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New Italians: Hind

“We moved to Italy after my father died, he would have never come here”, Hind tells us a bit about herself, split between the urgency of leaving, and the need to come back. Filmed in 2017 by Francesco Conte.

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Today I was granted Italian citizenship

“Being granted a citizenship is something I realised only recently. That means I could have also been refused? How is that possible, since I lived 21 out of my 25 years, in this country?” Juru is a new Italian citizen, we met him in Termini, where he passes by everyday …

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Finally an Italian citizen

“Without an EU citizenship, I would have to get a visa even for my Erasmus application, despite being born in Italy“. Tiziana became Italian only on January 4th, because her stay permit was linked to that of her parents, Filipinos who moved to Rome in the late ’80s.

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Citizenship for immigrants’ children? Or not?

Something is changing in Italy, finally. Up to now, Italian citizenship has been given based on the “ius sanguinis” rather than the “ius soli”, meaning that a descendant of an Italian who has never lived in Italy can apply for citizenship, while if you’re born in Italy, but from foreign …

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