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#101 Bam1

Posted 18 July 2019 - 07:54 PM

I can tell you that for my DH’s visa application our marriage certificate (5 months old) was more important than our 2 children’s birth certificate (youngest 8 months old) It would have been a harder process if we didn’t have the marriage certificate (even though de facto should have been enough) but likely the existence of children helped in our application not raising any red flags.

I would like to think I would have still been decent enough to get him his visa even if we had broken up prior to applying for it. But it certainly was a risk for him as there would be no way he could have gotten a visa otherwise, there may be some special visa but without any support, it would be difficult to access.

#102 Datrys

Posted 18 July 2019 - 10:00 PM

View Postborn.a.girl, on 18 July 2019 - 07:17 PM, said:

What about the child of any union having the right to access both of their parents?

Do they have any rights?

My guess - and it's just a guess, because I'm not a lawyer, let alone a human rights specialist - is that that might be the point of that third clause, about "The family is the natural and fundamental group unit of society and is entitled to protection by society and the State."

#103 gettin my fance on

Posted 19 July 2019 - 05:32 PM

View Postborn.a.girl, on 18 July 2019 - 07:17 PM, said:

Thanks.


What about the child of any union having the right to access both of their parents?

Do they have any rights?


One would hope that the adults in these situations would consider that any children born to them before visas were sorted might not have access to one of the parents.  

But probably not.




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