Newsletter No. 2/2020: Central points of contact for skilled immigration to Germany
Dear Reader,
Welcome to our new issue of the "Make it in Germany" newsletter. Keep up to date with the key developments in the field of immigration of skilled workers in Germany. Your "Make it in Germany"-team wishes you an enjoyable read!
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To advise and accompany international qualified professionals on their way to Germany, there are numerous institutions and structures in Germany and abroad that offer support. The following list provides an overview of central and local points of contact in Germany and abroad responsible for the immigration of skilled professionals. 
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Figure of the month
128 900
foreigners have received the German citizenship in 2019, an increase of 15% compared to the previous year. In total, people from 183 countries became German citizens.
Updates on "Make it in Germany"
COVID-19 special regulations on visa & residence
The Corona crisis also affects entry and residence of immigrants in Germany. "Make it in Germany" has summarized the important temporary regulations.
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New video series: Ask Me Anything
Tyler is from the U.S. and lives and works in Berlin. Marina is from Russia and is an IT expert and a mother of two. Juanita is from Colombia and lives and studies in Cologne. In the new video series "Ask Me Anything", the protagonists report on their personal experiences in Germany.
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“Make it in Germany” - webinars
Since the beginning of 2020, "Make it in Germany" has regularly been offering webinars for people interested in emigration and working, studying or receiving vocational training in Germany. In addition, special formats are planned for employers in Germany interested in recruiting from abroad. The webinars are organized in cooperation with professionals from the respective subject areas. Learn more about the "Make it in Germany" webinars.
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Guest article
Welcome Centers have become important players in the recruitment of qualified professionals. Over the years, more and more such facilities are being set up. The editorial team of "Make it in Germany" has spoken with the director Mrs. Maria Isabel Cáceres Guerrero to learn more about the Welcome Center Region Hildesheim.
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We want to constantly improve for you! Do you have any questions or suggestions? Write us at Your contact persons are Vanessa Pohlmann, Michaelle Nintcheu and Rosalia Meztli Chino Flores.

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