Citizenship in Italy

In this section, West selects the most up-to-date news, accompanied by regulations, data and studies on citizenship for foreigners: the legal mechanisms established in the various countries that establish the conditions according to which a foreigner and his/her family are able to become citizens in the country to which they have immigrated.

The Italian-Albanian who is challenging Pizzarotti in Parma


“Disorganized immigration policies hurt everyone”. These are the words pronounced by Gentian Alimadhi, an Albanian, ex-illegal immigrant-turned lawyer, and aspiring Mayor of Parma, an Italian city that symbolizes “chic”. As the center-left candidate in ...

How many stateless persons live in Italy?


It is estimated that, on a total of 600,000 stateless persons in Europe, 15,000 live in Italy. These are people who have lost or never had the citizenship of their country of origin. But ...