Just bureaucracy?

“Living in Chile” from a gringo who has to leave because his wife cannot get Permanent Residency.

If I were him, I would have tried looking for an immigration lawyer who knew the right “facilitator”. When in Rome…

Anyone know what lawyers/firm they hired to help them?

Yes it makes a big difference. There is no shortage of fobs that will simply read the textbook, try the steps, when it fails, feel sorry still keep the money and move one. A dime a dozen

Beyond frustrating to see the tsunami of illegals with nothing to offer but problems enter the country, and allowed to stay while we are in the trenches taking grenades. I have waited to-date three years for some papers to arrive, with everything stating “en tramite.” I will be dead before they are delivered.