In last month’s Italian Citizenship Assistance article, we covered Italian citizenship by descent, also known as Jure Sanguinis. This month we want to continue the discussion about Italian citizenship by descent via another route that requires going to court. This situation occurs when making a claim through a female ancestor who gave birth before...

In last month's Italian Citizenship Assistance article, we went over the subject of Italian citizenship Jure Sanguinis – application at the Italian consulate.  There is one other possibility that we have not discussed yet, and that is the process of applying in Italy. There are many who choose to apply in Italy due to the fact that there are very l...

In our article last month, we covered Italian citizenship by marriage and in this month’s article, we will go over Italian citizenship by descent also known as Jure Sanguinis.  First, let's talk about who can apply for citizenship in this way. The answer is that anyone of Italian descent who can demonstrate an unbroken chain of citizenship back to...

In last month’s ICA article, we mentioned that this month we would be discussing Italian citizenship by marriage and the new linguistic requirement. For more detailed information on citizenship by marriage click here to read our citizenship by marriage page. Let’s first start with some of the reasons why people we assist choose to acquire Italian c...

“Per sensibilizzare Parlamento e Governo sulla questione della perdita della cittadinanza italiana ho bisogno anche del Vostro aiuto, di Voi, italiani all’estero, che avete perso la cittadinanza, di far conoscere le vostre storie e, pertanto, Vi chiedo di scrivermi raccontandomi la vostra storia in un minuto ed io sarò la Vostra voce, leggendola ne...

Welcome again to our Italian Citizenship Assistance column! In our previous article, we discussed the growing world-wide phenomenon of people with Italian ancestors wanting to gain Italian citizenship and the benefits connected to Italian Dual Citizenship. Gaining Italian citizenship is something that is truly possible for anybody who makes the eff...

Ciao from Rome to all the friends of We the Italians! There are some very important news coming up! The first, officially, we can announce now: on October 12, 2019 in Siena, Tuscany, we will organize the first Columbus Day in Italy! We don't know yet what it will be: certainly not a parade like the ones that are organized in America. It's a first t...

Many  U.S. citizens, whether they are Italian or not, dream about going to Italy and maybe even living there; enjoying the rolling Tuscan hills, the art, the history, the culture, the incredible beauty in all the different regions, not to mention the wine, pizza, pasta and “old world charm”. For those with Italian heritage or married to an Italian,...

Ciao from Rome to all the friends of We the Italians, and Happy Easter! We are particularly pleased and proud to announce the first partnership that kicks off a new season for We the Italians. We know that the problem of dual citizenship is very important for several members of the Italian American community, and that is why we are pleased to be ab...

Dual citizenship is a very important topic for many members of the Italian American community. Through these years I’ve met and spoken with hundreds of Americans of Italian descent eager to officially become Italian citizens, ready to commit to an effort that requires patience, money, time and it is not easy at all. I always tell them that no mat...