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ebyken
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Moving to finland without my kids.

Post by ebyken » Sat Dec 09, 2017 1:05 pm

Hello All.
My husband reside in Finland and has his permanent resident permit. In 2012 we applied for a resident permit but we were denied, then it was just I and my daughter. The reason for the denial was that he didn't have sufficient funds to support his family. Presently I have two kids. I intend to apply for a resident permit for just me alone, so that when I join my husband, I can get a Job aand save up to bring my kids over. Please I need your opinions and advice.



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rinso
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Re: Moving to finland without my kids.

Post by rinso » Sat Dec 09, 2017 2:25 pm

ebyken wrote:Hello All.
My husband reside in Finland and has his permanent resident permit. In 2012 we applied for a resident permit but we were denied, then it was just I and my daughter. The reason for the denial was that he didn't have sufficient funds to support his family. Presently I have two kids. I intend to apply for a resident permit for just me alone, so that when I join my husband, I can get a Job aand save up to bring my kids over. Please I need your opinions and advice.
Job prospects are not great if you don't speak Finnish or you're not a specialist in a much needed profession. So don't expect this plan to go smoothly.
Then if you're separated to long (several years) from your kids there might be new problems with their residence permit. (they might no longer be considered first line family members)


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Re: Moving to finland without my kids.

Post by ebyken » Sat Dec 09, 2017 5:45 pm

thanks for you response. is there anyother way out?


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Re: Moving to finland without my kids.

Post by okonri » Tue Dec 12, 2017 5:56 pm

rinso wrote:
ebyken wrote:Hello All.
My husband reside in Finland and has his permanent resident permit. In 2012 we applied for a resident permit but we were denied, then it was just I and my daughter. The reason for the denial was that he didn't have sufficient funds to support his family. Presently I have two kids. I intend to apply for a resident permit for just me alone, so that when I join my husband, I can get a Job aand save up to bring my kids over. Please I need your opinions and advice.
Job prospects are not great if you don't speak Finnish or you're not a specialist in a much needed profession. So don't expect this plan to go smoothly.
Then if you're separated to long (several years) from your kids there might be new problems with their residence permit. (they might no longer be considered first line family members)
Do not always rush to discourage people.

@poster: you can quite easily get a minimum wage job like cleaning or kitchen work, save up to support your husband, and then reapply.
Also there's no length of separation from your kids that will make them stop being your kids in the eyes of the State. Except they are over 18years old.
The road is not easy but you will succeed. Others have.
Good luck.


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Re: Moving to finland without my kids.

Post by rinso » Tue Dec 12, 2017 7:26 pm

Also there's no length of separation from your kids that will make them stop being your kids in the eyes of the State
A few week ago this exact thing happened when a child's permit was denied. I found it, like onkori, hard to believe. So I discussed it with a judge dealing with immigration matters (yes, a family member) and she told me it was quite possible. It is not much different than refusing a RP based on insufficient funds.
Do not always rush to discourage people.
The poster is about to make a life changing decision. She hopes to succeed so she may ignore some of the risks (or don't know about them). Showing the negative side of the coin can help her in her decision process. Besides that is what she asked for.
Please I need your opinions and advice.


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Re: Moving to finland without my kids.

Post by 007 » Wed Dec 13, 2017 2:46 pm

okonri wrote:
rinso wrote:
ebyken wrote: Also there's no length of separation from your kids that will make them stop being your kids in the eyes of the State. Except they are over 18years old.
The road is not easy but you will succeed. Others have.
Good luck.
Problem is just being a biological kid is not enough ground for a residence permit. Kid must depend upon his/her parents. For example, if both parents live in Finland for a number of years, then they cannot be considered a guardian (or some other fancy title) of their kid who doesn't live in Finland. In simple English, residence permit application based on dependency may not meet the prerequisites then.

This is one of the reasons why a foreigner with a biological child in Finland does not automatically get the residence permit.
“Go where you are celebrated – not tolerated."
"Aina, kun opit uuden sanan, opettele samalla sen monikko!"


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