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Keeping US Citizenship While Living Abroad (Japan)

I'm currently active Duty military, USAF. I'm married to a Japanese citizen, our daughter (born this year) has dual citizenship until she turns 21. At that point she will have to choose Japan or the ...
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F1 STEM OPT to F1 visa

I was on STEM OPT. My employment ended on February 2, 2024. I had 118 days of remaining unemployment left. I used my allocated unemployment days as allowed until May 30, 2024. My new I-20 was issued ...
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I was born in America, but my dad is from Turkey and my mom is from Romania. Turkey is partly in Asia. Am I genetically part Asian and European?

My parents are first-hand immigrants from Turkey and Romania. Romania is fully in Europe but Turkey is partly in Asia. Am I able to consider myself Asian partly and European partly? Because some of my ...
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Can Greencard holder be denied entry at airport - Less than 6 months outside the US

My wife came to the United States and stayed with me for a month. However, she had to go back to her country for personal reasons. When she returns to the United States, she will have been outside the ...
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Remarrying on an F1 visa, but my husband has attempted to use F2 and was denied twice

UPDATED. PLEASE READ I have been separated from my husband for three years. I’m in the US and he’s in Nigeria. He has attempted using the F2 visa but was denied twice. Now I want to remarry . Will it ...
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Can I stay in the USA for two weeks on a Green Card every six months?

I am a green cardholder. I work in the USA and pay taxes to the US government. My property and driving license are from the USA. Due to my family situation, I must travel outside the USA and care for ...
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What is the easiest way for an American to escape from the United States

The likely political consequences in November will mean that lgbt people are no longer safe, and I am trying to get out of here as quickly as possible. I have a bachelor's degree. What's my best ...
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Is there a chance I could stay in Germany permanently if I got a job at a cafe or as a bartender?

I have a bachelor's degree but it's not in a field that is in high demand, and I don't have any experience in the service industry. I've known quite a few people who barely speak a word of German but ...
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request early appointment for asylee - United States

Have a few questions: If say a person applies for asylum and the wait period for getting the first appointment with USCIS where they decide whether to push you to the court system takes too much time,...
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Visiting the USA before start of J1

My son has a J1 visa as he intends to work as a camp councillor in the US. Before starting work he wants to visit Hawaii then go to Canada for a few weeks. The J1 says multiple entry. Will he be able ...
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Private tutor job for UK skilled worker visa

Can private tutors working in tuition centres (a licenced sponsor) apply for the UK skilled worker visa?
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Mother naturalized in US in 1951. Was a French citizen. I was born in 1952. Can I claim French citizenship?

My mother was born in France in 1925. She emigrated to the U.S. in 1948 and naturalized in 1951 after she married my father, an American citizen. I was born in 1952. Any idea if I can claim French ...
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Can a US green card applicant living in Canada apply for a US tourist visa?

I recently moved to Canada. I am not Canadian and not a Canadian Permanent Resident. My brother has petitioned a green card application for me 5 years ago. My application takes more than 12 years and ...
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What is earliest date when I can apply for a renewal of my US visa stamp on my passport?

I am an in the USA on an O1 visa. The dates on my I1797 mention validity till February 2026. However, the O1 visa stamp on my passport is valid till December 2024. What is the earliest date when I can ...
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A question about type D visa, professional driver in Germany from a non-EU country

I wanted to work in Germany and since the I'm from an non-EU country I thought I might use my driving license to go as a professional truck-driver. Since I automatically get a type D Visa, I wanted to ...
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I had an account on USCIS but lost my mobile number

I have an account on USCIS online site https://www.uscis.gov/, but I don't have anymore the phone number I used to have to receive the codes to login. Also, I'm not in the USA anymore, what makes more ...
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Deportation from the US

I was deported from the US in 2017 at the Chicago POE after the immigration officer discovered I had obtained a B1/B2 visa to come work in the US for a short time. I wasn't banned but my visa was ...
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Minor child’s passport and blue card expired in Germany

Currently I am living in Germany and my daughter’s passport and blue card both are expired on Jan 31, 2024, but i just noticed it today. I am completely blank, could anyone please guide, how does it ...
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Applying for a Health and Social Care visa after the start date in the Certificate of Sponsorship

Can I apply for UK skilled worker visa after the Certificate of Sponsorship (CoS) start date without the sponsor changing such date? Please help.
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Is there any immigration visa for poor Iranians?

Economy of Iran is under pressure. 30% of Iranian can not achieve a wealth meal per day. While many poor countries like African countries and south Asian countries traditionally are supported by ...
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Acquiring British citizenship

I was born in South Africa in 2007 and my mom was born in the UK before 1986. My mom and dad were never married and my mother has full custody of me. My dad was born in South Africa as well. Do I have ...
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Does my Family Reunion Visa in Germany (non-EU citizen) permit me to work for a Luxembourg-based company while residing in Germany?

I hold a Germany residence permit through the Family Reunion Visa, enabling me to work in any capacity. However, I'm uncertain about the possibility of engaging in full-time remote work for a ...
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Married but separated without divorce. What should I write in the application form?

I am applying for Canadian permanent residency (PR). I am married but my husband and I are separated for quite some time now. However, we are not divorced because in our culture divorce has a lot of ...
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EEA pre settled status retained rights: evidence of termination of relationship

A third-country person has pre-settled status based on being married to an EEA national. They lived together in England from 2018 but the latter left the UK in 2022. They never divorced. The third-...
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Can I claim points for before deemed date in Expressions of Interest (EOIs) for Australian state?

I am looking to lodge EOIs for Australia immigration under subclasses 189, 190 & 491. I have a bachelor and a master degree in non-computer field but I work as a software developer for over 6 ...
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Danish residency, what are my options for studying in my home country?

