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German Name Change After Marriage in US - US Citizens

My husband and I were married last month in the United States. We reside in the United States. We changed our last names in the US to a hyphenated double name using both of our birth last names, ie. &...
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Married but separated without divorce. What should I write in the application form?

I am applying for Canadian permanent residency (PR). I am married but my husband and I are separated for quite some time now. However, we are not divorced because in our culture divorce has a lot of ...
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Marriage in Japan without a visa

I'm Irish and I will be traveling to Japan on the visa exemption. I'm planning to get married to a Japanese girl while I'm there. Is this allowed on the visa exemption program? I believe some ...
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Will my partner be allowed to live in and travel to Germany on a spouse visa while I hold a student visa?

I am Indian, registered with the city, and have a valid 6-month student visa which soon will be converted into a residence permit for 1-2 years. My partner, also Indian, works in Dubai on a residence ...
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Proving Divorced Status

I'm a US citizen but Nigeria is my home country. I married my German girlfriend in New York; we lived in Germany and divorced about 2 years ago. Now I've relocated to Austria and I want to marry again ...
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Inviting spouse to US as a green card holder

I am in a quite complicated situation, so please kindly advise me! I am an incoming PhD student at a US university as an F-1 visa holder. My mother has filed I-526 form during 2019, and my mother is ...
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Definition of "visit"

I am an expat living in an EEA country and currently applying for a marriage visa to the UK. In the visa application, they ask me about the last three visits I made to each country of the EEA over the ...
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US H-1B visa; will it be rejected if I am divorced?

Background: I, an Indian citizen, got married in 2017 in India. I became separated from my spouse within a few months. I didn't have a marriage certificate at that time, due to which my marital status ...
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Marrying a German (who lives in Italy) before Schengen tourist visa runs out but applying for Italian residency permit after the tourist visa runs out

I am about to marry a German Citizen who has been living Italy for the last five years. I arrived in Italy on a Schengen tourist visa and we are going to get married in Denmark before my tourist visa ...
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What documents needed for German marriage?

My German partner and I are in the process of applying for permission to marry in Germany. We've gotten all the documents requested, but I have a question about one of the documents that the ...
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Obtaining Polish permanent residence based on marriage while having Blue Card

I'm non EU-citizen working in Poland and have Blue Card temporary residence permit. I have it for 2 years, meaning that I could apply for a permanent residence (EU long-term residence permit) in 3 ...
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US/Chinese newlyweds living in China, hoping to visit family in the USA, and return to our life in China

I'm an American expat, graduated university and came to China to teach in 2016. I met my Chinese wife in late 2020 and we got married here in February 2022. Our goal is to go to West Virginia to visit ...
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I am a gay Egyptian who got a job offer in Germany and want to bring my Egyptian boyfriend with me

I am an Egyptian who got a decent job offer in Stuttgart. I have been with my boyfriend for three years now. Unfortunately, in Egypt, being gay is illegal and not accepted at all by society and we ...
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Married filing jointly in the US: TN visa holder (resident alien) marrying an F1 student (non-resident alien)

I am a Canadian citizen currently working in the US with a TN visa (previously I was on F1 visa studying here, and I passed my substantial presence test during that time), and have been filing as a ...
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German PR through spouse

I have been living in Germany for around 3.5 years. I came here as a student but I’ve been doing a full time tech based job (with a Blue card) for almost 1 year now. My husband (since Dec 2021) has ...
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UK citizen marry Romanian citizen in Romania

My fiance and i want to marry in romania. I have my birth certificate and certificate of no impediment legalised (apostilled in the UK) and officially translated in Romanian. We cannot get a clear ...
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Must we show our prenup agreement to the immigration office/officer?

If two person want to get marry together, but also like to have a prenup agreement as well, and one of the guys is on a non-immigrant student(F-1) visa, should they also provide their prenup agreement ...
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Can a f-2 visa holder request for status termination to re-marry a US citizen?

If someone came to the US with F-2 visa while she and her husband(F-1 visa holder) are not US citizens nor permanent residences, and their marriage happened in their home country, can she(F-2 visa ...
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Should foreigners file divorce in the US if they would do it in their home country's embassy in the US?

If two foreigners come to the US with F-1 and F-2 visas, while they got married in their home country, if they file a divorce request in their own country's embassy and it gets approved and they get ...
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Will F-2 visa holder lose her/his status the day s/he files divorce/summery dissolution?

I searched on the Google and found out both divorce and summary dissolution filing seem to take 6 months to be approved/legally accepted. So what would be the status of someone whose visa is a ...
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What I have to do with my visa rejection because of expulsion interests, and my love relationship [closed]

My visa application to study in Germany has been rejected because of an interest in deportation (the national German security authorities reported that in my case there are particularly serious ...
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Can I marry an Italian citizen if I am in Italy on an overstayed tourist visa?

So I am an American citizen in Italy with my Italian girlfriend whom I plan to marry. I came to Italy on a Schengen tourist visa but I have overstayed the visa by 40 days. Is it possible to get ...
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Overstayed Schengen visa, then married - can I leave safely?

