In the midst of a pandemic, as they grieve the loss of their grandfather, Joe Giudice's daughters need him for emotional support.
Unfortunately, right now, they cannot even visit him as they had planned to.
Joe was deported to Italy.
Unfortunately, we must now be the bearers of some truly grim news.
Joe has lost his final appeal.
Speaking exlusively to The Hollywood Gossip, Joe reflects upon this devastating news and why he now fears for his family's future.
1. This is heartbreaking
Joe Giudice has lost his final deportation appeal. Below, you can read his statement to THG about this devastating blow.
2. Joe and Teresa served their time
The court agreed to allow Teresa to serve her shorter sentence before Joe served a jarring 41 months behind bars on charges of wire and bankruptcy fraud.
3. 41 months …
That is a tremendous amount of time to be away from your four daughters who are growing, experiencing milestones, and developing as young human beings while you are away.
4. That should have been the end of it
Instead, there was a devastating twist. America is the only country that Joe has ever known, but he was technically born in Italy and brought to the US as a baby.
5. Make no mistake
Joe is an American, in that he has lived his entire life in the United States and raised his family here. But he was not a legally recognized citizen, which left him vulnerable. …
6. He fought and fought
But ultimately, Joe was deported from the US to Italy, a country that has never been his home.