moving to italy

Moving To Italy

by Jose Marc Castro on August 4, 2009

movingtoitalyIMAGEItaly was one of the founding members of the European Union and is heavily involved in the expansion and development of the Union.  The country itself is renowned for its exquisite architecture, and is a popular country for romantic breaks.  The climate and terrains of Italy are one of he most varied in Europe with a climate and landscape for all tastes.

Italy seems to be attracting more and more foreign nationals, with official figures showing some immigration statistics as 4.288 million Expats living in Italy at the beginning of 2009.  Since the expansion of the European Union, the most recent wave of migration has been from surrounding European nations, particularly Eastern Europe, and increasingly Asia, replacing North Africa as a major source of migrants..

The influx of migrant workers has led to a number of problems with the economy, and while it is steady at the moment, there have been historic bouts of high inflation.  Political instabilities of the past have not helped the situation either.

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