Questions tagged [children]

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Work permit for J2 minor dependents (under 7 years old)

I work in the US as a researcher under J1 visa. I would like to know if it is possible to get the work permit (EAD) for my J2 minor children (3 and 5 years old). I would like to get the SSN for them ...
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DV lottery (Green Card) application without child photo

I've been divorced and remarried. I have a son from my previous marriage who lives with his mom, and two kids from the current one. I'm thinking of applying for DV lottery (green card). The ...
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I am a DV2023 selectee but I excluded a material information in my DS-5501 form for a legimate reason. Will this affect my DD-260 application?

I have an illegimate child which I don't have custody of, nor any access and therefore I can't have access to his photo to include in my DS-5501 form. And now I am selected for DV2023. I believe i ...
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Childcare in England: are the 15 "free" hours ever actually free?

I am preparing to move to Oxford as a postdoc, with two kids aged 1 and 3. I am currently trying to sort out childcare, and what I am seeing so far does not seem very reassuring. I have learned that, ...
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Do Japanese primary schools have JSL for kids?

I'm considering taking a position and relocating to Japan. I will be taking my family with me. If we do move, we want our kids to integrate. I've friends who went to international schools abroad and ...
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Should I add my newborn (born to UK partner in UK) as a dependent on my visa application

I'm applying for a partner visa (to my British citizen husband) I had started my application while pregnant so didn't declare the child as he didn't have a birth date. Now he is born, I've put on the ...
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Can mother student apply for child dependent without husband

I want to apply dependent visa for my children as i got student visa and want to travel all together. The question is can i apply dependent visa for them without applying for husband as he can't apply ...
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Foreign child in German Kita

My family is soon going to relocate to Berlin. We have two small children (4 and 1 year old). The older one already speaks three languages, but no German. We would like him to learn the language so ...
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Indian father, Bangladeshi mother, baby to be born in Ireland

This is my first post in this community. I am an ordinary Indian passport holder, I am in Dublin, doing full-time Ph.D. studies since October 2018 on a stamp 2 student visa. http://www.inis.gov.ie/en/...
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UK visa for baby born in UK and applying settlement visa from India - Is Tuberculosis certificate mandatory? [duplicate]

I have ILR and my son was born in UK in May 2020. In Jan 2021 we got him an Indian passport and immediately we travelled to India for emergency reasons in Feb 2021. Now in March 2021 we need to apply ...
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Do I qualify for a Dutch Passport if my mother was a Dutch National?

My mothers family has lived in the Netherlands since the year 1542. My grandparents (mothers parents) moved to Canada when my mother was 10 years old. My unmarried mother had me when she was 19 years ...
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What options exist to take care of minor children when out of boarding schools?

Assuming, we reside out of US and our child is a US citizen by birth. We wish to send our child to US boarding school at age of 16 for 11th and 12th grade. Then we wish our child pursues undergraduate ...
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Mexico Permanent Residency requirements when minor turns 18

We have recently become permanent residents of Mexico (having lived here for the required 4 years as temporary residents). So recent, in fact, that we're still waiting on the new ID cards. We had one ...
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Father's approval for UK Tier 2 dependent visa for my 2-month old baby

I am the main tier 2 applicant, I have a two-month old baby. He is my dependent. I live inEgypt, my husband lives in gulf. We are not divorced but he is absent from our life. He included in marriage ...
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Tier 2 dependent visa for child currently outside the UK

My daughter is almost 3 and she was born in the UK - currently out of the UK for over a year with her grandparents. We are stuck at the moment with getting her a TB test because the country in Africa ...
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Chicken-and-egg problem for enrolling kids in school in Spain

My wife and I hope to take our two minor children for a school year in Asturias, Spain. The kids seemingly need to obtain student visas for minors, but two parts of the puzzle may be in conflict. The ...
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is it possible to go with the babies (Italian passport holders) but leave them in Brazil for a month or two?

I and my wife have 3 children, the boy is 5 years old and 2 girls, 1 year old. We live in London (UK). The nursery fees are very high and my wife wants to go back to work. There are other things as ...
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Main Applicant’s children are aged out or not?

My aunt applied for the F4 US (Family Preference Immigrant Visa) 13 years ago for my mother and her family. Now that we have received our approved petition letter after 13 years, we’re not sure if ...
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Poc card for child of Pakistani mother and indian father

My kids born in ksa got indian citizenship. Can they get pakistan origion card on base of their pakistani mother.?
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Missing Social Security Number for newborn child. Can I still receive Child Tax credit?

My wife and I are US citizens living in the United Kingdom, and we welcomed a baby girl in late December 2018. I am working on my US taxes now (due June 15th for those residing abroad). Since this is ...
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Consideration of child education before moving to Australia

I am trying to get PR to Australia, I hope it would take some years. My child is 2.5 now and she needs to start her pre-KG this June. Once I get the PR I will need to relocate and find a school for ...
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Can my child live with me in the UK?

So I am a British citizen, born and bred in the UK. My daughter (1 month old) lives in the USA also born there. I know she is a British citizen by decent. My issue here is that my ex-partner (who is ...
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Tier 4 dependent Visa

I am a student with a Tier 4 visa. I just had a baby in the UK. Can I apply for my baby dependent visa here in the UK or do I have to go back to my country to apply for her visa? My husband is not ...
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Tourist visa for baby born in the UK? (TIER2 parents)

My wife and I are under the TIER2 visa and we had a baby recently. First, we got her passport issued and a few weeks ago, we've applied for the dependent visa, that hasn't been yet issued (the ...
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Would my infant daughter born in UK need a TB screening test to return to UK?

