I never suggested that the Singapore government does not have a right to do that, of course they have, it's their country and they do whatever they want, we are just foreigners here. The problem here for me is that I don't see any clear reason for them to doing that and therefore I am not able to give them the explanation for our "wrong" actions. If it is an overstay issue why it would be "confidential"? Maybe there is something else that they don't like in his profile and we can just forget about Singapore because they will never let him in. So it is better for me to quit my job here right now and to go somewhere else. I spent a huge amount of time and money to get my MBA diploma+secure a job in this country and I just don't want to invest in my career here if I don't feel the security of having my family together with me.Strong Eagle wrote:Look, attitudinally speaking, you're not doing yourself any favors, as you come across loud and clear that the Singapore government really had no right to do what they did and that you all are persecuted, injured parties. That attitude, plus four dollars, will get you a cup of coffee at Starbucks.
Like it or not, your husband got himself a record as the result of his travels. The comment, "The MOM responded that they see that there is a negative record but they are not able to know why" is evidence of this. As you say, your goal is to get this record clean up, further, using your job and your marriage is not the approach that is going to work.
If MoM found a negative record, and you husband hasn't committed any other grievous error/situation/faux pas, the it's pretty clear that it is the ICA that has provided the negative report. Your goal has to be to convince ICA, not MoM, that the negative report was unwarranted.
Through calls and if necessary, showing up in person, you must find out exactly what it is that ICA finds negative. Perhaps your husband needs to do this, or an appointed attorney. Once you know what the alleged infringement is, you'll better be able to deal with it.
You will not be successful if your approach is, "he didn't mean to do it," or "that wasn't really an infringement." You must demonstrate that the travel pattern that created the problem in the first place was misinterpreted by the ICA as doing visa runs. Your husband is currently in the same box as all those folks who DO make visa runs, and they have every excuse in the book.
I agree with PNGMK about getting your embassy involved, only, I'd do it with ICA, not MoM.
I went to ICA several times in person - no explanation except: "you can write an email to ICA feedback email or fill this form, so we can reassess his profile again". Of course, I did that and I got the same response: "your request was rejected and the reason is confidential". They say the same thing on telephone. Do you think if I re-request a visa entry for him again but with our fresh marriage certificate will make a difference this time? the last time I spoke to ICA we were not married yet.
I would love to find a competent attorney if you can advise one that would be great!
He never meant to overstay or to do a visa run. The first time we came to Singapore we planned to stay only for 2 months until my graduation. At the moment I had secured a job position in Switzerland and did not have any intention to stay in Singapore. But after 2 months here we fell in love with the country. We really enjoyed the city, the fast-pacing economy, the well defined and respected rules. The absence of criminal elements in the streets and a high level of security. We just felt right in this place. Anyway, we left Singapore end in December 2017 as it had been planned before. But once left, we missed Singapore so much so after 3 months a rejected my job offer in Switzerland and came to Singapore in order to build my career here. Honestly, the paperwork with my LTVP, job interviews and request for EP took much longer time than I expected. We came back to Singapore in mid-march 2018 and I only got my job authorization in mid-July 2018. Just one week after my boyfriend was rejected to enter Singapore. The rest of the story I already told you at the beggining of this conversation.
So we really did not intend to overstay or smth like that.