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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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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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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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Same-sex marriage Egyptian and German immigration

My girlfriend and I are thinking of getting married in Germany. We are homosexual. In my country, Egypt, that kind of marriage is not recognized by law and it can be really dangerous for my life. All ...
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What are the consequences of a (fake) conversion to islam, for a foreigner visiting Iran?

Apologies if this is not the best SE site for asking this question, but I really wasn't sure which one would match. Posting anonymously because of the sensitive subject. My fiancée and I recently ...
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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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Marriage abroad, how to handle the bank residential address?

I am a US citizen (California) preparing to get married abroad, in a country where the process for marriage is well known for being quite slow, and the marriage visa process is just as long. So I'll ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Applying for French nationality through marriage, was separated for a short time, will there be any concequences?

I am applying for French nationality by way of marriage. We received a letter this morning which said we have to sign an attestation sur l'honneur which says we have not separated during our marriage. ...
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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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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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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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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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How does a foreign resident of the UK declare that she got married in her home country?

My fiance and I recently got married in our home country (Egypt). She has been living and working in the UK for about a year now while I live in Germany. When she entered the UK, she was single. Does ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to bring girlfriend to germany?

I am from Spain, in some months I will start working in Munich for an international organisation, and I want my girlfriend from Colombia to come with me. I have been told by friends living there that ...
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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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I am Pakistani. What visa is required to go to Italy and marry my Italian fiancee?

So my fiancee lives and works in UK but her parents live in Italy in their home town. We have decided to get married in August but in Italy as her parents are not comfortable in travelling to UK or ...
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Spouse without marriage in Denmark

I am an EU citizen working in Denmark and my boyfriend is also an EU citizen, studying (not working) in Denmark. We are not married, but live together. I recently came across this article and I am ...
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Schengen visa to a residency permit for a same-sex marriage in Germany

A few days ago, my boyfriend, who is a German citizen, and I were married in Denmark. Ours is a same-sex union, and we don't know what awaits us in Germany. I am a Yemeni citizen (a third-world ...
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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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Marriage in UK between EU citizens and non-EU citizens

I would like to ask for help, advice or recommendations about our situation with my fiance: My fiance is Romanian, currently working in England for the last 4 years and a half. I arrived this year ...

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