Your brother's "girlfriend" is a huge black guy in a basement somewhere laughing his head off at the stupid foreigner, and rightfully so.
He and his pals are planning to have a great night out on the town with your brother's money.
"... what are the positive chances of getting the visas this time..."
Meedow, no one can possibly guess your present situation, especially when you give zero clue regarding your nationality or why you were denied the first time.
His name isn't Mike Twits. He has never been a construction worker. He never lived in California. He has never been to Brazil. He didn't "prey" on anyone, you gladly and wilfully gave money to a non-person who only existed inside your computer.
"... I would love to know how is the dressing code , how is the social life..."
You're marrying into a culture that you've never visited nor have any experience with?
Have you ever travelled outside of the US?
For super easy questions like this is much better to simply go direct to the source:
As you'll see it plainly states, "... Australia requires that your passport must be valid …
For super simple questions like this you should always go right to the source.
As you'll see US citizens do not need a Visa to visit or transit through Canada.
"... by the way i have tatto in my body .. its Cross i done it after i changed and also i have been in church alot and all of that my family know becuz i post things in facebook then they threat me that they will kill me when i back and all of them …
"... in UK where i live now if i stay illegal for 14 years i can become legal .. so for sure there is away to become legal in Portugal if i stay illegal..."
You sound like an expert. Just stay and ignore all the immigration laws. You'll be fine. No…
I'm never ceased to be amazed how so many of the visa/immigration questions on this forum fail to state the single most important piece of information: Nationality.
Even if nationality isn't directly related to the original question it's still a cr…
I can't imagine how not having a job, not having any income, not owning property or having any ties whatsoever to your home country could be seen as "ridiculous and offensive."
Put yourself in the position of the Schengen official... what possible …