In 2021, around three million first Residence Permits were issued in the European Union, an increase of about 30% as compared with 2020, determining a return to the pre-pandemic levels of 2019.
Welcome Association Italy is a trade union that focuses on assistance to foreign citizens moving to Italy and promotes Welfare to assist and protect them in the work environment.
For more than six months now, the Ukrainian conflict has been raging, with the Russian army invading the territory of the neighboring country. Obviously, the dramatic situation has led to a massive exodus of the civilian population to safer nations, such as Poland, Germany, France, and Italy.
In Italy, the right to health is regulated by Article 32 of the Constitution, which establishes the health of the individual as a fundamental right and which must also be guaranteed to foreign citizens, regardless of their personal position with respect to the law on their entry and stay in our country. In addition to recognizing health as a purely individual right, the Italian Constitution establishes the interest of the community as superior to that of the individual, guaranteeing, in addition, free care for the indigent.