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EU student NOT applying to EU Settlement Scheme

I'm EU studying in the UK. I think expatriates is the most suitable StackExchange for my question, and I tried to add some meaningful tags: please suggest moving to another StackExchange website or ...
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Applying to EU Settlement Scheme very close to deadline

I'm EU studying in the UK. I think expatriates is the most suitable StackExchange for my question, and I tried to add some meaningful tags: please suggest moving to another StackExchange website or ...
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Benefit of EU Settlement Scheme for EU citizens leaving the UK before 29 June 2021?

I'm EU studying in the UK. I think expatriates is the most suitable StackExchange for my question, and I tried to add some meaningful tags: please suggest moving to another StackExchange website or ...
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EU settlement scheme: Privacy

I'm EU studying in the UK: say I apply to the EU Settlement Scheme. I think expatriates is the most suitable StackExchange for my question, and I tried to add some meaningful tags: please suggest ...
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J1 visa (postdoc) while greencard pending from outside the US?

I am currently in Canada and applied for marriage based greencard. I-130 got approved but due to mistake from USCIS (see I-130 approved (I-797 received): Why do we have to file I-824 (and do we)?) I ...
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Parents US Tourist Visa Extension more than One Year

Thanks for reading my post. My parents are here in the United States to visit us. They are staying here for more than six months and they are about to leave United States but due to Pandemic they are ...
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What steps can a CSPA derivative take in order to stay protected under CSPA?

Priority Date: March 28, 2005 Approval Date: April 17, 2009 Current Visa Bulletin: January 22, 2005 DOB: April 20, 1997 Category: F4 Location: India Hi, I am a derivative applicant, whereas my father ...
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CTA Ireland/Northern Ireland Non-EEA spouse of Irish citizen

I am an Irish citizen moving to Northern Ireland with my Syrian husband. He has been granted an EUSS Family Permit to live in the U.K. Does he need an Irish visitor/tourist visa to cross the border to ...
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What is the difference between hiring a “licensed immigration” advisor and an “immigration lawyer” if I want to move to New Zealand?

I have contacted the authorities. They suggested me to find a "licensed immigration" advisor or an "immigration lawyer". What is the difference? Are they just two words for the ...
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Bring African girlfriend and her kid to Germany

I am Italian and I live and work n Germany. She lives in Cameroon and has a 4 years old kid. We know each other since a long time and now (well, after the corona issue) we want to live together in ...
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Can someone working in USA with H1B visa get PR of Canada?

If I have a H1B visa and working in USA, can I apply and get PR of Canada? If so, how much time will it take considering that I would be staying in USA?
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Can USA citizen sponsor his sibling for long term stay?

Can a USA citizen sponsor his sibling who is currently living in another country (India) for permanent stay or long term stay in USA?
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Skilled Recognised Graduate visa subclass 476 - Cannot enter before Initial Entry Date

I have this visa granted to me with First Entry date. However, due to COVID-19 travel restrictions I will not be able to enter Australia before this date. I have not been able to find any relative ...
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How to calculate 180 days for Green Cards holders for being abroad? Will departure and arrival days considered or no?

I am a Green Card holder, I have travelled outside the States on January 3rd, 2020 @ 4:00 PM Houston time. I want to arrive to the State on July 1st, 2020 @ 8:00 PM. will i be within the 180 days or ...
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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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Australian 190 Visa - Possibility of second invitation if first invitation expires

I am trying to get a skilled immigration 190 Visa for Australian Pernamnet Residency. I got an invitation from Victoria as 190 visa. I know I have 60 days to apply for the visa. But my concern is ...
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Bringing my pregnant wife to Austria; I am an EU citizen

I am a student in Austria, I have an EU citizenship. My wife is pregnant and is a third world country resident. Can someone explain what my options to bring my wife to Austria are.
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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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Extending German Residence Permit

i came to Germany on family Reunion visa, i got my residence permit , my Spouse was German, later we got separated , i am working here since 2 years ,i did leaned german B1 and intregartion course ...
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Does the April 22, 2020 Executive Order suspending the entry of immigrants affect existing green card holders?

I am a Green Card holder since 07/28/2019 and I am outside USA now , will I get effected or ban from entry because of President recent executive order to ban the immigration for 60 days?
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US Citizenship through Birth

I am a lawful legal immigrant and my daughter was born here(USA). I have below questions. 1) Whats are all the benefits she will get for born in the United States compared to a person citizenship ...
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Can I be hired by my boyfriend in his company with H1B visa?

I know this is a kind of question we have probably already asked but I keep reading and I never get the answer I look for, I never find the same situation. I am French, living in Spain and my ...
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How long can I be out of the US on a TN (NAFTA) visa?

Due to the spread of the coronavirus my organization is recommending (essentially mandating) that all employees work from home (WFH) until further notice. I was planning on traveling to Canada from ...
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Marrying an EEA national on a standard UK visitor visa

If I go to UK on visitor visa, am I allowed to marry an EEA national and apply for a residence card?
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If I have a UK residence card, can I move to Italy?

