phoog
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Obtaining citizenship and then "overstaying" old visa
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Would there it be a problem in this case? No. EU countries aren't supposed to stamp EU passports, so virtually no Italian (or other EU citizen) leaving France (or other Schengen country) has any ...

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Should I get divorced before I can marry again, if the marriage is foreign and between non-citizens?
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Yes, your foreign marriage is valid in the US, as evidenced by your having been granted an F-2 visa, and it must be dissolved before you can marry someone else.

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In the US, what happens to the child of a man from his girlfriend while he has a wife?
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It depends on the jurisdiction. You haven't used a tag to indicate one, but the question gives the example of the US. In general, there aren't any legal consequences for having a child out of wedlock....

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How to answer the question "Have you been refused entry into the Federal Republic of Germany?"
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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 ...

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Can a British citizen travel with a Nigerian passport?
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She can travel to Nigeria with a Nigerian passport, but she cannot board a flight to the UK with a Nigerian passport unless she has a visa in it, or a residence permit to accompany it, and she cannot ...

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is it possible to remarry the same person without a divorce for the sake of immigration
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Any jurisdiction that recognizes your marriage will not marry you again. If you can find a jurisdiction that does not recognize your marriage but that permits you to marry might marry you without ...

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Dutch citizenship through grandparents
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To start with, my knowledge of Dutch nationality law is based on my own research because my circumstances are similar to yours. My circumstances are not the same as yours, though, and I am not very ...

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Accumulate years for eventual citizenship at any EU country?
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Generally not. Residence requirements for naturalization generally refer to residence in the country itself. As an example, the naturalization requirements for France include in some cases a ...

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Is holding a third citizenship allowed?
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The US does not generally restrict its citizens from having other nationalities. This doesn't depend on the number of other nationalities. The same caveats that apply to dual nationality also apply, ...

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If Americans wear shoes indoors, what happens when there are babies?
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In my experience the actual answer is an option that you haven't listed: the babies crawl on the same floor on which people walk in their shoes. Yet they seem to get no sicker than babies who live in ...

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Does moving to a second EU country with a permanent residence from the another country, grant permanent residence permit for second country as well?
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You may want to look at https://ec.europa.eu/home-affairs/what-we-do/policies/legal-migration/long-term-residents as well; this is the page describing long term residency for the general public rather ...

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Is renouncing one's US citizenship approx. equally administratively complex as renouncing one's US lawful permanent resident status (green card)?
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Is renouncing one's US citizenship approximately equally administratively complex as renouncing one's US lawful permanent resident status (i.e., giving up one's green card)? Not at all. You can ...

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Why does the oath of loyalty to the United States that new U.S. citizens must swear mention seem to include renouncing all foreign citizenships?
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The text of the oath was fixed before US law changed with respect to multiple citizenship, and it has not been changed since.

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New born baby - Citizenship rule
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Canada's Citizenship Act says 3 (1) Subject to this Act, a person is a citizen if (a) the person was born in Canada after February 14, 1977; So yes, the child will be a Canadian citizen from the ...

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EU citizen moving to the UK. Need a 2021 update
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As 2021 (soon 2022), what are the regulations for moving to the UK for work? For most EU citizens, this will not be possible without a sponsoring employer, which is excluded from consideration. ...

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Which of the below countries allow retired parents to migrate to the country?
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Canada: You can sponsor your parents for immigration once you become a permanent resident of Canada, subject to some other conditions. Permanent residents have the same eligibility to sponsor parents ...

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What is required to claim Canadian citizenship?
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You probably are a Canadian citizen, in which case, yes. The page on citizenship rules suggests that you have been a Canadian citizen from birth because your father is a Canadian citizen born in ...

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UK EEA Family Permit Refused - Urgent HELP needed - Marriage of convenience
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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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Immigrating to UK after New Zealand same-sex marriage
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If we were to be married in New Zealand (a country that allows same sex marriage) can we then migrate to London where he would be able to live and work as my spouse? Yes. There are a number of ...

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Status in Spain while holding a German residence permit
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Since you don't mention any EU family members, I assume you had an Aufenthaltserlaubnis, a residence permit, rather than an Aufenthaltskarte, a residence card. Your 90/180 counter started when you ...

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EU citizen and EU child, non-EU spouse - Netherlands visa
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Do we apply for a Schengen or MVV visa in South Africa to allow my wife to enter the Netherlands? It's not really clear whether they will process your application as an MVV application, but there is ...

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EU citizen living in a non-EU country issuing citizenship for wife and daughter. Where is easier and faster?
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I have no personal experience with this, but I think the question can be analyzed without that based on the assumption that your primary concern is moving with your family to the Netherlands. I ...

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How can my non-EU citizen wife settle with me in the UK?
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Since you have indicated in a comment to another answer that you are Polish, this answer does not cover the case of a British citizen wanting to move to the UK with a non-EU/EEA family member. The ...

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UK EEA Family permit refused for spouse - reapply or appeal
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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 ...

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If I do a Visa “Run”, can I leave my stuff in that country?
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In general, yes. There is no way for a country's authorities to force you to take anything with you when you leave, and they are not usually permitted to confiscate your property under these ...

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Effect of Previous UK Removal of non-EU spouse on EU-national
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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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Ancestry rights to the UK through great-grandparents
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Unfortunately for you, the criteria for the UK ancestry visa are quite clear: Overview You can apply for a UK Ancestry visa if you: are a Commonwealth citizen are applying from outside the UK are ...

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Can an EU resident live anywhere in the EU?
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Directive 2003/109/EC affords "long-term residents" a right to reside in other EU countries under certain conditions, although three EU countries have opted out of this directive (the UK, Ireland, and ...

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Wishing to enter the United States to obtain a PhD with a criminal record in the UK
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A key question is whether your assault was "simple" or "aggravated"; the former is not considered to be a "crime involving moral turpitude," so it does not make you ...

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H1B application after visiting the DPRK
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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, ...

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