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Flying to the USA on a tourist visa to get the COVID vaccination

My 52-year-old wife (non-US citizen with valid visa) is talking about flying to Los Angeles along with our 18-year-old (US citizen) so that BOTH can get the one-shot vaccination at Walmart's or ...
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Travel restriction to USA from India for a PhD student (with F1 visa)

I am currently a 4th year PhD student (with a valid F1 visa) who came to visit his family in India for a short trip but then due to the unfortunate circumstances, USA put a travel restriction on India....
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South Korea Visa Run in Pandemic

I am a British citizen in South Korea on a work holiday (H1) visa. I had an interview at a software company for a full time role and they want to hire me. However I can't work full time on an H1 visa ...
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Travel within EU with expired passport

I'm a holder of EU Blue Card issued in Germany, my passport expired and couldn't renew it due to embassy closure because of COVID. I need to travel to Prague, Czech Republic to renew the passport. Is ...
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Can I leave my house during the 14 days of self-isolation if I have to take a flight out of UK?

On December the 3rd I will go back in the UK from Italy and, if the rules stay the same, I'll have to self-isolate for 14 days in UK. Does this mean that I cannot leave the house not even to go to the ...
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Very soon, my PhD starts in UK but UK visa center in Paris is closed. What should I do?

I am a non-EU citizen, currently residing in France. I am supposed to start a PhD on december the 1st in UK. I completed the VISA application and paid all the realted fees (NHS + application fees) ...
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How am I supposed to undergo diagnostics COVID-19 test within three days after entering South Korea?

I read on website of the Embassy of the Republic of Korea in the USA (mirror): (sorry for the low resolution, that's the original resolution...) How am I supposed to undergo diagnostics COVID-19 test ...
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Moving for a new job in England from Germany during Corona

I will start working in London from November and will probably move there from Germany (as a German citizen) few days/weeks before in order to search for a flat or shared house. In the case that ...
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Blue card employer change with English contract

I am currently living in Munich, and I am looking for a change of employer. Even though I arrived to Germany in 03.12.2018 I have the Blue Card since April 2019; so I assume I need to confirm with the ...
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Indian Getting married in Europe and dependent visa complication work permit in different country

I currently hold a work permit in finland via my current Indian employer. And my fiance currently holds a blue card in Germany. we had plan to get married this year in India but due to covid situation ...
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How to find a place to live in Ireland in times of Covid?

I'm looking to start working in Ireland in October, directly following my present employment, and I'm required to relocate to the Cork area. While I understand most procedures for securing a place to ...
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Leaving Switzerland during studies, EU citizen

Cross-post from travel.SE because I was asked to: I'm an EU citizen, and study in Zurich, Switzerland. I'm enrolled for the following semester. My housing lease is expiring and I haven't managed to ...
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Leaving Switzerland during studies, EU citizen [duplicate]

I'm an EU citizen, and study in Zurich, Switzerland. I'm enrolled for the following semester. My housing lease is expiring and I haven't managed to find other affordable accommodation, so I must leave ...
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Canadian PGWP expiring in September: chances of entry denial at border?

I’m an Indian National holding a Post-graduate Open Work Permit (PGWP) in Canada which expires on 11th September 2020. I primarily live in Canada, have a valid job offer and have been invited to apply ...
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Petition for Adjustment of Status while extension of stay is still pending?

An elderly couple came to the US to visit their daughter on a visitor's visa toward the end of last year. Due to the coronavirus outbreak, they applied to extend their stay by six months. ...
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Are the package deliveries from France (Paris) to Thailand (Bangkok) delayed/blocked due to COVID-19?

I need to get some package from my birth country, France, and I am currently located in Thailand. Are the package deliveries from France (Paris) to Thailand (Bangkok) delayed/blocked due to COVID-19? ...
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Can non-American students enrolled in a US university but attending only online courses (COVID) do a summer 2021 internship in the US via CPT or OPT?

I'm reading on https://thehill.com/homenews/administration/506072-ice-tells-students-on-visas-they-must-leave-us-if-schools-go-online (mirror) that the US government has the bright idea to refuse ...
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Can non-American PhD students stay in the United States during the academic year 2020-2021 if all their classes are online?

I'm reading on https://thehill.com/homenews/administration/506072-ice-tells-students-on-visas-they-must-leave-us-if-schools-go-online (mirror) that the US government has the bright idea to refuse ...
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Can you apply for UK Tier IV visa from outside your home country?

I'm trying to apply for a UK tier IV visa to start on a PhD course starting in October. While the UKVI office is taking applications, there are no visa application centers open (or any date given to ...
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Can a European country (e.g France) forbid the entry of foreign nationals with a residence permit? (COVID-19)

Suppose that someone has a Student "Titre de Séjour" that is valid for a little more than a year, and this person is in France right now. If this person leaves the European Union for about a month, ...
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Has the post-completion OPT grace period of 60 days after STEM graduation been extended due to the covid-19-related economic slowdown?

https://www.uscis.gov/opt mentions the post-completion Optional Practical Training (OPT) grace period of 60 days after STEM graduation: Initial post-completion OPT: Must apply within 30 days of your ...
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International student going to Canada

Is it possible for international students who are newly admitted to Canadian universities for the September 2020 intake allowed in to the country amidst the Covid-19 pandemic? I already know that the ...
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Will the Czech borders be open with the expiry of the state of emergency? [closed]

According to the statement of the Czech Ministry of Interior, the borders of Czechia are closed for foreigners for the duration of the state of emergency. The state of emergency is valid until May ...
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Has the USCIS relaxed the requirements on being present in the US to maintain one's permanent resident status (green card) in response to COVID-19?

Has the USCIS (United States Citizenship and Immigration Services) relaxed the requirements on being physically present in the United States to maintain one's permanent resident status (a.k.a. green ...
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Can I get a Canadian Student permit (visa) during covid-19?

I am a Yemeni citizen who applied for university in Canada of the spring term and got accepted and then I applied for the Canadian work permit or visa on 7th of March 2020 , and then they requested ...
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More than 6 months outside USA for a greencard holder?

I am a lawful permeant resident in USA. Because of the current situation due to COVID-19 and the travel limitations I will be outside USA for more than 6 months from my last exit. Will that have any ...
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How to extend a F4 immigrant Visa before going to USA within 6 months

I got my F4 visa on november 2020 and it will expire on may 15th 2020. We had booked our flight on march 30th 2020 but due to covid 19 pandemic we were unable to go to USA. Currently India is not ...
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Valid travel purposes between Romania and Croatia during the Covid-19 pandemic?

Can a Romanian citizen move from Romania to Croatia during this pandemic? My girlfriend would come to live with me and stay until the end of the general lockdown. Croatia has laws saying people who ...
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Is there a way for foreign citizens stuck in the US against their own will to obtain a temporary work authorization?

A friend of mine is a citizen of a developing country who originally came to the US to visit their relatives. Their scheduled flight was cancelled in the end of March after their country of origin ...