If I have a UK residence card, as it has almost no requirments for me to obtain, with my husband being Italian, can we move to Italy permanently?
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What type of evidence to prove continuous residence in the US for naturalization

Specifically, I am asking about the category "Your immediate family remained in the U.S." My brother and his wife remained in the US during the time I was absent. Note: I am a dependent on my brother. ...
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TN visa extension application for different employer advice

I am currently holding TN visa that is getting expired in next three weeks. And I am starting a new job with new employer after it. The problem is my I-140 has been approved already,for the reason I ...
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What is the fastest way to start working in the US as highly skilled worker?

I am German citizen and lived in the US from 2012 to Sep 2019 on F1 visa. Despite having nice job offers (via F1-OPT and H1B subsequently) after graduating from PhD, I decided to give up my F1 status ...
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Greek citizen wants to immigrate to Ireland with her South African husband. What is required?

I am a Greek EU citizen living in South Africa wanting to move to Ireland with my non-EU citizen husband who is South African. What do we need for access to live and work in Ireland?
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Create EOI login in SINP with ECA status as “NO” and Express Entry profile as “NO”?

My query is, I've acquired my IELTS but the ECA (Education Credential Assesment) is not yet complete. Can I proceed to create an EOI profile in SINP with ECA status as "NO" and with Express Entry ...
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Applying for f2 visa in last semester

I got married 2 months ago and I want to have my wife over. The problem is my current i20 says that my program will end in 2022. However once I apply for my opt, my i20 will say that my program ends ...
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Will my non EEA wife get British citizenship when I get mine?

I'm an EEA national who's been living in the UK since 2016 and I brought my non EEA wife here in 2017. We both have pre-settled status and I'll qualify for settled status in 2021. At that point, will ...
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How to know processing times for Consular processing?

I am filing for my parent's Greencard while they are in the United States. I used the website https://egov.uscis.gov/processing-times/ to see how long does it take to go AOS route and it sounds like ...
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Can I travel to and from United States after filing for I-130

I am filing for my parents I-130 when they are in the United States. I am not going for adjustment of status. Instead of doing that, I am going for consular filing. This is because they do not want to ...
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A question regarding Adjustment of Status while doing Consular processing

I am filing for my parent's Green card. I know that there are two ways to approach this: Through Adjustment of status. Where they are already in USA and I file I-130 and I-485 simultaneously. ...
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Is Passport enough as proof of citizenship when applying for I-130?

I am a naturalized American citizen and I am filing for my parent's I-130. Now, on the USCIS website, in proof of citizenship section it says: Upload documents that show that you are a U.S. citizen. ...
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What if passport expires after I -130 is filed and before Consular processing starts?

I am filing for my parent's green card. I am preparing to file for I-130 as of today which is February 2020. Now, I also realized that their passport is expiring in April of 2021, which "may" expire ...
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Will the Norway have no deadline to call family members to uk?

I am unable to find the qouted text from UK GOV website about Norway and UK after brexit. I have heard Norwegians will be able to call family members after brexit in case the relationship existed ...
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Why Can't I file a single Green card petition for both of my parents?

I do have a question regarding the Green-card filing of my parents. I am going through USCIS website here: https://www.uscis.gov/sites/default/files/files/form/i-130instr.pdf Now, if I understood ...
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Cannot get current processing time for I-485 when family based file

I am trying to figure out what would be the processing time for my parents when I file for their adjustment of status. I was trying to find that out by searching I-485 processing time. I checked ...
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When my non eu parents will have residence card can they sponsor their son?

I will be applying Eea fp for me and my parents. I am non eu getting married to Eu. When my parents have residence card can they sponsor their son for Eea fp and residence card as he is dependent on ...
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Does having a NI number mean exercising treaty rights?

Does having a NI number satisfy the exercising of treaty rights for the purpose of EEA visas in the United Kingdom?
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F4 category dependent

I petitioned for my brother and his family in F4 category. I-130 was submitted on September 25, 2009 and was approved on 10/16/2009 after only couple of weeks. My nephew turns 21 in 2021 and PD will ...
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Get J1 visa after not filing tax return on previous J1 visa

In the summer of 2018 I did an internship in the US on a J1 visa. I didn't realise I needed to file my tax returns with the IRS. I don't owe them any money though because of a tax treaty with the UK. ...
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Is an online MBA worth if I dont have any grade on the transcripts but just pass or fail?

My busy schedule and work location permits me to do only an online MBA, I have found a great program online at WGU (Western Governors University) but i do not get any GPA or grades just pass of fail ...
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Helping my girlfriend move to Poland

I'm looking for some answers/advice about the topic mentioned in the title. I come from Poland and I currently live, study and work there too. I've been in a long-distance relationship for almost 2 ...
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How has the difficulty of getting an O-1B visa increased in the last 3 years?

The change in the presidential administration might have something to do with this, but everyone is telling me that the hurdle of straight approval of O-1B has gotten higher. Attorneys say they get ...
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EU Family Permit

I'm member of an EU family. I have an EU residence card issued by Italy and have traveled previously to the UK with my father as an European citizen. I want to stay and remain in the United Kingdom. ...
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Moving to the United Kingdom with my non-EU spouse

I’m a Nigerian living in Germany with German permanent residence. I have been married to my Polish wife for 2 years. She has my surname on all her documentation. We are living together as a married ...

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