Great grandpa from Naples. Eligible for Italy Citizenship?

Over 25 million Italians have emigrated between 1861 and 1960 with a migration boom between 1871 and 1915 when over 13,5 million emigrants left the country for European and overseas destinations.
User avatar
gvandora
Newbie
Newbie
Posts: 2
Joined: 30 Nov 2006, 00:00
Location: Baltimore, MD

Great grandpa from Naples. Eligible for Italy Citizenship?

Postby gvandora » 30 Nov 2006, 18:26

My maternal great grandfather was born in Italy in late 1800s. He immigrated to the US around the turn of the century. My grandfather was born here in 1920s. My mother was born here in 1948. I was born in 1982. Am I eligible for italian citizenship juris sanguis?

User avatar
wldspirit
Staff
Staff
Posts: 5605
Joined: 17 Nov 2004, 00:00
Location: U.S.A.
Contact:

Re: Great grandpa from Naples. Eligible for Italy Citizenshi

Postby wldspirit » 30 Nov 2006, 18:45


User avatar
gvandora
Newbie
Newbie
Posts: 2
Joined: 30 Nov 2006, 00:00
Location: Baltimore, MD

Re: Great grandpa from Naples. Eligible for Italy Citizenshi

Postby gvandora » 30 Nov 2006, 18:57

According to those sites, it looks like I'm qualified assuming. I just want to someone else to agree with me. ;)

I just need to make sure my great grandpa didn't get naturalized before my grandpa was born.

User avatar
wldspirit
Staff
Staff
Posts: 5605
Joined: 17 Nov 2004, 00:00
Location: U.S.A.
Contact:

Re: Great grandpa from Naples. Eligible for Italy Citizenshi

Postby wldspirit » 30 Nov 2006, 19:25

If naturalization occured after 1906, you can send this request in to check for documentation:

http://www.uscis.gov/portal/site/uscis/ ... f3d6a1RCRD

wldspirit

User avatar
mler
Master
Master
Posts: 1627
Joined: 01 Apr 2006, 00:00

Re: Great grandpa from Naples. Eligible for Italy Citizenshi

Postby mler » 01 Dec 2006, 14:26

If your great grandfather was born in the late 1800's and came to the U.S. at the turn of the century, it is likely that he came with his parents. You need to check, not only his naturalization date, but also that of his father. If his father naturalized when your great grandfather was still a minor, your great grandfather naturalized with him.

User avatar
jenalonso
Veteran
Veteran
Posts: 130
Joined: 10 Jan 2007, 00:00
Location: Columbia, MD

Re: Great grandpa from Naples. Eligible for Italy Citizenshi

Postby jenalonso » 11 Jan 2007, 17:56

The US Census records will have the information of whether or not (and when) your great grandfather was naturalized. That is how I found out.

Did you check those?
Searching for Nostrame, Mangiacapre, Cherubino, DiPascuale, Franco, Porto, D'Addona, DiLibero.


Return to “Emigration, Immigration, Naturalization and Italian citizenship”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 3 guests