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  1. Sandra Bullock is applying for a German passport

    That's odd--it opens fine for me. If you go here, scroll down to the green box with the heading "Bitte beachten Sie" and click on "Leichtere Einbürgerung für Nachkommen von NS-Verfolgten", it should also take you there. They do also have info for children born out of wedlock to a German father before July 1993, yes.
  2. Sandra Bullock is applying for a German passport

    I realize this is an ancient thread that’s just been resurrected, but on the topic of mothers with German citizenship, in case it’s useful to anyone here: In 2019 Germany made it easier for people with German mothers to apply for German citizenship (also includes their descendants), even those who weren’t persecuted by the Nazis: “The ministerial decree of August 30, 2019, expands the group of persons eligible for citizenship to include the children born in wedlock to German mothers and foreign fathers before the Basic Law entered into force on May 24, 1949, and the children born out of wedlock to German fathers and foreign mothers who did not acquire German citizenship owing to the citizenship law prevailing at the time of their birth as well as their descendants.” (   More info in German here and here, and re. children born before 1975. All the info online is directed at people living outside Germany, since it’s based on § 14 StAG; if you live in Germany, it falls under § 8 StAG and the relevant Einbürgerungsbehörde is in charge of the process. (I had an appointment at my local Einbürgerungsbehörde a few weeks ago and now I’ve got tons of paperwork to hunt down...)  
  3. Erzieherin Jobs- Best places to search?

    I was in a similar situation a few years ago—looking for Kitas where I could either work without qualifications for a few years or start working on qualifications while I was there. I’m currently in my second year of a praxisintegrierte Ausbildung zur Erzieherin, so if you have other questions about the Ausbildung, I'm happy to answer them!   Jobs do exist, but as was mentioned above, you’ll want to look at private Kitas, since they can hire you without qualifications. I’ve also seen job listings from some of the chains like Fröbel looking for English speakers who are willing to start a praxisintegrierte/berufsbegleitende Ausbildung, so that might be worth a look.   I’d second the Agentur für Arbeit and also add the site for Frühe Mehrsprachigkeit an Kitas und Schulen ( has a list of bilingual Kitas, though you’ll have to look on the Kitas’ individual sites for job listings. You might also do a search here on Toytown and read through some of the threads posted by parents looking for English/bilingual Kitas for their kids, and again, look on the individual sites for job listings.