Melissa Gorga says her sister-in-law Teresa Giudice is 'being strong'

After spending 41 months in prison for mail, wire and bankruptcy fraud, Joe Giudice is facing possible deportation to

During the Thursday launch of Joe Gorga's book The Gorga Guide to Success, Melissa Gorga said her sister-in-law and Real Housewives Of New Jersey co-star Teresa Giudice is 'being strong.' 

Teresa's husband Joe was taken to an immigration detention center after his release from Allenwood Low Federal Correctional Institution in Pennsylvania on Thursday.

Being strong: Teresa Giudice' sister in law Melissa Gorga says Teresa is 'being strong' after husband Joe was released from prison as he faces deportation; seen in NYC on Thursday

Being strong: Teresa Giudice' sister in law Melissa Gorga says Teresa is 'being strong' after husband Joe was released from prison as he faces deportation; seen in NYC on Thursday

She made the party too: Teresa was also at the book event wearing a black suit

She made the party too: Teresa was also at the book event wearing a black suit 

Joe Gorga, Teresa's brother, added, 'She's hanging in there, what else can she do?

'At least he is out and he has a 50/50 shot. We’ll see what happens,' Joe added in his interview with Extra.

Extra also caught up with Teresa at her brother's book launch, but she would not discuss the release of her husband.

Husband's release: Extra also caught up with Teresa at her brother's book launch, but she would not discuss the release of her husband

Pointers: When asked if she gave her brother any pointers when it came to his book, The Gorga Guide to Success, the Real Housewives of New Jersey star said she did

Pointers: When asked if she gave her brother any pointers when it came to his book, The Gorga Guide to Success, the Real Housewives of New Jersey star said she did

When asked if she gave her brother any pointers when it came to his

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