Italian Citizenship for Americans – Dual Citizenship for U.S. Citizens of Italian descent

“Under the jus sanguinis principle, any person of Italian descent can claim his or her citizenship, and it will be considered citizenship at birth. The process consists in claiming the right of Italian citizenship.”
Very significant! Think of the advantages of having been born with Italian citizenship when it comes to relinquishing U.S. citizenship!

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Italian Citizenship for Americans –

Dual Citizenship for U.S. Citizens of Italian descent

As a Dually qualified Italian Attorney in New York, I receive many inquiries by American citizens of Italian ancestry that wish to obtain Italian American Dual Citizenship.

Italian citizenship law is based on the jus sanguinis principle (citizenship by blood), and anyone with an Italian ancestor can claim Italian citizenship.

Under the jus sanguinis principle, any person of Italian descent can claim his or her citizenship, and it will be considered citizenship at birth. The process consists in claiming the right of Italian citizenship.

Italian citizenship can be claimed in different cases; below you can find the most common:

CASE #1: Your father was an Italian citizen at the time of your birth and you never renounced your right to Italian citizenship.

CASE #2: Your mother was an Italian citizen at the time of…

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