http://www.novinite.com/articles/175982 ... fter+Brexi
The Bulgarian Embassy has been contacted by 30 Britons interested in citizenship, up from negligible interest, the newswire said.
Full article http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/ ... s-revealed
The articles title is misleading, yes some counties had a surge of interest from UK citizens, but even so numbers are really low and most have fallen back to nearer normal levels.. Finland’s Embassy said it had seen about 100 more passport applications than in previous summers. The Hungarian Consulate estimated it received 220 citizenship-related inquiries from Britons since June 23, up from fewer than 10 in the first half of the year and so on.
Austria had the most inquires. "The Austrian Embassy, said in an e-mail. “In the first days after the referendum, phone and e-mail inquiries have increased to more than 100 inquiries per day.”
"Meghan Benton, a senior policy analyst at the Migration Policy Institute in Washington, said there were likely two kinds of applicants, the first being people who regularly use freedom of movement because of family and work.
“The second group is the interesting group; they’re the people who want the richness of EU citizenship, people who may have never activated their freedom of movement,” she said by phone. “They probably feel cheated, not wanting to lose their rights.”
Laughing at the second explanation and I voted remain. I wonder if Irish Matchmaker Industry has had a boost. http://www.nickryan.net/articles/matchmaker.html
Willie Daly is the last of the traditional Irish 'matchmakers', matching lonely couples from around the world.