Restrictions may apply when you apply for a Family Visitor Visa or apply to join family living permanently in the UK. The rules around joining a family member in the UK vary depending on which country you are coming from, which country the family member comes from, how long they have been in the UK and what your relationship is to them. Circumstances vary depending on whether you are living in the UK on a long-stay visa or you have either UK citizenship or permanent residence known as indefinite leave to remain. Family members, including extended family, can apply for a short-stay visit to the UK for up to 6 months on a UK Standard Visitor tourist visa.
Applying for a Family Visa in the UK
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Jump to navigation. Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender LGBT immigrants often face unique challenges due to their sexual orientation or gender identity. Some flee persecution in their home countries or have experienced discrimination and trauma in the United States. Others need assistance in changing their gender marker on official documents or navigating a family-based immigration case.
LGBT rights in Japan
Spouses of U. They benefit from certain provisions in the law that are favorable in cases where the intending immigrant has overstayed a visa. By itself, marriage after a visa overstay does not solve the immigration problem.
By Beh Lih Yi. A year on, she and her Chinese partner still have no right to legally wed, like hundreds of such couples who face restrictions over international same-sex unions. Same-sex marriage became legal in Taiwan on May 24 last year, a week after its parliament passed a bill offering similar protections of marriage to heterosexuals. But gay people could only marry foreigners from a country where same-sex marriage is also legal, and adopt children biologically related to at least one of them.