Do we still have to marry overseas?

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Postby Big Fluffy Matthew » 02 Oct 2003, 09:23

Maybe you can renew your vows back home or something. It's almost as good as a real wedding, you can still have a cermony in a church and a reception and everything.
Er.... thingy.
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Postby jimmypop » 16 Oct 2003, 18:21

As i understand it, getting married in the foreign country is advisable not because of Taiwan's laws, but because it's then easier for the Taiwanese to get a visa to visit the inlaws overseas.

I've heard several stories from a few Yanquis here who claim that getting a visa for the U.S. became much more difficult once they got married to their wives. Isn't this why H tells people to get married in the foreign country, instead of here?
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Postby jimmypop » 28 Oct 2003, 20:29

Is the above wrong? right? I'm curious, b/c I'm about to get married too.
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Postby amos » 28 Oct 2003, 22:55

jimmypop wrote
As I understand it, getting married in the foreign country is advisable not because of Taiwan's laws, but because it's then easier for the Taiwanese to get a visa to visit the inlaws overseas.
Certainly not the case in Australia yet I cannot vouch for any other country.

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I've heard several stories from a few Yanquis here who claim that getting a visa for the U.S. became much more difficult once they got married to their wives. Isn't this why H tells people to get married in the foreign country, instead of here?
I think H used to say this, but it's now common knowledge that it doesn't make an iota of difference, this is acknowledged numerous times throughout the more recent threads.
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