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In what way may I obtain dual citizenship of US and the EU (preferably Italian)?

Miami, FL |

I was born in Cuba. I came to the US when I was 9 yrs old and have applied for and became a US citizen. I am a pilot. My family are all of Cuban nationality who now live in Italy and applied for and became Italian citizens. I want Italian citizenship because I want to work preferably for Alitalia and be near my family. I also visit Italy very frequently to visit my family.

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If your question is whether you would lose a US citizenship, no. See below

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AILA has a Rome chapter. Find out if any members are in the area where you live.

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You will need to speak with an Italian lawyer to determine whether you are eligible for Italian citizenship.

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Very very difficult process. I suggest starting with a lengthy list of necessary documents obtained from the Italian Consular Section or Embassy.

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