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Questions regarding emigration and immigration of family members including visas, ancestry visas, schools, employment, insurance and related family topics.

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F4 visa interview

What if any applicant from the list does not appear in the interview due to some cause. If his name is in the list but he does not attend the interview with other applicants. Will it affect. And what ...
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I was deported from the UK in 2010, after spending 8 months in prison, can I go back now in 2024?

I was deported from the UK in 2010, after spending 8 months in prison, now in 2024 I would like to go back to the UK for studying with my family? Can I go back to the UK?
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Can any country in Europe issue non-EU citizen a permit for family reunification if the non-EU citizen has expired residence from a member state?

I applied for a permit to stay in the Netherlands with my wife, I was previously studying in Budapest and we married here in Netherlands. We applied for the permit a month before my resident permit ...
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How can I calculate living expense for a Schengen visa application?

P is a PhD student on a monthly scholarship at a university in Poland. He lives in Poland and has a 3-year temporary residence permit. Now, he wants to bring his wife and 9-year-old only child to ...
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FRV case, accomodation document for spouse visa Germany

Help , Please I applied for bluecard visa and my wife on FRV on the same day of my appointment in Islamabad embassy. Visa officer said all the docs are ok just one doc is required for your wife FRV ...
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Immigration to Switzerland with both sets of parents

My husband and I would like to relocate to Switzerland from South Africa but we want to find out if it is possible to take both parents along (they will not be working). Unfortunately, our parents are ...
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Family Reunion - Germany

wanted to ask a few questions about family reunion visas. Some context - My partner came to Germany in Oct 2022 for work. She procured an EU Blue Card for this. I also procured an EU Blue Card to come ...
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Can B1B2 Visitor Visa Holder marry a person who has been waiting for her asylum interview in USA but already got her work permit and SSN

I am a Permanent Resident of Canada (Other Country Passport Holder) living in British Columbia, Canada. My girlfriend has been waiting for her asylum interview in USA (State: North Carolina) but she ...
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How can I bring my family if I am an exchange student in Germany?

As a PhD student, I am going from Poland to Germany for six months as a research scholar. Then I will have to either get back to Poland or go on another trip to a French university. I want to bring my ...
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How will the U.S. retrogression affect CSPA

I’m a U.S citizen, and in 2010, I applied for an F4 green card for my sister who is Iranian. It got approved in 2015. We were hoping that once my sister gets her interview, her daughter, my niece, ...
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What is the procedure to call sibling at your place?

I am from India and living in Paris, France. I am wondering what is the process to call my brother (sibling) to stay here for a while (more than a tourist time period). I have a Talent Passport visa. ...
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Does only marriage relationship cause a Green Card?

Do other types of relationship like partnership also make someone eligible for Green Card or it's just for legal marriage I am a F-1 student in the US and like to know which kind of relationships will ...
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Can I bring my old aged parents to Germany permanently?

I have become a German citizen. Can I bring my old aged parents to Germany permanently?
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I want to move to my boyfriend in the UK so we can see each other and possibly enter a civil partnership and live together. What should I apply for?

Well, question is pretty much entirely in the title. We will probably hire a lawyer later on, but I want to figure out as much as possible before everything else on my own. The situation and plan is ...
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Derivative Naturalization for Spouse and Children (Germany) for Non EU Citizens

I am a non EU citizen and would like to apply for citizenship for me and my family in Germany. Do the requirements like B1 language level for naturalization also apply to your spouse and children? If ...
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Netherlands - language requirements for 'highly skilled migrant' visa applicant's family (3rd countries)

I have a very hard time finding accurate info about this. If a Rotterdam company is willing to sponsor me (a non-EU/Turkey country national) for a highly skilled migrant visa and I would bring my wife ...
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US Citizen Overstayed German Tourist Visa while applying for Family Reunification Visa

My husband and I are both American citizens and moved to Germany approximately 5 months ago. I have a work visa from my job, but my husband does not (he's received a work-study offer, pending his ...
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Girlfriend is in Cameroon and I want her to join me in Germany

I am looking at this https://www.bmi.bund.de/SharedDocs/kurzmeldungen/EN/2020/08/einreise-unverheirateter-paare-en.html It looks promising for me to bring my fiance from Cameroon to Germany. I have ...
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French visa for spouse (Talent)

I am an Indian national, planning to apply for a Talent visa to join a postdoctoral position in France. My wife is also planning to accompanying me. She has just completed M.Sc. My specific question ...
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How to prove dependency of a family member on EU citizen?

I'm a German citizen living & working in Austria. My parents are non-eu. I want to practice my right and invite them to live with me in Austria according to the Freedom of Movement Act/EU. However ...
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Switzerland, EU-citizen spouse of a diplomat: carte de légitimation or type B residence permit?

The spouse of a diplomat posted to Switzerland normally receives a carte de légitimation, a document that shows that the bearer is entitled to be in Switzerland and possibly enjoys some degree of ...
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Visa bulletin F4

I’m from Lebanon and my husband’s brother is a US Citizen. My priority date was 26 October 2010 and to date I haven't gotten a visa. Could you advise me on the processing times and when it is expected ...
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French Citizenship Application for France

I have been working in France with passeport talent for 5 years now. My family (wife and kids of age 7-10yrs now) joined me in France 4 years ago. Can I file an application for citizenship of myself ...
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How to prove financial or health dependence of non-EU parents on EU citizen?

I'm a German citizen and I'm moving to another EU state for work - Austria. My parents are non-EU and living in their country of origin and are dependent on me health-wise and financial-wise. Once in ...
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Can my non-EU parents receive social benefits in an EU-state?