I am an italian citizen 🇮🇹. My Brazilian 🇧🇷 girlfriend came to Italy last year as a tourist, and overstayed the 90-day period by about 6 months. We are getting married next week and we are ...
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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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Should I get divorced before I can marry again, if the marriage is foreign and between non-citizens?

I am an F-2 visa holder in the US. I came to the US with my spouse as his legal wife. In the US I fell in love with another US citizen guy and we want to marry together. But I don't know is it ...
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Will I lose my green card after divorce?

I am a new F-1 student in the US. My classmate likes to get marry with me. I want to know if I marry with a US citizen or Green Card holder, will I get either a permanent or temporary/conditional ...
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Getting a 婚姻要件具備証明書 (Certificate of Eligibility for Marriage)

I am in Tokyo and I am a US citizen. I would like to become a member of the online marriage agency Pairs Engage, but they require uploading a 独身証明書, i.e. proof that one is single. Since I am a US ...
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Parental leave in Germany, if wife is not a resident

I am from an non-EU country residing in Germany with a blue card. I have been working in Germany for the past 5 years under a normal German employment contract. I got married couple of months ago in ...
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Can I get married in England if I don’t live there?

I am a British citizen living with my partner in France, who is a French citizen. We would like to get married in England and then continue living in France after the ceremony. I’m not sure whether we ...
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In the US, what happens to the child of a man from his girlfriend while he has a wife?

What happens if someone with a legal wife has a child with his girlfriend? Also what will happen to this person if he is on a non-immigrant visa? (For example an international student comes to the US ...
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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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May an F-2 visa holder marry inside the US with a US citizen/green card holder without ending the previous marriage?

If someone with F-2 visa status comes to the US, then wants to marry with a US citizen/green card holder, should he/she ends/gets divorce of his/her previous wife/husband even if their marriage ...
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Can you get married on a visitor visa in the Netherlands?

If I live in the Netherlands as a non-Dutch EU citizen and would like to marry my non-EU-citizen fiancee (with the intent of having them come and stay) there, the immigration service's website seems ...
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What will happen to a Green Card holder after getting a divorce?

If someone with a F-2 visa comes to the US with her F-1 spouse, then they apply for EB2-NIW green card (with the F-1 visa holder as the primary applicant and F-2 visa holder as his dependent), then ...
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Spouse of US citizen: can I visit my husband in the US and then stay and adjust status?

I have been married to my husband for 4 years. I live in the UK and he is living in the US with our 2 year old daughter. Can I visit the US on a ESTA and then stay and do a adjustment of status? I ...
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Marry an EU national, work in her country of origin and live in another country

I am getting married to my fiancee, who is a Dutch national. I hold refugee status in the UK, which means I don't have a valid passport from my country of origin. My fiancee lives and works in Belgium....
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UK visitor to fiancé visa transfer

I'm looking for some guidance on transfering from a UK visitor visa to a fiancé visa. I have read multiple posts that state that you have to return home and reapply for this particular visa but I did ...
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Indian Getting married in Europe and dependent visa complication work permit in different country

I currently hold a work permit in finland via my current Indian employer. And my fiance currently holds a blue card in Germany. we had plan to get married this year in India but due to covid situation ...
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Help with getting Spousal visa without Fiance Visa?

I am a British citizen in Scotland and my girlfriend is from Russian; 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-19). ...
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is it possible to remarry the same person without a divorce for the sake of immigration

This might be a weird question, and everything I search on google just gives me a list of celebrities that have remarried. So I’m a U.K. citizen, married to a U.S citizen, living apart in our ...
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Bring African girlfriend and her kid to Germany

I am Italian and I live and work n Germany. She lives in Cameroon and has a 4 years old kid. We know each other since a long time and now (well, after the corona issue) we want to live together in ...
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What UK Visa Is best for my Girlfriend? [duplicate]

My Girlfriend has completed her bachelors degree and we are currently looking at her coming to UK to live with me or do her masters. However, I am torn between Fiancee visa or paying for the masters ...
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Question about same sex marriage in Germany

I am Ayoub from Morocco. I live in Hamburg in illegal situation 'til now, knowing that same sex marriage is not legal in my home country. My question is if I get married with my partner here in ...
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Marrying an EEA national on a standard UK visitor visa

If I go to UK on visitor visa, am I allowed to marry an EEA national and apply for a residence card?
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Getting married to my Polish fiancee

I have my ceremony set and the date is ready. I just need a visa. My question is should I apply as a tourist normally or is there any other way to apply? Also, should I include the official paper from ...
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Marriage and dependent visa application after divorce in Hong Kong

I have a few questions in regards to the dependent visa application. Hoped you could help with. I have been separated with my spouse for over 2 years now. And I'm with my new partner for the last 6 ...
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Helping my girlfriend move to Poland

I'm looking for some answers/advice about the topic mentioned in the title. I come from Poland and I currently live, study and work there too. I've been in a long-distance relationship for almost 2 ...
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Canadian with dual nationality marrying with the second nationality, will my marriage be valid?

I have Canadian and a European country's nationality. Currently I live in Europe and I plan to marry a Chinese citizen in Europe. My question is if I marry with my European nationality will the ...
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Green Card Holder Married to USA Citizen

I am a green card holder and I just got married to a US citizen. We got married out of the US. Do we have to submit any particular documentation since we are planning to file taxes together? 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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