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I was born in Western Samoa in 1950. My parents immigrated
I was born in Western Samoa in 1950. My parents immigrated to New Zealand in 1953 and eventually we became New Zealand citizens. I married an American citizen and am now an American citizen. I would l… read more
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I'm wanting some advice on a visa subclass 461. No not yet,
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How are you. I m illegal here in Nz from 2014 I m married to
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I immigrated to New Zealand on the ship Captain with my
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I have a friend in Fiji who has a son and the child's father is a NZ'er and livi
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IF A FIJIAN CITIZEN IS MARRIED TO A NEW ZELANED CITIZEN
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I am looking on how to get dual citizenship if I marry an
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If a baby has a New Zealand citizen father, who was a New
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Chris, A NZ resident has a daughter with a Samoan citizen
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I would liker to get some information on emmigration laws in
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Am I elligible to apply for dual citizenship based on either
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