I'm a German citizen and I'm moving to another EU state for work, Austria. My parents are non-EU and living in their country of origin and are dependent on me health-wise and financial-wise. My new ...
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Work in one country and live in another one, as a third-country national

I work and live in Luxembourg (non-Blue Card holder), my wife lives and works in Germany (Blue card holder). We want that she lives in Luxembourg but still remains working in Germany. She would be ...
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Can I move to Germany for 1 year to test how it is, with a remote job?

I have a remote job since 1 year, and I'm earning 5000 USD a month. In my future plans, I would like to go to Germany to see what it is like to live there. Is there a chance to go for one year or more ...
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Bringing Orphan siblings to the US

A permanent resident married to a US citizen has non-USC minor siblings abroad (Brazil). In case the PR's parents pass away, and the siblings come under legal guardianship of the PR, what options does ...
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Can I get parental leave if my family is outside of Germany?

I have been working in Germany for the last 5 months. My wife is living in the USA. We are expecting a baby in two months. So: Can I get paid parental leave? Unpaid? If yes, for how long could I ...
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How can I help my now-naturalised mother bring her brother with a developmental disability into the United States?

Since this question was first written, my mother was a lawful permanent resident until the middle of this year, when she was successfully able to pass her civics test, so now she is a naturalised ...
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Family Based Green card Application, From I-140 needed?

I applied for a family based green card (concurrently filed I-130, I-485, I-131 and I-765), did I need to submit form I-140 as well?
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US family sponsorship queue query

I was discussing with one of my friends about the US family sponsorship for non-immediate relatives. There are per country caps which is no more than 7% per country. That means people from one country ...
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Form I-130 approved (Family Preference 4) What next?

My uncle (mother's brother) filed application (I-130 Form) for my mom, dad, brother and I in 2013 Dec. Now, in August 2020, we got the approval letter. I was 15 years old then and now I'm 22. My ...
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Do I need to have trivial, unimportant information translated in documents in UK visa application? (EEA Family Permit)

My wife (Filipino) and I (British) are planning to move to the UK after living in Spain for the last four years. We are applying for an EEA Family Permit, more commonly known as the 'Surinder Singh' ...
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EU national living in the UK with settled status applying for EU family permit married to non-EU spouse - financial evidence needed

I’m a EU national with a settled status living in the UK, I'm married to a non-EU spouse residing in an EU country as a refugee who works full time, I’m questioning about the financial part, I’m ...
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Do parents need to be dependent for EU familiy reunification?

I could have asked this as a comment to this question to phoog, but I don't have enough reputation to comment there, so I have asked this as a formal question. EU law allows non-EU Core family members ...
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Regarding EU family reunification for non-EU family members

I am soon going to naturalize as a Maltese citizen. I have tried to search out but I always found unclear answers. May be my interpretations were vague. Could you please answer: Can my non-EU parents ...
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Will I receive my SSN automatically by mail?

I arrived in the US on July 5th 2020 on an F4 visa. I assume that I don’t have to apply for a Social Security number, considering I have asked to be issued one on the DS-260. If that is indeed the ...
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Can a permanent resident file I-130 & I-485 for spouse concurrently if final action date is current and spouse lives in the US?

The Visa bulletin for July 2020 lists the final action date for the F2A category as current. Does that mean my permanent resident spouse and I can file the I-130 and I-485 forms concurrently? I have ...
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I-130: Is Beneficiary’s Passport Information Required?

My wife (US citizen) is filing I-130 to petition a green card for her brother. However, her brother doesn’t have a passport. Question: Is a passport or travel document number required in the ...
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Registering non-EU family member of EU citizen (non-French) in France

I have a question. I am a EU citizen, non-French. My husband is from Costa Rica and he can come to EU/Schengen without any visa for 3 months. If we want to move to France for more than 3 months, let's ...
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I am a non-EU Citizen. If I get a work permit from Malta, can my wife travel with me and what is required for her to stay with me?

What is the requirement to get my non-EU house-wife with me to Malta? if i obtain a work permit of Computer Engineer as a non EU national. If she is not given spouse visa at the time of joining, how ...
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How to extend a F4 immigrant Visa before going to USA within 6 months

I got my F4 visa on november 2020 and it will expire on may 15th 2020. We had booked our flight on march 30th 2020 but due to covid 19 pandemic we were unable to go to USA. Currently India is not ...
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Request for French Nationality

My father had a French passport. His nationality in the passport was French. My family and I live in Yemen currently. Now after the death of my father, are I, my brother and my sisters eligible to ...
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Same sex marriage. How can I come and get visa for living together with my German partner?

am from India and currently living in Paris France and I am having my partner is from German citizen we are in relationship for last two more years but now we starts living together in Germany we are ...
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Documentation needed for a Canadian citizen living outside Canada to sponsor their spouse to immigrate to Canada

According to the government of Canada [1], If you’re a Canadian citizen living outside Canada, you must show that you plan to live in Canada when the persons you want to sponsor become permanent ...
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Marriage after EU Blue Card

I am and my husband is non-EU citizen. I work in Germany with the EU Blue Card as an IT Specialist since April 2019 and then 7 months later I got married (It means; first I started to work with Blue ...
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Can I change my address to other country from US, my case is at NVC

I'm F2B category applicant and my case is just landed at NVC and I want to change postal address, as my parents changed address two times after they applied and now they're quite old, so my questions ...
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Moving to Wales from Canada - I am a British citizen by descent. My husband and child are Canadian citizens [closed]

I am a dual citizen with the dream of moving back to the UK- with my husband and child who is under 2 years old. My husband works remotely and I am currently not working as I have been at home with ...
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Money earned "in the UK" for family visa with regards to remote work

I am in the process of bringing my long-term girlfriend to the UK as a partner. We currently live together in her home country and according to the financial requirement detailed guide section 5.2: ...
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