Joe Giudice may be headed back to Italy sooner rather than later.
Just weeks after the Real Housewives of New Jersey husband was awarded a temporary stay, a new report has revealed that the Assistant Attorney General Joseph H. Hunt recently argued that Joe has “failed to show that a discretionary stay is warranted.”
According to the report, the attorney general said that while Joe claimed his crimes “involved no loss” to victims, those claims were “meritless.” He also said Joe’s conviction demonstrated “moral turpitude.”
As The Real Housewives of New Jersey fans may know, a judge ordered Joe’s deportation in October of last year as he served his 41-month prison sentence for charges of bank and wire fraud. One month later, Joe and his attorneys appealed the ruling but were unsuccessful.
Although Joe didn’t win his appeal, he’s continued to fight to stay in the country and earlier this year, he filed a petition to have his impending deportation, and his denied appeal, reviewed.
In addition to Joe’s efforts to remain in the U.S. with his family, his wife, Teresa Giudice, and their four kids, Gia, 18, Gabriella, 15, Milania, 14, and Audriana, 10, have also done their part by writing letters in hopes of convincing his judge that he should stay.
“Judge Ellington, my daughters need their father,” Teresa begged in her letter. “I cannot bear the thought of my daughters losing their father, I am fearful that it will break them and that I alone will not be able to fix them. Judge Ellington, this is my greatest fear and it keeps me up at night. The fear that if I lose my husband, I will also lose my children, as they will never ever be the same.”
The Real Housewives of New Jersey will return to Bravo TV later this year for season 10.
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