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Updated on 06 / Mar / 2017: We got married, and my wife's visa has just passed (we got it in 2 weeks)! I would now accept my own answer because this works. Hopefully this answer would help anyone with similar experiences. How to pass the visa: If you meet all the criteria, according to our solicitor, all you need to do is just applying for the visa ...


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If you're not certain whether to mention something, you should mention it. It's not like they don't know about it; they will have it in their records. If you don't mention it, you will appear deceptive, which will work against you. In fact, if you seem deceptive, your application will probably fail for that reason alone. So you should mention it along ...


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One reason for being denied entry is: "using deception in an application for entry clearance, leave to enter or remain." This is, according to your description, your case. It does not matter what was your motivation. For some reason you thought it was a good idea, and the UK thought it was not. The above situation results in an entry ban for 1 to 10 years. ...


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We reapplied for EEA Family permit and my wife got the visa this time in 20 days approximately. I followed the guidelines from above answers by @gnasher729 and @phoog. I reapplied for my wife using our previous documents and this time I submitted more documents to prove our communication. I took screenshots from my mobile phone from applications that we ...


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I would be inclined to appeal, though I say that without enough awareness of the associated costs, so I can't actually recommend one way or the other whether you should appeal or reapply. The refusal strikes me as scandalous. Consider the guidance for evaluating your application under which the entry clearance operator was working (emphasis added): EUN2....


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An appeal only helps if a mistake was being made in the decision. For example, if they said "we have no evidence for X" when you actually gave them evidence for X, but they lost it. That doesn't seem to be the case here, so an appeal would be useless. Much more promising to supply evidence of contact, like email history, skype history, huge phone bill, and ...


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Yes, of course it will affect your application. With any luck, however, the effect will be minimal. The officer examining your application will want to know why you visited the country in question, and the reason for the visit may cause them to look in more detail into whether to approve the application. If your visit was legitimate, however, you shouldn'...


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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 include a party to a marriage of convenience; This is in contrast to the freedom of movement directive itself (2004/38/EC), which does not define spouse. ...


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This kind of denial is related to specialized knowledge. INA 212(A)(3)(a)(i)(II) says: to violate or evade any law prohibiting the export from the United States of goods, technology, or sensitive information, While not certain, it is likely that the denial was triggered by the nature of your intended studies, for example, very advanced (PhD level) ...


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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, screenshots of phone conversations on whatsapp. And the application succeeded.


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You initially posted in Travel wanting to know the options available to you. You were referred to Expats (here) because among the options available to you are the EEA/EU and UK family formation/family reunion routes. The EEA/EU route is available because your boyfriend is an EEA national and hence enjoys freedom of movement. For this option to work you ...


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This looks a little fishy. According to EUN02: When a marriage / civil partnership of convenience is suspected, the burden of proof is high and rests with the ECO. They have use the refusal formula that corresponds with inadequate evidence to support your claim of relationship, but you have submitted the marriage certificate, which should by itself be ...


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@jarnbjo already provided a detailed explanation on what happened, with additional details in comments. But as far as what you can do now, the answer is quite simple: You need to return to the country where you are a resident (Mauritius?) and apply for the proper visa from there, possibly with the help of a German lawyer to double check your application and ...


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The last page you uploaded, starting with "Rechtsbehelfsbelehrung" has a blank field for your signature to the left of the officer's signature. Did you sign here on the copy retained by the immigration authorities? With that signature, you acknowledged that you have received an oral, English translation of the documents. The documents you have downloaded ...


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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 explanation letter about your phones having died and (this may sound odd) receipts of having bought new ones. In addition, attach proof of all WhatsApp and Skype ...


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I think you mean BAC=0.038% or 0.38‰. Germany in general doesn't care what might be a criminal offense in another country. Hell, there are countries out there where certain kinds of consensual sex are a criminal offense. – What's important is what is a criminal offense in Germany. Being drunk at BAC<0.5‰ without driving carelessly or causing an accident ...


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The refusal letter shows that there was not enough evidences to calculate your grandmother's basic living costs, to determine her cost of living and how much is being contributed by the sponsor. When the case workers consider whether your grandmother is financially dependent, they consider the following: From the Direct Family Members Guidance document: ...


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You've asked two questions: what might happen should you reapply for a visa, and will information about your first application be shared with other countries. No one can predict what will happen. The best suggestion is to keep it simple and behave. Even in your question, you've continued your critique. Remove hot words, don't interfere in the process or ...


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The UK refusals should not be a problem of themselves. The most likely possibility is that the circumstances you showed to the UK, which were inadequate and resulted in a refusal, will also be inadequate for the requirements of the Netherlands, and will therefore result in a refusal there as well. On the other hand, it's possible that the Netherlands ...


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I don't think this can be the basis for being permanently banned because you were cheated by your counselor. I would suggest that you get admitted to a legitimate university this time and try again. Also, be careful to be completely open about your previous refusal and don't try to hide the facts of the case.


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You should have no problem getting an immigrant visa if you don't have a ban. Your 10-year 9B ban for accruing 1 year of unlawful presence and departing is over. What other ban can you have? There is no ban for entering the US while you are under a ban, if that's what you're worried about. They shouldn't have let you in, but they did, and there is no ban ...


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Germany (and to an extend the whole Schengen area) only cares for crimes that are a serious threat to public safety or security. That means terrorism, drug trafficking, child abuse, being part of a foreign militia or actively hostile army, things like that. A single DUI, while certainly a crime, is nothing that should stop you. Looking at it from a ...


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If you wish to get the physical piece of paper to the embassy in Alex, you can either mail it, courier it, or try to hand-deliver it. No method will guarantee that your information will be received and considered before the embassy has made its decision to grant or deny your application, nor that receipt of the information will result in a grant. You might ...


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I think you are very fortunate. The immigration officer ruled your application ineligible and denied your visa but they did not flag it for fraud and they did not ban you. Ineligible is the same as denied: https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/us-visas/visa-information-resources/visa-denials.html You are free to reapply at any time however you do have ...


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When a Schengen refusal notice contains the reasons as you have stated them (and you were refused for the same on all three occasions), it indicates that the application has serious problems, as determined by the person(s) reviewing it. That, alone, is extremely serious and, after three refusals, it means that they don’t believe you and don’t trust you. ...


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The letter seems pretty clear. They found inconsistencies in your application regarding your bank statement and claims about your income. This, possibly with other circumstances, has led to the conclusion that they think you will overstay. Your best bet is to work with a professional immigration lawyer who has expertise in these matters.


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You can request a temporary withdrawal of your passport for the purpose of study, your 221g application will be put on hold. It is up to the embassy whether they allow your visa to be valid or cancel the already valid visa. Also, if you are able to travel back to the US, it is uncertain by what time you need to return so that your 221g processing can resume. ...


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My plan and progression of study don't make any sense. This is key: regardless of how it was expressed in your first application, you should resolve what you want to study, where, and why. You’re in a Master’s program, halfway through, and you don’t intend to complete the program: you left your own country, was admitted to an institution in another, and are ...


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What you seem to have overlooked is that you must have resided in France legally. The Service-Public.fr portal states that the card for résident de longue durée - UE can be issued to a foreigner who is not a national of a European country, provided that they are residing in France "legally and continuously for at least the past 5 years." Only the ...


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You can not, system is set up in such a way that even if you present evidence that it wasn't your fault... same person that rejects your application decides if you should be refunded and even if you can appeal or not... Australian immigration is a huge scam that cannot be sued or complained against and they know it and just run wild... If you are reading ...


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