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Im iranian but about 7 years I live and work in Georgia.My wife is Ukrainian.she has 2year resident card of Poland(karta pobetu).more than 1 year Im coming to Poland by visa.we registered here our marriage. Now my wife is pregnant and I need to be near her (we have noone here to take care of her).I requested for Karta pobetu ,they say I must have Regular income. I cant prove that I have income. but I showed I have money in the bank here and regularly I put money there.but still its not enough for them. what can I do? I JUST WANT TO BE NEAR MY WIFE. As a HUMAN,its not my RIGHT to be with my wife?

Answer

Yes, it is a human right to have family life.

I presume your wife holds a temporary residence card. If so, the regional authorities are not obliged to issue such a card to you - which is unfortunately what the law says.

As a husband of a foreigner holding a temporary residence card you can, but you are not quaranteed to, obtain this card. The Office can require additional documents. Sometimes it helps when the person explains in writing his/her situation - maybe this would do in your case?

It is important where in Poland you are - in Warsaw, Białystok, Lublin, Krakow there are a few legal organizations who can help you write the letter to the regional authorities - please see our CONTACTS section for their coordinates.


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2013-05-06 15:00:22

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