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Green Card Holder Married to USA Citizen

I am a green card holder and I just got married to a US citizen. We got married out of the US. Do we have to submit any particular documentation since we are planning to file taxes together? My ...
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How can I get out of Iran? [duplicate]

I own a bachelor's degree in Software Engineering, and currently work as an IT expert in a private company in Iran. Considering that my dear country, Iran, is very isolated right now (and as it seems, ...
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How can I immigrate to Germany or Canada from Iran?

I own a bachelor's degree in Software Engineering, and currently work as an IT expert in a private company in Iran. Considering that my dear country, Iran, is very isolated right now (and as it seems, ...
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Shall I apply for new resident card after passport renewal

I am Indian citizen working in Warsaw, Poland. I have temporary resident card 'Karta Pobytu' which is valid till Dec 2020. Last month, I renewed my passport from the Indian Embassy in Warsaw. As my ...
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Will my case will effect (right now at NVC), if my parents stay outside of US more than 6 months

My case is F2B(Unmarried children more than 21 years old) and applied around 5 years back, and 2 weeks back my case is move to NVC (as I got letter from NVC and assigned me invoice number and case ...
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USA immigration by a European citizen

I'm exploring the possibility to move to the USA (possibly permanently). I've already made some research regarding the different options (green card, visa types etc) but it seems that none of them ...
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SMC New Zealand, Job Search Visa or Resident Visa

I am planning to start SMC application for New Zealand. I have 165 marks where i hold a MSC and over 14 years of work experience. Recently i learnt that they offer a job search visa before granting ...
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N-400 US naturalization while living abroad

How should I prepare the US naturalization interview given that I have been living the last 5 months abroad? What papers should I bring in addition to the basic documents requested by the USCIS letter?...
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What will be my NOC for these job duties

I am applying for Express Entry Canada. I need to find my NOC Code but cannot find a title that matches my job duties, which are as follows: In the job, I was given some data in Excel files about the ...
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Can I change my name, as my case is at NVC

Recently NVC emailed me as they received my approved case. The name they used included my caste, which I didn't expect. I always use my name as 2 words excluding my caste. My elder brother mistakenly ...
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What countries will accept a comfortably-retired US couple for permanent resident status?

We were blown away that we could not flee to Canada to live, even though we have substantial resources. Canada only allows working immigrants. Are there other countries that would take us? We are ...
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After Notice of Immigrant Visa Case Creation, whats next

I fall in category F2B, I applied on March 2015 and case approved on May 2015 and on 13th December 2019, I received email of Notice of Immigrant Visa Case Creation in which they provided NVC Case ...
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NVC has changed my visa class, how can i get it corrected?

I (Petitioner-LPR) filed for I-130 along with an I-130A for my wife(Applicant), which was approved. I also received my NVC case number . I logged into the CEAC and paid the first fee for affidavit of ...
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Does anyone has a experience with Bobigny prefecture for OFII appointment?

I have completed my medical appointment and since then it’s been almost 5 weeks I haven’t heard from them. 1. I’d like to know if someone has completed the ofii interview recently. 2. I’d like to know ...
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UK Immigration Exit Rules

I'm currently working in UK with Tier-2 ICT visa, Can I stay for 3 or 4 days after my visa got expired in order to close my UK bank account, clear dues and finishing personal things if any?
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Entering US during greencard process

I live currently in Canada and my spouse in the US (but she stays with me for extended periods of time). She will apply for my greencard. As I understand, this works in two steps: My spouse files ...
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What is your legal status as PhD researcher in Spain?

I have a question that I have not found any related source, and my question is mostly focused on these group of people: "People of origin from Ibero-American countries, Andorra, the Philippines, ...
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How do I get documents Attested from Qatar Embassy in India?

I want to get my documents legalized from the Qatar embassy. I am from India. I heard that if we want to visit Qatar, at that time we have to complete the Qatar Embassy Attestation process in India. ...
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Australian Skilled Independent Visa - Employment Reference Letter

I am planning to apply for the Australian Skilled Independent Visa (189) this year. I am able to get the employment reference letter from the current company in the prescribed format by the Australian ...
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How do I get Kuwait Embassy Attestation in India?

I am looking for business opportunities in Kuwait, I am from India. I heard that if I want to go to Kuwait, I have to complete the Kuwait Embassy Attestation process in India. So can anyone guide me ...
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Switching job on EU blue card in Germany

I worked as Software Developer on EU Blue Card in Germany for 8 months. On green paper my company name was written as well. I wanted to switch job and Rathaus allowed me to switch and gave me new ...
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K1 or Tourist Visa

I, an American, am getting married to a Brazilian girl. She is natively from Brazil and lives there currently. We are getting married in the Spring of 2021 inside of the United States. Right now, she ...
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Filling BSF186 and BSF186a for first landing as a Canadian PR under express entry

Should I carry filled BSF186 and BSF186a forms myself? Is it mandatory? or can I just carry my own excel list with details? Can BSF186 alone be used for both "Goods accompanying" and "Goods to follow" ...
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How to calculate F4 age limit

My uncle filed for the F4 visa in 2004. The priority date is October 4th, 2004. At the time of the filing and priority date I was 9 years old (born on the 23rd of September 1994). I don't know the ...
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Verify UK citizenship

I read an article about UK settled status, and one group at risk of not getting settled status is people who believe they have UK citizenship and therefore need not apply for settled status, but ...
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F4 Visa Aged out 25 year old

My uncle filed for the f4 visa in 2007 for my father(beneficiary). The priority date is April 4th, 2007. At the time of the filing and priority date I was 12 years old at the time. The petition was ...
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Obtaining Permanent Residence in Canada

I'm an Indian citizen and an Indian Passport Holder and I wish to migrate to Canada for Permanent Residence. I'm an Engineering dropout means I don't have a degree and I don't have graduation too. ...
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Family reunification for a person who has a 1 year Titre de séjour salarié (France)

I want to know when I can start my family reunification after my change of student status to employee .... Or is it better to wait until the end of your first year as an employee. Because I have heard ...
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Why do we need certificate attestation?

