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Questions tagged [immigration]

Questions about immigration rules and procedures.

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to return to the UK with kenyan husband and daughter

my family and i are british citizens. we moved to kenya in 2011 for a change of atmosphere and new environment from our busy life in london. a few years on and in 2016 i got married to a kenyan ...
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Can a teenage runaway get refugee status or migrate?

If a teenager runs away because they have an emergency, for example, their parents are threatening to kill them, would the US Embassy in the UAE help them migrate?
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EU Applying for Irish Citizenship, parent never had Foreign Birth Registration certification

I'm applying for my Irish Citizenship form the UK so that I can live and work there. I believe I qualify for Irish citizenship because of the following: a) I was born outside of Ireland before the ...
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EEA family permit form - how to answer when/where did you first meet if we met online?

On the EEA family permit form it asks: When did you first meet X? Where did you first meet X? I don't understand what to answer here because we first met online on the internet. Or do we have to ...
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Does changing the residence permit, to Blue Card would help me for migration to Germany?

I got my MSc. Software engineering in Estonia. When i graduated, i received a new residence permit for 5 years (which is not a Blue Card). Generally, I received my residence permit because, I got a ...
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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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Non EU student(Indian), studying at German university,planning to do an internship in Netherlands company

I am a non EU student living and studying in Germany. I am looking at internships(for 6 months) in Netherlands and I was wondering the immigration procedures involved for me? Thank you.
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Traveling to the US on a B1/B2 visa with consular green card processing pending

My spouse is submitting form I-130 to USCIS on my behalf in the coming weeks. Since we're living in Brazil, we will go through consular processing in Rio de Janeiro after NVS gets back to us, probably ...
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Transferring money from mom's account for Express entry proof of funds

I have an express entry profile but at the moment I do not have 13000 CAD in my bank account to show as proof of funds. When I receive the invitation, would it be possible for me to transfer account ...
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How can I get a work visa for US?

I'm a tech engineer and want to work in the US but I am struggling to get a work visa. I don't understand which visas I would be eligible for or how to obtain them.
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Quitting job under Tier 2 UK and entering as tourist

I'm thinking of quitting my job in the UK. I have a Tier 2 work visa valid until May 2019. I have plans to return to the US in March as my husband has secured a work visa in my home country. If I ...
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Surinder Singh still viable route for UK

I am a retired UK citizen with adequate pensions and investments, my wife is a US citizen. We wish to spend half the year in the US and half in the UK. The UK right of residence procedure would appear ...
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travelling out of country on L1B while TN i-129 petition is submitted

My current employer got me the L1B. However, they were not interested to sponsor me for Green Card. In the meantime, I got an offer from another Fortune 500 employer that is willing to sponsor me, but ...
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Will F3 family-based petition affect the B2 visa application of my wife and infant child?

Here is my situation: My father (US Citizen) has filed a family-based petition for me 2 years back after I was newly married. I now fall under Family Third Preference (F3): Married sons and daughters ...
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Will applying a US diversity lottery (Green Card) program affect my future visa requests?

Will applying a US diversity lottery (Green Card) program affect my future visa requests, especially if I am going to apply for a J1 internship visa next year? I am going to apply for green card but ...
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Different dates on passport and birth certificate, which one should I use for the DV lottery?

The birth dates written on my passport and birth certificate do not match. The actual date is written on the birth certificate, but on the passport, 1/1 is written instead of the actual month and day (...
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Are the parents of an EU Blue Card holder eligible for a family reunification visa?

What are the rules for that would allow the parents of a Blue Card holder to immigrate to Germany?
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What name of the city should I use when I participate in the US Diversity Visa, if the name of the city has changed since birth?

Help page says: Note: If the name of your birth country has changed, select the name by which the country is currently known. Instruction says: Use the name of the country currently used for ...
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Spouse visa for non-Eu spouse of non-Eu Citizen on study visa in Italy

I am a non-Eu on study visa in Italy but will change it to work visa very shortly, and recently I got married to a non-Eu. Can I apply for accompanying spouse visa (or any other if possible) with my ...
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After marrying a US citizen, can my US immigration visa be processed in my country of temporary residence?

I am a Pakistani national, a Master's student in Sweden for quite some time. I will be done with my studies in the beginning of 2020. I reside on a study residence permit from Swedish immigration ...
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Would an immigration case be opened if some required documents are missing?

My brother and I applied few months ago for immigration to Canada, we paid a lawyer to handle the process. We had to provide him with many papers, he needs two more papers which we didn't give yet ...
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Sample Work Experience Letter for ACS Skills Assessment

I am new to the whole skill-based immigration process for the Australian PR (specifically skilled independent visa subclass 189). For the work experience verification letter needed, i have read posts ...
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Disabled UK Citizen

In Liverpool -1973, my brother (Geoff) was disabled in a car accident. Shortly afterwards, our family emigrated to Canada. If Geoff moves back to the UK, will he be eligible for health care and ...
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Can a US greencard winner re-enter alone or can extend of family members visa enter time after 6 month is over?

As a greencard winner(diversity visa 2018) family father, all members got visas but 6 months time is over for my family members except me. Let me explain details. I bought fly tickets to all of us. I ...
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If I marry an EU citizen in Sweden, how can I get a resident permit?

I am a non-eu citizen and my girlfriend is an eu citizen. We both came to Sweden last month and now we are planning to get married in Sweden. How do I get a resident permit? We already got the ...
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How can I legally enter EU countries ? How do I cancel my entry ban?

