Transcript for 'Real Housewives of New Jersey' star Joe Giudice's immigration appeal denied
Now to our "Gma" cover story, new trouble for reality TV couple Theresa and Joe Giudice. This morning he appears one step closer to being deported after I.C.E. Dismissed an appeal by the real housewives of new Jersey star to remain here in the United States and linsey Davis is here with that story. Reporter: Just hours after her husband Joe's appeal was denied, last night Teresa Giudice dined with a trump poil loyalist but the source says she did not ask for trump to intervene in any way and describes her as numb. They're the reality TV couple known for never backing down from a fight. Hey Joe. What? Apologize! Reporter: And this morning the Giudice family is vowing to do just that after immigration officials denied Joe's appeal against deportation earlier this month. The family attorney confirming the decision to ABC news Thursday saying we are extremely disappointed and will continue to fight to keep Mr. Giudice in the United States, the only country he knows, and reunite him with his wife and four at this point Joe could be removed from the country at any time. Me and the girls still need him. Reporter: After completing his 41-month prison sentence for mail, wire and bankruptcy fraud last month, the real housewives of New Jersey star was immediately moved to an immigration detention facility to await the appeal decision on whether or not he would be forced to return to his native Italy. That's where you were a baby? That's where I lived when my mother was pregnant with me. Reporter: Theresa addressed it last fall to Michael Strahan. He moved here when he was 1 year old. Why did he never apply for citizenship? I guess that's something you have to ask his parents. I don't know why they never made him an American citizen. Does it make you angry to know that he's never applied for I never thought I would be in this position. Reporter: It's been a rocky road for Theresa who also spent time behind bars and away from her four daughters, serving an 11-month sentence in 2015 after pleading guilty to fraud. Hi, honey. Welcome home. Reporter: Overnight Theresa sharing this photo on Instagram saying, Joe with the girls decorating eggs. Days like this I love having photos. So here's the issue. According to U.S. Law immigrants can be deported if they're convicted of a crime of moral turpitude or an aggravated felony. On Wednesday Joe and his attorneys filed a stay with the third circuit court. If his stay with that court is granted, the process is put on if the court denies the motion for a stay, the order stands and Joe will be deported back to Italy, guys. Linsey, thank you.
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