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A Hungarian Citizenship Journey

On the 8th March 1911, a 5-year old boy called Pál and his mother, Rozália, boarded the Saxonia at Fiume headed to New York. Pál’s father, Ferenc had emigrated to America a couple of years earlier and was now working as a coal miner in Vintondale, Pennsylvania and had saved up so that his wife and child could join him in America.

Tara’s Hungarian Citizenship Journey

In this video, actress and filmmaker Tara Gadomski talks about what inspired her on her Hungarian citizenship journey.

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In her introduction Tara tells us how her Hungarian heritage was an important constant in her life from childhood – this will resonate with many of you who are considering applying for Hungarian citizenship. It was in 2020 that Tara decided to take our Hungarian Citizenship Course with the aim of learning Hungarian and preparing for the citizenship interview.

Success stories

If you're planning on Simplified Naturalization, I strongly recommend HLS’ course. These angels patiently taught me everything I needed to know to ace the interview. Sitting in my home in Budapest, I can't thank them enough for their encouragement and kindness throughout the process.
— Julie Angel,