Many immigrants in Italy are now planning to travel abroad to spend Christmas holidays with their families and friends. If you are one of them, there are some important rules you must be aware of in order to avoid problems at the time of coming back to Italy.
In order to apply for family reunification, the applicant is required to prove that they have suitable accommodation that meets the health and hygiene standards established by the law.
In the Circular Letter 1575/2008, Ministry of Home Affairs clarified that should the applicant indicate that the family member will live in a different apartment from the one in which the applicant lives, then the applicant will have to provide proof that that apartment meets the health and hygiene standards.
You can apply for refugee status if
In your home country you were directly and personally persecuted for reasons of race, religion, nationality, membership of a particular social group or political opinion, or if there is a well-founded and proved reason to hold that you may be persecuted in case you return to your home country (in compliance with the Geneva Convention).