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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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Canadian "inland" spousal sponsorship and conditions of stay with a study permit

I have Canadian citizenship and my wife is a Chinese citizen on a study permit, studying in a college. I am looking to apply for inland sponsorship for her. At the same time, because of our financial ...
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Belgium visa for dependent mother?

I'm working in a software company in India; next month, I'm going to Belgium on a work permit. I want to take my widowed mother with me (I'm the only son). Is there any other visa apart from tourist ...
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UK 'family of a settled person' visa: can apply when in the UK?

On https://www.gov.uk/remain-in-uk-family it states You need a ‘family of a settled person’ visa if you want to stay (‘remain’) with a family member or partner (for example, spouse) who’s living in ...
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UK Appendix FM Income Thresholds and Children

The current income threshold specified in Appendix FM is £18,600. And there is an increment added to the threshold for each dependent child. In the case where the sponsor has children from a ...
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Question about family permit for non EU spouse and son

I am a Portuguese citizen through descent. My son is also registered as a EU national. We stay in Goa as I am a computer teacher. I will be shifting to UK in December. I wish to travel with my son and ...
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How can a former holder of ILR return to the UK after 6 years abroad?

I am a Ukrainian national, holding an ILR UK visa. My husband of 10 years and our 2-year-old son are both British. We have lived and worked in Thailand since 2010. My husband has already relocated ...
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Family permit as extended family member of EEA/EU national

I am Pakistani, and I have an Italian work permit for unlimited period. My uncle with whom I live in Italy has Italian citizenship. My questions are: My uncle (brother of my mother) is an Italian ...
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Applying for Family Re Union for Italy while in Italy

I am an Indian. I came alone to Italy for work with proper work permit valid for around a year. Now I want to take my wife and child along with me. I am planning to take a tourist Visa for them and ...
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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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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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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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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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Which procedure makes the most sense for a Canadian Visa?

I’m going to be flying over to Canada in a few weeks, I am from the UK. As things stand I will go on a tourist visa which should give me 6 months (180 days/179 days to be sure?). What is my best ...
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British mother visiting US for about a year

My British mother wants to stay with my sister in Florida for about a year. How can she do this? She doesn't want to become a resident and has a home in the UK. She has been over to the US with an ...
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Will the EEA directives still apply in the UK after Brexit?

I am a German citizen working in the UK and I'd like my non-EEA mother (who is dependent on my financial help) to apply for the EEA family permit. But I am afraid we won't have time to do the ...
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Processing time for F4 visa

I'm from Lebanon and my brother is a US Citizen. He applied for me for an F4 visa. My priority date was 21 October 2009 and to date I didn't get the visa. Could you advise the processing time and when ...
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Confusion about EEA national section in applying for EEA family visa

I am married to English person and we live in Italy. He works in Italy and I just finished my Masters. My residence in Italy is as a family member, as I am Egyptian. We want to visit his parents and ...
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EEA family member visa for my non-EEA wife

My wife and I are going for a vacation to the UK this summer. I am a Norwegian citizen, my wife is a non-EEA citizen here on a family reunion visa and we live in Norway. She has a residence card, but ...
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Can I send an EEA national certified copy of passport instead of the original for an EEA Family Permit?

I'm an extended family member of an EEA national (Italy). We are partners, we currently live together in Uruguay with our son. She's accepting a job offer in the UK and we are relocating. My son is ...
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EEA National Sponsor: EEA Family Permit Online Application

I'm almost through filling the EEA Permit. I have answered every question regarding the applicant's employment, income as N/A. My doubts are in the EEA national section and sponsor's details: Are you ...
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How to correctly apply for an EEA Family Permit for me and my son?

My life partner is an EU citizen (Italian passport); she was born in Uruguay and we live together with our son (one and a half year old) in Uruguay. We are relocating to Newcastle upon Tyne because ...
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Biometric Residence permit

I am married with EEA husband and I have been issued a residence card by the Greek authorities. My husband is residing in the UK more than 3 months as a worker. I want to travel to the UK with my ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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What is required for a British citizen to return to the UK with Indonesian spouse and children?

What are the rules? My son is living in Bali with his Indonesian wife of almost 9 years. Within the next year or two, he is hoping to move back to the UK with his wife and children and settle here. ...
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Portuguese (Austria resident) to register relationship with a Philippine

Me and my boyfriend want to live together and settle down. I'm from the Philippines and currently working in Dubai and my boyfriend is Portuguese and working in Austria. The plan is for me to move to ...
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Do I need to inform UK home office before leaving UK when my EEA family relation ended?

I had an EEA family member residence card in UK based on unmarried partner of an EU national. We broke up few months back and immediately after our break up I decided to leave UK as I wasnt a family ...
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Getting a Dutch Passport

Can I get a Dutch passport if my father was born in Holland and both grand parents were dutch? I was born in New Zealand and my father immigrated here in the 1950's. My mother is Kiwi. Dad become a NZ ...
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Non-EU family member travelling with EU national! [closed]

I'm an EU national, my mother in law who is non-EU national is waiting for the residency permit as an EU national family member, she had 90 days tourist visa type C which is already expired, my ...
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Trying to enter the UK with an EEA Spouse without any visa?

My wife applied for an EEA Family Visa 2 weeks ago, and today she received notice that she has been refused. The letter said that we did not provide enough evidence of our relationship, such as photos ...
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Wife issued short-term visa for residence in Spain as spouse of EU citizen

I'm a British citizen and my wife is Filipina. She received a visa so that she can come and join me in Spain and live here with me, as is her right as the spouse of an EU citizen. She made it clear ...
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EEA Family permit- extended family members

I am an Italian full time uni student in the UK and I want my father and sister to visit me here (They are non-eea nationals, but in possession of an indefinite leave to remain in Italy) They have ...
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Can I sue an embasssy for failing to consider my request for family reunification?

As an EU citizen, I have the right to reunite with my family members, even if they are non-EU citizens. So if an embassy isn't fulfilling their responsibilities and never gives a valid reason for not ...
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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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Is sister eligible for US green card "through your family"?

If I am an immigrant and I have acquired a Green card, is my sister (divorced and living alone in India) eligible for "US Green card through your family" Or do only parents, kids and spouse fall ...
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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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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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Can I request premium processing for an L-2 when I apply for premium processing on my L-1?

USCIS does not list L-2 as a visa that can be applied for with premium processing, but my petition has been submitted with premium processing.
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Work permit for dependent in Germany [closed]

I have two questions: Whether my spouse can work in a dependent visa? If yes, what is the probability for her to get a job? Thank you
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Can my wife enter Germany in order to apply for a family reunion visa?

In another post of mine, it was brought to my attention that my wife would have trouble entering Germany as a Canadian citizen in order to apply for a family reunion visa from within Germany. The ...
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Visa Type for a Kenyan Citizen wishing to settle permanently in the UK

I did apply for a job in the UK while in Kenya and the Company (to which I applied for) wrote and guaranteed me that I'll can be given the job as long as I'm present in the United Kingdom . I'm ...
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What's the Canada family immigration sibling rule now?

The wording changed on Find out if you’re eligible to sponsor relatives perhaps in 2015 or so (I checked in the Internet Archive) and I do not comprehend the new one at all. First of all, I checked ...
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Apply for UK Residence Card for non EEA family member of an EEA national

My wife has joined me in UK (I am an EEA National), after applying for EEA Family permit, she being a Non EEA national. She has 6 months of validity for her EEA Family Permit. And I want to apply for ...
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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 ...