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Hii me and my then Fiancee reached in New Zealand in the year

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Hii me and my then Fiancee reached in New Zealand in the year 2010 and I was the one to get the job first and we got our permanent residency approved a year back, in which I was the principal applicant and he was the secondary applicant . Unfortunately our family circumstances have changed and we had to seperate from each other and we continue to live apart at the moment.Now I am wondering, in the future if I get married to someone else what are the possibilities of bringing him to New Zealand under my visa..????

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christhelawyer : As I understand the policy, you can sponsor a second applicant but you have to wait before you do so. I believe the period is 5 years.

So does that mean there is absolutely no chance or no way of bringing someone over here before the 5 year period...??

christhelawyer : It isn't a rule, but policy. That is more flexible. You can explain what has happened and ask Immigration, but they do tend to stick to the policy guidelines.

Thank you so much.. I think I will have to seek an assistance of a private lawyer at the time of visa application in that case..

christhelawyer : That would be helpful, especially if the relationship ended under difficult circumstances

Thanks and Regards..

christhelawyer : Glad to help
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