Real Housewives of New Jersey star Joe Giudice has vowed to keep on going with his deportation appeal.

Joe was deported back to Italy, but his appeal to return to the U.S. is ongoing.

“Joe has definitely not given up his fight against the deportation order. Joe knows that some may view him moving to Italy as a sign of giving up, but that couldn’t be further from the truth.” a source told. HollywoodLife.

His wife, Teresa Giudice, recently took the children to see Joe in Italy, but according to reports, the couple did nothing but argue and certainly appear to be heading for divorce.

“Seeing his girls this past week put a renewed effort in Joe and he was reminded of why he wants to continue this appeal process no matter how difficult or exhausting it may get at times. Joe is actually loving his time in Italy and it’s been great spending time with family and friends, but his world revolves around his girls and he will continue fighting to be as close to them as possible,” they added.