BiG in The Guardian: Brexit means… more Brits taking up German citizenship

As The Guardian reports:

A record number of Britons took up German citizenship in 2017, according to authorities who cited Brexit as the “obvious” reason for the leap in numbers.

The German press has dubbed them neue Deutschbriten, or ‘new German Britons.’

Ingrid Taylor, founding member of the Bavarian branch of British in Germany, is quoted:

It finally made me feel safe from the shenanigans of the negotiating process. It means, quite simply, I can continue working and living here as a citizen of the EU, enjoying the advantages that come with that and the uncertainty has gone.

People are gradually getting more and more nervous realising that they could be very disadvantaged in their careers and way of life without an EU passport. Even many of those who have said: ‘it’ll be alright’ have stopped putting their faith in the politicians. Our advice is: don’t wait, do it as soon as you can.

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