Andy Cohen could not believe the news when he learned that Joe Giudice faces deportation.
"I want to talk about some news from Bravo," Cohen said during the Radio Andy episode on Monday, explaining that he had just taken a plane to London when he learned that a judge ruled that Joe, the husband of The real housewives of New Jersey The star Teresa Giudice will be deported to her native Italy at the end of her prison sentence.
Joe, 48, is currently serving a 41-month prison sentence for mail fraud, bank transfer and bankruptcy that began in March 2016. He is scheduled to be released in 2019. Teresa, 46, served little more of 11 months in prison for the same crimes and was released in December 2015.
"I was surprised by this news, I am really upset about that, the man has served his time, he will have served his sentence, Teresa served her sentence," Cohen, 50, continued, adding that "it seems so extreme to deport him."
"Why not sentence him to a community service or something else he could do to enrich the community instead of deporting him?" He asked. "He spent his whole life here, he has children, he has a family, he has never lived in Italy, I'm very upset about that, my heart really is with Teresa and the children."
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Although Joe has lived in the United States since he was a child, he never obtained US citizenship, and immigrants can be deported from the United States if they are convicted of "a crime of moral turpitude" or "aggravated felony," as the United States. law.
Joe has 30 days to appeal the decision of the immigration court.
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However, as Cohen pointed out, Teresa may have another option to help her husband: President Donald Trump.
"Teresa knows the president, maybe she can make an appeal", the See what happens the live presenter additional. "Teresa, call your friend in the White House."
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Teresa broke her silence on social media about her husband's legal problems on Sunday, sharing an image of the Statue of Liberty covering her eyes with her hands, apparently crying.
The couple shares four children: daughters Gia, 17, Gabriella, 14, Milania, 12, and Audriana, 9.