Embarking on the journey to acquire Italian citizenship by descent means connecting with your ancestral roots and enjoying the benefits of dual citizenship, like the ability to live, work, and study visa-free in all 27 EU member countries. However, you may also wonder if there are situations where you might lose your Italian citizenship. This artic...

Dear friends, it has been a very, very busy but exciting June for all of us here at We the Italians. We started it in New York's Little Italy with the opening party of the magnificent Red Sauce Studio, the latest genius brainchild of John Viola and the group that makes the Italian American Podcast with him, including my friends Rossella Rago and Pa...

There are countless benefits to being an Italian dual citizen, such as visa-free travel to over 160 countries, but many also wonder if they will be required to pay taxes in Italy. Understanding that tax law in any country is often complicated and confusing, it’s a common concern that one’s tax implications may be more complex being a citizen of two...

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Are you an Italian citizen residing abroad? Then, in addition to enjoying the benefits that come with Italian citizenship, you may wonder if there are any responsibilities for an Italian citizen living outside of Italy. One of the main requirements is to update the Italian government of any relevant vital events in your life, like births, marriages...

Camillo Ianacone, owner of Camillo's Restaurant (31 MacArthur Ave., Sayreville), officially became a U.S. citizen on Tuesday, March 26. After nearly 50 years of living in the United States, Ianacone felt that it was time to get his citizenship. "I never really thought about it much in the past. I was always here, so I never really thought about [be...

A central part of applying for Italian citizenship by descent is the retrieval of your ancestor’s vital records. Whether you are applying at an Italian consulate in the United States, a municipality in Italy, or via a court case, accurate vital records are crucial to having a successful citizenship application. It’s important to prove an unbroken c...

This article will outline the eligibility requirements and the application process in respect of acquiring Italian citizenship by marriage and residency. It will also explain the changes in recent years in citizenship law in relation to the two pathways, as the information is relevant for those who are applying for Italian citizenship through eithe...

Thanks to Senator La Marca's many solicitations, yesterday, Tuesday, Jan. 23, her two Bills providing "Provisions on the reopening of the deadline for the reacquisition of Italian citizenship" and "Amendments to Law No. 91 of Feb. 5, 1992, on the reacquisition of citizenship by women who have lost it as a result of marriage to a foreigner and their...

The three main avenues to apply for Italian citizenship are by descent, marriage, and naturalization. You might wonder if you can apply online, but the answer primarily depends on which of the above routes you take. In short, applications for marriage and naturalization can be mostly done online, while descent applications need to be handled in per...