I am from Serbia and I overstayed in Malta, I spent 5,5 months there eventhough I am allowed 90 days. They deported me back to my country and the only paper I have got so far is the paper for ...
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I am on B1/B2 visa and want to open a credit union account in the US. Can I apply for ITIN to do this? Is this a bad idea?

I am on a B1/B2 visa and want to open a Boeing Employee Credit Union (BECU) checking/savings account in Washington State. My purpose is so that I could have a checking/savings account with 0 USD ...
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Marriage Visitor Visa - Eventually Settle in UK (US Citizen)

I'm a US citizen intending on marrying my UK citizen fiancé. However, I'm not sure whether my situation will fall under a Marriage Visitor Visit or a Fiancé Visa. I'm still a little new to this but I ...
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How to obtain B1/B2 for spouse of U.S citizen

I was born in The United States and I have lived in Ukraine for a long time. Well(over 2 years) I have lived here long enough to speak the language and get married. I would like my family to meet my ...
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Should I have ECA before submitting EOI in SINP?

I have lodged and submitted an EOI a week ago, and received an ITA the day after. The problem is, I hadn’t ECA and Professional Status(licensure) at the time I was submitting the EOI but I mistakenly ...
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Exercising my treaty rights

My sister and I are both eligible for British passport due to our father having been British. We live in South Africa with my mum. We would like to move to Ireland within the next 18 months, I am 16 ...
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When should my spouse file i-485 (her visa expires in 1 month)

I have applied for NIW program and decided to file my I-485 before my I-140 is approved. However, my spouse who is on F1-OPT visa is still waiting for her H-1B visa to be issued. Her OPT will be ...
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Can I live in Russia for the whole 3 years on a 3 year multiple entry visa?

I posted this on the travel section and they told me to repost in here for visa questions. I'm an American, considering moving to Russia for a little bit, is there any restriction on that 3 year ...
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is it possible to change visitor visa of US into Student visa without leaving the country

I am on B1/B2 visa and was planning to change into f1 visa. is it possible to change staying in US
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Processing time after notice of approval

I am on an F-1 visa and applied for OPT on May 25th, 2018. My OPT was approved on August 24th and I have received my notice of approval. However as of August 31, the online status says that my card is ...
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EEA Family Permit : Previous passports

My wife is about to apply for an EEA Family Permit to join me. She is missing one of her previous passports. Is it mandatory to submit all her previous passports? what should we do if all previous ...
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What is the minimum salary required for a Blue Card visa in Germany for a software developer (from India)

Question 1 : I have a prospective employer from Germany, Frankfurt who is ready to send me an employment offer letter anytime now. I live in India and I'm a software developer. What should be the ...
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Surinder Singh route at the airport

I am a UK national and my spouse is from Argentina. We have been living in Europe for over 3 years and we are relocating back to the UK. I've been told by an immigration lawyer that as long as you ...
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Need to find the best immigration lawyer for a US Green Card [closed]

I am a European who wants to emigrate to the US. I want to get a green card based on a specialty (hard) case. I need someone great to help me figure out whether I have a case or not, and I cannot ...
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Travelling to France by eurotunnel with UK issued EU Family member residence permit

Hey i will be travelling to paris over the weekend with my husband who is a Portuguese national. I jave an Indian passport and UK issued EU family member residence biometric card. Will i have to apply ...
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Do I need a joint sponsor?

I am filling I-864 form to sponsor mu spouse. I am employed and my anticipated annual income meets the poverty guidelines, but I have not filed tax return at all for the last three years because I ...
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How to calculate household size?

My sister has 4 persons in her household, and she is sponsoring my wife (which makes it 5). She has declared an income of about 35k last year, which is not enough for a household of 5, but is enough ...
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What is the relocation process to Germany when the employee is a US citizen and the spouse needs a visa to enter?

I am in a difficult situation concerning visas with my wife. My desire is to be separated as little as possible. Here is the situation I am in: I (the employee) am a U.S. citizen, while my wife is ...
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I'm applying for a study permit in Canada at the port of entry. What country do I list as the country where I'm applying?

I'm a US citizen applying for a study permit in Canada at the port of entry, when I arrive in Canada. The application, which I am completing ahead of time, asks for the "country or territory where ...
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Leaving Thailand with Non B Visa currently working as teacher for 2 months without extension and work permit

Can i leave the country to go back to my homeland, Philippines and leaving my job here in thailand as teacher for medical reason?. Is there any circumstances to leave the country?. I have no work ...
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Question about I-130A for Marriage Green Card

What type of birth certificate needs to be included? It appears we need both my wife's (she is the beneficiary, I am a US citizen) Vietnamese and English copies. However, can we submit photocopies? ...
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Can I board a flight to Canada without a passport?

I have an employer in Canada sponsor a visa for me so that I can go and work there as a skilled immigrant. In Iran, under certain circumstances which currently apply to me, you either have to give a ...
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Question regarding date of entry for form I-765

I am a US Citizen. My spouse who is a Vietnamese citizen in the US on an F-1 visa and I traveled to Canada for a day trip. She got an entry stamp into Canada but no stamp re-entering USA. The trip ...
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EEA Family Permit Application question

I am a Dutch national, my wife is from Asia. I moved to the UK 4 weeks ago. Just completed 1 month in the UK. I don’t have my National insurance number yet. My jobcentre appointment is on 27 July. ...
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Moving to Japan from the US with a visa: How do I prepare for the immigration officer?

I'm asking this question largely as a safety net, in case there's something I'm not seeing that's going under the radar. I got a job recently in Japan, and I received a visa to be able to work there. ...