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In our glossary, you can find a list of important terms related to work and life in Germany.

Foreigners Authority

German: Ausländerbehörde

The Foreigners Authority (Ausländerbehörde or Ausländeramt) is an authority that is tasked with enforcing the Residence Act (AufenthG) and clarifying the legal status of immigrants. There is usually a Foreigners Authority in every rural district (Landkreis) or city constituting a district in its own right (kreisfreie Stadt).

Theme: Visas, Institutions & Authorities

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