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UK EEA Family Permit Refused - Urgent HELP needed - Marriage of convenience

Maybe they're hoping they can keep you out until after the UK leaves the EU. The decision is, as you have laid out, completely illegal and noncompliant with the UK's own guidance. To answer your ...
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Do I need a visa to enter the UK as the non-EEA spouse of an EU citizen?

You should apply for an EEA family permit. When you apply, be careful to include the fact that you and your wife have a child together. There is apparently a strong tendency for applications to be ...
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Effect of Previous UK Removal of non-EU spouse on EU-national

Since the EU free movement system still applies in the UK, you should only have been expelled from the UK for one of a limited set of reasons: you were found to pose a threat to public health, public ...
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US citizen married to EU citizen retiring in Spain?

It is indeed fairly simple, though you'll need to keep in mind the documentary requirements. You'll need the passport of the non-EU spouse and the passport or national ID card of the EU spouse. You'...
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Should I provide "proof of relationship" when applying for a UK visa / spouse of EEA national?

The UK has adopted a definition of spouse in the that excludes parties to a marriage of convenience, in section 2(1) of the Immigration (European Economic Area) Regulations 2006: “spouse” does not ...
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Travel while waiting for Carte de Sejour

Yes, she can travel with you. Just be sure to bring a copy of your marriage certificate. She should not attempt to enter the Schengen area without you unless one of the following is true: She is ...
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Should I provide "proof of relationship" when applying for a UK visa / spouse of EEA national?

For the record, we applied again, this time providing lots of pictures of us of holidays together, dinner with our families, small emails with different dates to show continuous conversation, ...
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Residency as spouse of EU

Because your husband is not French, you should be applying for a Carte de séjour "de membre de la famille d'un citoyen de l'Union/EEE/Suisse". See https://www.service-public.fr/particuliers/vosdroits/...
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Can one stay in Sweden while an application for residency under EU freedom of movement law is processing?

On http://europa.eu it says; During their first 3 months in your host country, your family members who are not EU nationals cannot be required to apply for a residence card confirming their ...
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How to convert a Spanish 90-day to a permanent visa for an EU family member?

Thanks to those who commented. The answer is: EU applies for residencia using form EX-18 at the local policia. Non-EU applies for Article 10 Resident Card using form EX-19 at Oficina de Extranjeria. ...
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EEA Family permit application... please help

The page refers elsewhere to "the EEA national" in the third person. One is therefore tempted to conclude that the second person ("you") refers to the applicant. However, I used this form a little ...
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US citizen expat with EU citizen wife and kids moving to the US- residence ans/or citizenship

You probably did not meet the conditions for transmitting US citizenship to a child born abroad, which, for a child born abroad to one US citizen parent and one alien parent after 1986, requires that ...
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US citizen visiting EU spouse living in Germany (stay > 3 months)

You do not need a residence permit, but must apply for a residence card as a family member of an EU Citizen. In some states this must be applied for separately, but for Baden-Württemberg it seems to ...
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French girlfriend to an Australian moving to france

First, in France, you have to be married to ask for a spouse visa (or about to get married). Then, the process could be long and painful. My first advice would be to ask/print for all official papers (...
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Converting from Work visa to Spouse visa in the Netherlands

You're looking at the wrong page. That page describes Dutch immigration law, which does not apply to you. Instead, you are covered by the EU section, for, although you are not an EU national, you are ...
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EEA Family permit and UK referendum

Although the UK referendum is on the 23rd of June, nothing will change immediately regardless of the outcome to vote. If the result is to remain, nothing will radically change any time soon. If the ...
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How is the process to apply for Italian nationality by marriage, if you already fulfilled all the requirements?

After having submitted your application for naturalization, the competent authorities will have to make a decision on your application within 730 days (2 years) to conclude the procedure for granting ...
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Living in Sweden while working in Norway, Norwegian government won't give me an S1 form

However, it looks like this issue needs to be resolved before she can even get legal residency in Sweden. This turned out to be incorrect. Even if Skatteverket had refused to register her, her stay ...
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Can I travel while waiting for my Swedish residence card?

I have been in this exact situation, I am an EU national living in Sweden with my non-EU wife. Some things to consider. You can leave Sweden, and if you need to go back the best way to do it is to ...
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Moving to Republic of Ireland with a UK re-entry ban

Using the freedom of movement act, will we be able to work in EU countries? Using freedom of movement, you and your wife can live and work in any EU nation other than your own. If you become an Irish ...
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Does a child born outside the EU qualify for an EU passport if the mother is from an EU country?

A child born to a Polish citizen outside of Poland is automatically a Polish citizen. Polish citizenship qualifies the child for a Polish passport. There is no specific EU passport. Each member ...
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can you travel out of the EU while waiting for Spanish residency past 90 days?

Traveller asked: Who told you not to leave Spain while the residency application is pending? You replied: Others that have done this before, saying it's best to wait until you get it.... "Best ...
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Living in the UK as US spouse of pre settled EU citizen - which of the various visa options is right for me

To enter the UK, you do not need any specific document, because you are from a "visa free" country. (If you were from a country whose citizens need visas for short visits, you would need a settlement ...
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Work from home (remotely) in the Germany for an Indian company as a dependent?

Yes, your Spouse Visa does allow you to take any type of work a German citizen would, but: Working for a German branch (located in Germany) of the Indian company as an employee is fine Working as an ...
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Getting a job in the EU with an EU spouse

I also know this is EU wide. For instance if she were to get a job in Switzerland I'd be free to get a job over the border in Germany. That's not entirely correct. I am not sure about this particular ...
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Working remote for a French company as a non-EU spouse of a EU citizen in Croatia

Under the circumstances you describe, you won't be working in France, so you won't need a French work permit. But French payroll systems will generally assume that the worker is in France, so subject ...
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Does Germany recognize the Surinder Singh ruling?

When trying to apply for "Familiennachzug" for your spouse from a non-EU country, Germany does recognize it follows EU instead of German law if you have lived in another EU country for 2 ...
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Should I provide "proof of relationship" when applying for a UK visa / spouse of EEA national?

Visa applications are not the time to be minimalistic. Attach every single proof you have of being married and having lived together (flight tickets, photographs...everything!), along with an ...
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Egyptian married with Eu citizen, having already EU Residence Permit, can i travel to UK without visa? What about working there?

Both are soemwhat wrong, in different ways. Contrary to what the Romanian official told you, you do need a visa to enter the UK.* Because your wife is Romanian and you live in Romania, what you have ...
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Do I have to apply a EEA family permit prior to the application of UK Residence Card?

No, you do not have to have an EEA family permit to apply for a residence card. You just need to show that you meet the requirements for a residence card. These are essentially that you are the ...
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