful.
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