Questions tagged [family]

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

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What makes an individual's processing time?

Currently, the processing time mentioned for sponsoring a parent to come to Canada is 20-24 months. As I understand it, it represents the fact that may be around 50-75% applications are processed ...
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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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What steps can a CSPA derivative take in order to stay protected under CSPA?

Priority Date: March 28, 2005 Approval Date: April 17, 2009 Current Visa Bulletin: January 22, 2005 DOB: April 20, 1997 Category: F4 Location: India Hi, I am a derivative applicant, whereas my father ...
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Help with UK Spousal Visa [duplicate]

quote Hi, I am a British citizen in Scotland my girlfriend is from Russia We plan to be together and Marry. She has been here since Dec 19 on a visitor visa extended till the end of July 2020 (COVID ...
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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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Aged out children and CSPA age rule also is out of the question

My mother (US Citizen) filled out I-130 for my older sister (married) F3 category. Now the priority date became available but two of my sister’s kids did not show up as a beneficiary for visa because ...
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UK spouse visa priority service

My wife lives in Nigeria and is applying for a spouse visa as I am British and live in the UK. She has been refused a UK visa in the past, but later got a tourist visa, which is still valid. Will ...
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EEA Family permit online application

I am Nigerian and my son is Irish and goes to school in a UK boarding house. He is 16 and just started his A levels in September 2019. My husband and I are have been his carers since he was born, and ...
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Which procedure makes the most sense for a Canadian Visa? Looking to live in Canada soon

I’m looking for some help as I’m not too clued up on the best approach for obtaining a Canadian visa with my current situation. I’m going to be flying over to Canada in a few weeks to join my ...
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F4 Visa Aged out 25 year old

My uncle filed for the f4 visa in 2007 for my father(beneficiary). The priority date is April 4th, 2007. At the time of the filing and priority date I was 12 years old at the time. The petition was ...
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How do I get a residence permit in Northern Ireland as a Tunisian citizen with an Irish father?

My question is how do I get a residence permit in Northern Ireland? I am a resident of my father with Irish citizenship. I am 26 years old and a Tunisian citizen.
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Family reunification for a person who has a 1 year Titre de séjour salarié (France)

I want to know when I can start my family reunification after my change of student status to employee .... Or is it better to wait until the end of your first year as an employee. Because I have heard ...
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How can i go to USA with F4 category application?

My family applied for US visa through my maternal uncle who lived in New York. We filed in 2006 for the F4 category when I was only 16 years old but I have now turn 29. I am not married. Now the NVC ...
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Can one enter UK with a family member using a Spanish permanent residence card

I have a friend of 21 years old and his father is a Spanish national but he holds Spanish "larga duracion residence card" which was given to him by his father. My questions are can he travel to the UK ...
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Please I want to know a child of 23 is a direct descendant

Please I want to know,is a child above 21 years a direct descendant or not. Again what documents does a child above 21 should submit as a family member when applying for EEA family permit.Is there any ...
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Am 23 applying for a EEA family permit in Spain

I am 23 years and we live together so no prove of sendind money to me but his residence number is at the back of mine residence permit.I submitted both my fathers I'd and my brothers I.d since they ...
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Express entry profile doesn't ask for spouse information

I just created my express entry profile and in there I wasn't asked about my spouse's degree, IELTS results and working experience. It just asked if I'm married and then how much money I'd bring. ...
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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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EEA Family Permit Application unmarried partner

I am a Portuguese passport holding South African citizen. My Girlfriend and I(non-EEA/EU member) South African passport holder would like to apply for a EEA family permit. We have been told that the ...
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How do me and my dad cope with my mom doing a disappearing act and stating she isn't coming back? [closed]

My mom has recently become an illegal immigrant in England; she's admitted it as such via her Instagram. She just upped and left, with no real warning; my dad is devastated. I'm 25/F and an only ...
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European Family Permit Documents

I'm applying for an EEA Family Permit. My husband is an Austrian national and will be migrating to the UK in the next few weeks. The application process was rather quite simple and easy, but I'm quite ...
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Netherlands: EU Proof of Entitlement to Residency Status and Verification Against EU Law (2004/38/EC)

Just got back from a rather stressful appointment at the IND (Dutch immigration), where we attempted to apply for proof of entitlement to residency status for me (as a British/EU citizen) and for ...
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UK Spouse Visa - Both partners working overseas

I am married to a British citizen. My spouse moved to my home country (non-EU) after our marriage. I have been employed in my country for the last 10 years, and my spouse has also established ...
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German family reunion Visa

My name is shade. Am 18 years, I applied for family reunion visa and my documents have been verified. They listed some documents for my dad to bring but the house he's living is full. Can he use ...
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2004/38/EC: Applying for EU Family Member Residence Card (Verification Against EU Law) in the Netherlands After More Than 90 Days In-Country

TL;DR (because this has turned into a MUCH longer post than I anticipated - sorry!): should we be concerned about my non-EU boyfriend submitting an application for verification against EU law (namely ...
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German bluecard vs work permit in context of education

I looked this question: Blue Card vs Work Permit for IT Specialists but have some additional questions. I try find job in Germany as software developer. I have master degree as physicist. Does it ...
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Am a spouse of an eea family member living in the uk

Am a spouse of an eea family member living in the uk, i have a 5 years family permit. but now i have my own EEA passport(French). what do i do. after 5 years or within the 5 years can i apply for ...
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Bringing non-eu partner while on a Blue Card in Germany

I am a non-EU citizen, not married, but in a longterm relationship with another non-EU person. Currently I am applying for a Blue Card visa to Germany. I have two questions: 1) Is it possible to ...
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How do I register my Italian marriage (outside of country where we were married)?

I am a US citizen who married an Italian citizen in 2014. We were married in New York and lived together before we decided to move to Europe. He moved back to Italy and I moved to the UK for my career....
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UK Visa : Maintenance requirement of Family member of a Tier 2 Migrant

Me and my wife (both India citizen) are planning to migrate to Belfast. I will be migrating under tire 2 skilled migration Visa, the employer in Belfast will provide me the required sponsorship ...
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Refugee family Reunion (UKVI)

I applied for my children Reunion Application under 352D of immigration rules. Children ages are 8 years,10 years and 14 years. ECO refused applications under 352D(iii). I have been remained in ...
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How may a Blue Card applicant bring non-EU unmarried partner to Poland

I am trying to find out how I can bring my unmarried partner to Poland to live with me. I am in the process of handing in my documents for a Blue Card application. I am a New Zealand citizen. I ...
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VFS Global: GWF Reference Number not recognized?

I'm applying for UK fiance visa, have booked appointment on visa4uk website but can't seem to register with VFS Global online using my GWF number. Instead, they generate an 11 digit number that starts ...

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