Immigration and life in Marl
Immigration has a long tradition in Marl. It has run parallel to the economic development of Marl, as the history of the town shows. You can read more about this development in Marl and the image of the town today under "Marl - a town with culture and tradition".
Immigration numbers were high in the age of industrialisation because there was work to be found in Marl. Some of the people groups which settled in Marl and share life here today are presented under "Immigration in Marl".
Migrants who would like to stay in Marl or move to Marl are subject to certain laws and legal provisions in Germany, such as the law of residence. The section referred to above also contains information about current directives and the right contact person at Marl town council.
Immigrants who want to work or apply for naturalisation also need to meet certain requirements and comply with certain regulatory stipulations, and these points are explained under "Work permits and self-employment" and "Naturalisation".
EU citizens are subject to the EU freedom of movement act during their stay. For more information go to "EU citizens".
All the information is available in German.