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Do You Qualify for Italian Dual Citizenship?

May 2019 |
For many people, obtaining Italian dual citizenship can sound like a rather complicated process and this is certainly true for those who might not be familiar with Italian laws regarding applying for citizenship by descent. As a company that helps...

Discovering La Famiglia: Requesting Records from Italy

May 2019 |
After you have exhausted all the available online sources for Italian records, both civil and ecclesiastical, your next step can be to write directly to Italy to request records. This month we are going to cover some tips on how to prepare your...

Little Italy: St. Louis

May 2019 |
While many Little Italys across the U.S. are famous for their size, their festivals or the fact that they are a neighborhood in a trendy U.S. city, some Little Italys boast their own fame. St. Louis’ Little Italy, more affectionately known as The...

Discovering La Famiglia: Finding Your Family in Italian Parish Records

April 2019 |
Aside from Italian civil records, Italian parish records are the most valuable genealogical records as they may predate available civil records by a few centuries thus enabling you to take your family lines back several more generations. We have...

Little Italy: Toronto

April 2019 |
This month, we head a little farther north to find our featured Little Italy. Nestled in between the hip Trinity Bellwoods and cozy Palmerston neighborhoods, Toronto, Canada’s Little Italy is a pocket of culture in the heart of the city. From...

Little Italy: San Diego

March 2019 |
L’immigrazione italiana a San Diego assunse una connotazione importante dopo il 1950. A seguito dell’attività  della pesca del tonno, il nostri connazionali discesero  dalla Bay Area fino a San Diego. La comunità iniziò ad aumentare...

Discovering La Famiglia: Finding Your Family in Italian Civil Marriage Records (Part 6)

March 2019 |
Last month we started exploring Italian civil marriage records and now we are ready to do a deep dive into translating one. The format and availability of a civil marriage record will vary from village to village depending upon the time period of...

Little Italy: Chicago

February 2019 |
Little Italy, talvolta chiamata University Village, è un quartiere nel Near West Side di Chicago, delimitato da Ashland Avenue a ovest, Morgan Street a est, Eisenhower Expressway a nord e Roosevelt Road a sud. Oggi  la comunità è composta da...

Discovering La Famiglia: Finding Your Family in Italian Civil Marriage Records (Part 5)

February 2019 |
This month we are exploring Italian civil marriage records. Of all the civil records available, it is my opinion that these can be the most challenging to research and translate. However, they are also very valuable in terms of the genealogical...
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