by Melinda Gallo

And the final decision is...

I received a response from the Italian consulate today and they explained that even if I file in Italy, the documents that I was hoping to get will have to be requested by the comune. They said that they don't give precedence to any other requests. So that means that if I file here in Florence, I'll be put at the bottom of the pile.

So after weeks of wondering how to get my Italian citizenship quicker. This email helped me decide. I have now decided to just wait it out. At least now, I don't have anything else to do for the Italian government, the Italian consulate in the US will do it for me.

I was previously told that between June and December 2006 I should be receiving my Italian citizenship from the US, so for now I'm still hopeful...and my fingers and toes are crossed.

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