The father passed away in 2016 the mother doesn’t have any problems with the custody in the USA but she found a job overseas and they will not issue the children’s visa unless she provides a document that states she has full custody of the children after the death of the father not just after the divorce. In their country it is common for an uncle or grandfather to take care of the children if the father passes away. What is the next step?
This makes no sense because if one custodial parent dies, the other parent automatically has full custody (unless someone new adopts the child or there is a guardianship). I honestly do not even know what document you could provide. They are asking you to prove a negative (that no one else has custody). I think you might need to consult with an immigration attorney that can help you navigate the visa requirements of this specific country.
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You need to provide a copy of the death certificate and either the child's birth certificate or court order regarding parentage determination.
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