Joe Giudice is on his way to Italy.
But the reality star is nonetheless holding out hope that it really is just a getaway.
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Judges have granted Giudice‘s request to be released from ICE custody and move to Italy, which is the nation exactly where he was born and exactly where he may possibly be forced to relocate on a permanent basis.
But Giudice will continue to appeal his deportation order for as lengthy as achievable.
“He will be OK,” stated Jerard Gonzalez, a single of Joe’s immigration attorneys. “I just do not like possessing households taken apart like this.”
Giudice had previously been denied his original request to be released to the New Jersey residence he shares with wife Teresa Giudice and their 4 daughters:
Gia, 18, Gabriella, 15, Milania, 14, and Audriana, 10.
As most Genuine Housewives of New Jersey fans are most likely conscious, Joe was sentenced to 41 months in jail for his part in a bankruptcy scheme.
Joe and his estranged wife admitted in 2016 to lying to the government about their earnings and their assets, defrauding the government in the procedure.
A federal judge decreed awhile back that Joe, who by no means became a United States citizen, have to be deported back to Italy due to the fact he’s an immigrant who committed a really serious crime.
Soon after becoming released from prison, Giudice was taken into custody by immigration officials and was only just now set no cost — but only if he lives in Italy when his appeals case is heard.
The subsequent court date with regards to Joe’s appeal is in November.
Teresa, for her aspect, has not however commented on Joe possessing to move to Italy when his legal argument goes by means of the method.
She has stated on quite a few occasions that she will leave her husband regardless of the outcome she appears so quite more than this connection.
Final week, when asked how the family members has come with each other and supported each and every other, she told E! News:
“We just do. I imply, we’ve come a lengthy way and I am delighted I have 4 stunning daughters.
“They are sturdy and I am delighted to have them. I am their rock, they are my rock and I am glad we have each and every other.”
Teresa also wrote a letter to the judge a number of months ago, pleading to have Joe stay in America.
“I can’t bear the believed of my daughters losing their father, I am fearful that it will break them and that I alone will not be in a position to repair them,” the 47-year-old wrote.
She added at the time:
“Judge Ellington, this is my greatest worry and it keeps me up at evening. The worry that if I drop my husband, I will also drop my kids, as they will by no means ever be the exact same.”
But, as you can see beneath, it also appears like Bravo is fairly darn excited to milk this scandal for all it really is worth: