Litvaks continually rejected restoration of Lithuanian citizenship

  • 2016-04-11
The Lithuanian Migration Department is continually rejecting the restoration of citizenship for Litvaks (Lithuanian Jews) and their descendants who are residing in Israel and South Africa Since November 2015, the Lithuanian Migration Department has been rejecting the majority of applications from those who wish to restore their Lithuanian citizenship. This extends to those who left Lithuania during the 1920-1939 interwar period, plus their descendants. According to Lithuanian Citizenship Law, those who left Lithuania before March 11 1990 and acquired ci...
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