I am a British citizen with Danish residency (obtained before brexit), I have been living in Denmark. My partner is Danish and I live with them. I am considering studying a degree, and it feels like ...
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New Zealand Immigration query on third-party checks after JSV?

I am presently living and working in New Zealand. I applied for a Skilled Migrant Category Residence visa, but they only offered JSV, since I don’t have a job offer. Below is my timeline: Lodgment ...
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As a greencard holder, is it okay to have international trip every 3 month, each approximately 1 week? [duplicate]

I have a significant other leaving abroad and I want to visit them every 3 or 4 months. Currently, I am a permanent resident. Is it okay if I travel abroad every 3 or 4 months and stay outside of the ...
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As a green card holder, is it okay to have an international trip every 3 months, each approximately 1 week?

I have a significant other living outside the US and I want to visit them every 3 or 4 months. Currently, I am a permanent resident of the US. Is it okay if I travel abroad every 3 or 4 months and ...
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What are the rules for visa-free travel to France if it is followed immediately by a 90+ day visa?

I'm a US citizen. I'm planning to visit France this year for an exchange semester lasting 4 months. As my stay is going to be longer than 90 days, I was told to get a Long Stay visa (VLS-TS). I'd ...
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What are the rules for visa-free travel to France if it is followed immediately by a 90+ day visa?

I'm a US citizen. I'm planning to visit France this year for an exchange semester lasting 4 months. As my stay is going to be longer than 90 days, I was told to get a Long Stay visa (VLS-TS). I'd ...
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Misinterpretation based on false assumption that records age away

I received a decision letter from the Home Office stating that my care visa application was denied due to false information provided. Specifically, I was asked if I had previously been refused entry ...
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Can I successfully self-petition with an EB-2 visa to the US?

I am currently looking at self-petitioning for an EB-2 visa under Advanced Degree. I have worked in the Telecommunications sector in the UK for almost 6 years with a STEM degree as a data scientist ...
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Does the fact that your child is adopted influence immigration?

If you would marry a woman with a child from a previous relationship and you adopt this child and become the legal guardian for this child. If apply for this This visa would the fact that the child of ...
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English Requirement for UK Spousal Visa Extension

My wife is looking to extend her spousal visa for the first time. She is enrolled on a university course and is due to complete her studies in June 2023. Her current visa expires in early August 2023. ...
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Immigration to Switzerland with both sets of parents

My husband and I would like to relocate to Switzerland from South Africa but we want to find out if it is possible to take both parents along (they will not be working). Unfortunately, our parents are ...
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Passport Talent Family visa application requirement

I am residing in France and have a passport talent card salarie qualifie / enterprise innovante. But my wife is currently residing in Bangladesh. She will need a passport talent family card for which ...
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Do i have to renew my visa?

I am a foreign citizen and was studying in the US. I was dismissed from my university in fall 2022. My SEVIS record will be terminated soon due to failure to enrol in new classes. If I apply to other ...
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Do I meet the requirements of German work visa and how exactly should I apply?

I'm from Azerbaijan and I've got a software development job offer from Berlin paying 60k+. Thing is I don't have a degree. I've got around 6 years of relevant professional experience (I can show past ...
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Does the UK immigration board require a degree for programmers?

According to this programmers are on the UK skills shortages list. Do you need to have a college degree to qualify? I suspect so but I cannot find anything about education requirements. What exactly ...
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Teaching Assistant Visa under age 26

I want to be a teaching assistant in the UK and therefore apply for the skilled worker visa. On the UK website (https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/skilled-worker-visa-eligible-salary-if-youre-...
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General Steps to immigrate to Canada as a Family

I have been looking into how to migrate to Canada as a family Me: 47 years - developer with 22 years of experience (in my country) Wife: 38 years - graduates by Nov-2023 in Business Management Kid: 8 ...
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Travel from Canada to Germany with a criminal record

I have had several non-violent and non-drug related criminal charges in Canada and my mother, sister and step-father moved to Germany from Canada approximately 10 years ago. My step-father is employed ...
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Does a spousal open work permit application count towards maintained status?

I entered Canada on eTA I applied to extend my stay as a visitor The original 6 months of the eTA passed but I maintained my status because of the pending application I married a Canadian citizen My ...
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Do I need to file for a B2 visa if I lost my job while on H1B for me and/or spouse?

Do I need to file for a B2 visa if I lost my job while on H1B for me and/or spouse? I lost my job in November and had 60 days to find another employer. Since Nov 28 was the last date of employment, ...
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Adjustment of status

My mom has been a US permanent resident until 2011 when she moved back to Poland. She abandoned her status then. In 2022 she applied for a tourist visa and arrived in the US. Her husband is a US ...
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Is Tier 2 dependent possible for recent civil partnership? (UK Visa)

I have been offered a job in London to work for an A-rated sponsor. The company has attorneys that made applications for a Skilled Worker (my case) and Skilled Worker dependent (my partner's case). We ...
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Planning to remain after my visa expires. Can I re-enter the USA?

I am a British citizen with L-1B status in the USA. My visa expires Jan 31st 2023 and I am planning a trip to the UK over the holidays. When I re-enter the USA, I will have just 3 weeks remaining on ...
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Received an I-797C with no "Access Code"?

I recently received the I-797c's for my I-131, I-765, and I-485. None of these had access codes printed on them. When I go to link these into my wife's USCIS it asks for an access code. Where do I ...
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Question about Australian international arrivals

I read on the ABP website that they may fingerprint international arrivals. Is it something they do for everyone, or only randomly?
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