I am looking for a job in Qatar and they informed me to attest my certificate and documents from the Qatar embassy. Do we need to do attestation for every country where want to go?
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New Zealand Accredited Employer Visa - Transfer?

I'm presently being hired under the Accredited Employer Work to Residence Visa and am wondering if I am hired by another Accredited employer, do I have to resubmit an application or my existing visa ...
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How can you register in another EU country as a job seeker?

I'm a Dutch citizen who is receiving temporary unemployment benefits. I will receive these benefits for 3 months. At the end of the 1st month of my benefits, I will move to Italy to look for a job. I ...
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Can you Work Remote under F1 STEM OPT?

I am an International student from India currently in my F1 STEM OPT Visa (valid till 2021). My company is in the process of applying to H1B Visa (failed to pick the lottery in the first attempt). My ...
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Request to expedite I-130 denied. Is there anything I can do?

Executive Summary: Q: Is there anything I can do to speed up the I-130 processing time at this juncture? Q: Is there any way my wife and son can return to the U.S. for a short period? Overview I ...
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Can you relocate to Taiwan after being deported from China?

My Ukranian girlfriend was recently deported from China for a minor offense. A training school arranging to take some kids on a tour to europe invited her to give basic Russian and Ukranian lessons to ...
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Request for advice - Validation of settlement permit during absence from Germany

I have a Niederlassungserlaubnis. I am planning to move to my home country for self employment and pursue an external part-time PhD from a German university (will visit Germany once a year for ...
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Netherlands: How can I get my kid enrolled in a reasonable international school in Amsterdam

I recently got an offer (5000 Euros per month after taxes) from one of the organization from Netherlands and planning to move to Netherlands with a family of 3 including 3.6 years old kid, I've ...
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Ex-EEA family member biometric card holder after Brexit

After a divorce with an EU national , Ive applied to retain my rights for residence and been granted a 5 year valid Biometric Residence card by UK Home office. The card I was sent is a residence card ...
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US Expat, married foreign girlfriend while on vacation in the US, returned to her home country together. Visa process

I live and work in Hong Kong as a US Citizen. In June of this year I attended a conference in the US, and after my girlfriend flew to the US on a valid tourist visa and we did a vacation trip around ...
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EU pre-settled status validity question

I am an EU national, I came to the UK in June 2018 and I have a full-time job since June. I am planning to apply for EU pre-settled status. will I get pre-settled status for 5 years from the date of ...
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Canada Express Entry Profile: Bank balance in your account

I am married but don't want to bring my wife along with me to Canada. Until I have fully functional set up there e.g. a Job, a Home, Schools identified for kids, etc. So how should I go ahead with ...
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UK - Tier 2 Unique case. 4 Days travel into UK - Can i face ban or any other consequences?

I was issued UK WP from India in Oct 2012 and BRP card was valid till 24th Oct,2017. In July 2017 as per my employer i had to move to Denmark and WP from Denmark was issued in Month of July, 2017. My ...
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Transfer from F1 to H1B without OPT, H1B got approved

I’m currently a second-year Ph.D. student holding an F1 visa. Due to the bad relationship with my advisor, I quit from the current Ph.D. program in April (actually, my adviser stop my funding to force ...
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Wrong Name in Social Secrity Card

I am new immigrant and I received my car with an error in the name. what to do ?
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Specific case scenario, when to apply for citizenship?

I want to apply for citizenship, and my case is as follows: I became a lawful permanent resident of the US on 07-31-2014, but l left the country for more than a year (from that date to 11-13-2015 the ...
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Information required on the Croatian Visa for Research Scholar/PhD

I got into University of Zagreb, Croatia as Early Research Scholar/PhD in Cleopatra Project of EU. I will be employed by the university and have received the hosting contract. I need help in applying ...
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Express entry profile doesn't ask for spouse information

I just created my express entry profile and in there I wasn't asked about my spouse's degree, IELTS results and working experience. It just asked if I'm married and then how much money I'd bring. ...
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Main Applicant’s children are aged out or not?

My aunt applied for the F4 US (Family Preference Immigrant Visa) 13 years ago for my mother and her family. Now that we have received our approved petition letter after 13 years, we’re not sure if ...
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My Language Certificate was not included in my UK visa application. Can it be rejected for this?

I uploaded all documents to the VFS Global platform, and according to the checklist I had to bring only two documents to the biometric appointment: my passport and my language certificate, so I did, ...
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New Zealand SMC Job Search Visa to Residence Visa

My wife is the main applicant, and we applied for SMC residence Visa for a family last year in September 2018. Yesterday got email stated offer Job Search Visa for my wife. I am very confused and ...
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Taxes for New Immigrant [closed]

I will enter Texas on immigrant visa, my wife is US citizen and she is unemployed for the last 2 years,how should I deal with the Taxes Authorities?