The Italy-America Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the launch of a new Italian Citizenship Service in collaboration with valued member Lorenzo Agnoloni, Esq., Studio Legale Notarile Agnoloni – International Law-Notary Firm. Through this exciting new service, the IACC is able to provide its members and larger community with expert legal ci...

Ciao from Rome in this strange August during coronavirus times to all the friends of We the Italians. Dear friends... once again: how are you? Are you taking care of yourselves and your families? Are you safe, and healthy? I hope you all are ok. We at We the Italians are fine, working and enjoying the Italian summer and the beautiful places our gor...

Growing up in Chicago, Juliana Calistri was surrounded by all things Italian: music, food and language. Ms. Calistri’s grandparents were raised in Bagni di Lucca, Italy, and though her father was born in Chicago, he spoke Italian before he spoke English. “If you ask me to bake, I’m going to make biscotti and lemon knots, not chocolate chip and oatm...

Due to the large number of people who are unable to find information about Italian citizenship  by descent or who are having a difficult time finding accurate information, Italian Citizenship Assistance (ICA) has decided to produce a video podcast series where they answer questions from people all over the world about Italian citizenship by descent...

For those of you who may be eligible for Italian citizenship by descent, proving that you actually qualify for citizenship comes with the task of gathering multiple documents to demonstrate that you are in fact already an Italian citizen due to your Italian ancestry. In your search for this information, sometimes people find themselves becoming qu...

Over the past months in our Italian Citizenship Assistance articles, we have covered Italian citizenship through various avenues. This month we want to answer a common question that we  receive, "How do you know if you are actually eligible for Italian citizenship by descent?". In this article we will cover Italian citizenship by descent as well as...

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...