My daughter was born in UK in Fenruary 2018. She left UK on 25 April 2018 with her mother to go back home to Pakistan. I am now applying for her visa to join me in March 2019. Would she need to get ...
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Do I need a tenancy agreement in my name for T2 Dependant visa [UK]?

Im applying for my daughter to come join me in March 2019. She was born in UK but had to travel back for a few months as her mother needed to be back home for some family matters (The mother has a T2 ...
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Visa requirements for children born abroad

just looking for info as I find the Uk gov website confusing regarding visas for children born abroad and I cannot find anything specific relating to my situation. I am a British Citizen not by ...
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Switzerland: Private path to university if they fail to access Gymnasium

It is my understanding that children at 15 are offered access to Gymnasium/Liceo based on their performance of the previous two years. So anyone who fails that will be barred from uni, or at least ...
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Does a child born outside the EU qualify for an EU passport if the mother is from an EU country?

If a child is born to a non-EU member father and an EU-member (egPolish) mother outside of the EU - say in the country of the father's residence - does that child qualify for the same passport as the ...
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Parental leave in Germany, if wife is not working

I have been working in Germany for the past 3 years. My wife is not working but she has a residence permit in Germany and a Blue card just like me. We are expecting a baby in January 2019. We are ...
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Child born to Portugese and Indian parents in the UK

How to obtain a visa for a child born in the UK to Portuguese and Indian parents so to facilitate them to return to India and re-enter the UK?
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Child born to British, Polish & Singaporean parents in the UK

Me (Polish & British citizen) and my wife (Singaporean citizen with ILR) live in the UK, where our daughter was born nearly a year ago. It's clear that she is eligible for all 3 nationalities. We ...
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What visa does a US-born baby need?

I was born in the UK and moved to the US a few years ago to be with my husband. I'm now moving back and will be accompanied by my minor (8 months old) child. They'll be traveling on a US passport. ...
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Too late in applying for childcare allowance in the Netherlands

Our son started daycare in February. We had been wrongly assuming that we could apply for childcare allowance (kinderopvangtoeslag) at the end of the year, with the tax returns. When we found out this ...
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British Nationality for Thai adopted child

My son, now 16, has been living with me since he was 4 years old and was adopted formally under Thai law last year at the age of 15. Apparently the adoption is recognised under UK law, but that does ...
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Can I take my daughter with me for my ILR appointment even if she is not an applicant?

I am applying for my ILR next week. I have opted for same day decision and my appointment is in Croydon center. The appointment is quite early in the morning considering the time it would take for me ...
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Can I obtain citizenship through my great-grandfather?

My father is getting his citizenship through his grandfather who was born in the United Kingdom. As my dad was born in Canada, once he gets his citizenship, can I get my UK citizenship through him?
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Dutch citizenship for my son. His grandmother still has Dutch citizenship

I want to know whether my son is able to be eligible for a Dutch passport. My Grandmother still lives in Holland (she is 108 years old!!) and my mother lives in South Africa. She still has a Dutch ...
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moving to Germany to stay closer to my children

I am recently divorced and our children are staying with my ex-wife for the next 2 years. She moved to Berlin (studying) and that is where my children are now as well. We are all US citizens. I'm ...
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Citizenship for a UK born child from EEA parents after 5 years

These are the things I know: Children born in the UK by EEA parents before they obtained PR status are not British Citizens, but once the parents obtain the status they can register to become one. ...
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How does a newborn baby get a UK visa?

I'm on Tier 2 Sponsorship visa living with my wife in the UK since 2011. They don't count my full-time work on Post Study Work Visa, so that I am not eligible for ILR. My wife is now pregnant and she ...
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What is the UK law about the child born in the UK of an Indonesian citizen? [closed]

I'm an Indonesian single mother with a daughter. I live in in the UK, and have a domestic worker visa. I'll be getting ILR in April. My child was born in the UK and is nearly 2 years old. She has an ...
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Exemption for children in the USA: should I get an ITIN or a SSN for them?

I am a French citizen on a J1 visa in the USA, and recently became a resident alien. As such, I will be taxed. If I read correctly the IRS page, I can claim exemption for my wife and our two kids (all ...
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Passport for UK child born abroad [closed]

I am a British citizen by birth. My wife is a Colombian national by birth and naturalized British. We have just had a child, born in Colombia, where we are currently residing. If I understand ...
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How to make a British-citizen father take responsibility for child in Africa

I am 28 years old, and gave birth to a beautiful girl named Angel. The father is a British citizen. He has recently abandoned me and our little baby here in Cameroon. I wish to know what measures I ...
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Maternity in Sweden, on short notice

I have a postdoc position in Sweden starting January next year, and signed the contract already. My fiance and I (we're both German nationals) planned to move to Sweden, me in January, she by the end ...
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Will a child of a a long-term UK resident EU national, born in the UK, be British?

My wife is Swedish, she's lived in the UK for 10 years and we're pregnant. I assumed her permanent resident status (lived in the UK for more than 5 years) would automatically grant our children ...
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British citizenship of adopted son. I'm British by birth and live in America

I am a British citizen by birth and a US permanent resident holder. Last year my husband and I adopted my stepdaughters baby, who has lived with us since his birth. Is he entitled to British ...
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Gender in USA Childcare vs UK

Context: I am male, 22 years old, and engaged to a lady from Colorado, USA. I have volunteered and worked in playgroups and preschool settings in the UK, and when I am in the US (currently applying ...
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Putting my 14-year-old son in school when moving to to Amesterdam from Sweden

My family is hoping to relocate to Amsterdam, The Netherlands, by this summer. We currently live in Stockholm, Sweden. We are planning on registering our son, who will be 14 and entering 9th grade in ...