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To explain the title: due to former political activity opposing the Erdogan administration, my Turkish citizenship has now been withdrawn. I was aware of the looming danger of this happening, for which reason I moved to Germany recently. Now I am faced with this situation:

  • I have a residence permit in Germany for about 3 years
  • I have no citizenship anywhere in the world
  • My passport has been declared invalid by the Turkish government
  • I might at some point get indicted for terrorism or something of that sort (my actual crime consists in signing a petition, mind you!)

Now here are my questions:

  • How does the state of Germany deal with this?
  • Where can I get information about my status? (Which government agency in Germany is responsible for me? Where can I inquire?)
  • What are my options to get a citizenship in Europe (or anywhere for that matter) or any secure title of residence?
  • Is it possible that I may get deported to Turkey in case of indictment?
  • Can I still safely use my "invalid" passport (my only real legal document with a valid EU visa of course) in Germany where necessary, for example registration at another place of residence? Would this be considered fraud?
  • To clarify the last question: will the Turkish administration pass the information about them invalidating my passport on to European officials and how will these react?

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    Whoa... my best advice is to engage a solicitor for advice, and not get it from random strangers on the Internet. You have too much at stake, and at risk, to do otherwise. – Giorgio Feb 10 '17 at 18:23
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    Has your Turkish citizenship actually been taken away, or was it just that your passport has been revoked? I did find news online about a decree in January that people who do not return within 3 months of an official call to return can have their citizenship stripped, but it doesn't seem like there's been enough time since then for that to happen. – user102008 Feb 10 '17 at 19:29
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    Regarding international travel if you are stateless, I believe Germany has a travel document for stateless people resident in Germany (Reiseausweis für Staatenlose) – user102008 Feb 10 '17 at 19:32
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    Further to @user102008's comment, I think you'll have to apply for political asylum to receive a travel document for stateless people, but I should think that if you already have a residence permit it might not be too hard to succeed in that application. As Dorothy notes, you'll definitely want to get professional legal advice. If you cannot afford a lawyer (or even if you can) you may want to look for a charitable organization in Germany to help: they may be able to help you find an appropriate lawyer, or even to offer direct legal assistance. – phoog Feb 10 '17 at 19:51
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    In my opinion your questions must be answered holistically, not piecemeal. There is some interrelation between them. For this reason I believe you should contact an attorney instead of soliciting opinions on an online forum where people will not have the full picture. All the best. – user 56513 Feb 13 '17 at 1:22