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I am a DV2023 selectee but I excluded a material information in my DS-5501 form for a legimate reason. Will this affect my DD-260 application?

I have an illegimate child which I don't have custody of, nor any access and therefore I can't have access to his photo to include in my DS-5501 form. And now I am selected for DV2023. I believe i ...
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Student visa to Work visa

I am from India I am 31 years old and have 12+ years of experience in India related to the design field (IT), now I am in Berlin with a student visa valid up to 2025 (Bachelor's degree currently ...
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EU citizen immigrating to Andorra, any limitations since it's not in the EU?

I like the nature and the tax scheme but if I want to live there longer than 3 months there looks like are some complications? I need to make 15000 investment and they only accept 900 new residents ...
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Must we show our prenup agreement to the immigration office/officer?

If two person want to get marry together, but also like to have a prenup agreement as well, and one of the guys is on a non-immigrant student(F-1) visa, should they also provide their prenup agreement ...
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What to do if there is no entry stamp on passport (Immigrant EB-3) visa? Thanks

We just arrived in US lst May 10, 2022 under immigrant visa, but there is no entry stamp on our passports. What do we need to do? Will this cause problem in generating SSN and GC? Thank you!
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Can my J-2 children get SSNs to be claimed as dependents on a tax return?

I am a graduate student on a J-1 visa and my wife and foreign-born children are both J-2s. Is it possible to get Social Security Numbers for my J-2 children so that we can enter them as dependents on ...
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Parents going though medical issues and possibility of expediting I-130

My parents and I are naturalized U.S. citizens, living in the U.S. for the past 15 years. However, I have two much older siblings who are married and have kids but are not U.S. citizens and do not ...
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Can an Immigrant freelance Web Developer survive in California, USA?

I am a (28 y/o) freelance web developer from india. I m planning to move California on a random certificate course of 1 year from a community college to work as a freelance web developer. My main ...
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Unable to create online-only I-134 for a child

Suppose that a person is trying to submit an online-only version of USCIS I-134 (Affidavit of Financial Support) for a relative of that person and her child. It seems that the nline version of the ...
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Applying for EB-1B visa when my parent company has 3 full time researchers

I finished my Ph.D. last year and am currently working as a full-time researcher at a company. I have 10+ publications and am currently part of the program committee for a conference. One ...
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Effect of 10-year UK ban on US Visa Lottery winner

I would like to find out how a UK 10 year ban can affect a friend's chances of getting a US visa when he wins the US Visa Lottery.
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German residence certificate requirements for EU citizen

Freelancing vs Economically Inactive in Germany as an EU Citizen My wife (US citizen) and I (EU citizen) are moving to Berlin, Germany later this year. I am also changing careers, leaving behind ...
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What I have to do with my visa rejection because of expulsion interests, and my love relationship [closed]

My visa application to study in Germany has been rejected because of an interest in deportation (the national German security authorities reported that in my case there are particularly serious ...
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How are Russians who oppose/distrust their government supposed to live abroad? [closed]

In the last six weeks since Russia's unprovoked and illegal attack against Ukraine, a lot of young Russians have left the country in protest against their government. However, paradoxically, Western ...
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How to find a law firm that is verified by Quebec government?

I heard that there are only a few law firms that are verified by Quebec's government that can provide immigration support. Though there are many search results from Google, I still like to find the ...
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Updating BlueCard address mid-application

I have an appointment at the Berlin immigration office for a BlueCard this month. I have provided my current apartment's address for the BlueCard application. But my current apartment's lease ends in ...
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O-1 holder - Change employer with a pending I-485 without EAD approved

This is not a question I can ask my company’s immigration attorneys because of perhaps obvious reasons, so I am hoping some experts here could help me clarify. How does the portability rule apply for ...
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How can one apply for naturalization under INA 319(b) [8 USC 1430(b)] while residing abroad?

Consider a couple that qualifies for INA 319(b) [8 USC 1430(b)], which reads (b) Any person, (1) whose spouse is (A) a citizen of the United States, (B) in the employment of the Government of the ...
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Proof of relationship (documents) required for dependent (spouse) under my skilled worker visa (postdoc in UK)

I will be applying for a skilled worker visa (from India) for my postdoc at a UK university. I would like to include my spouse as a dependent with my application. We have been married for the last two ...
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What are the routes to obtain a PR in Australia after finishing a PhD degree?

I'm currently doing a PhD in Philosophy in Canada, and I have a high chance of getting a PR after graduation through various pathways offered by the government. But I've been offered a much better ...
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What is the next Step after applying for a CRBA --

I am trying to figure out what is the next step after getting completed with the CRBA for my daughter that was born abroad. She was provided an American passport and currently resides in the United ...
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How can I prolong my current Swedish visa to a permanent one after 3 years without a job but studying the local language

How can I extend my visa after 3 years here in Sweden without a job and being currently enrolled in a nurse assistant type of course? I came here from Brazil with my husband who got an IT job. But we ...
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Blue Card with provisional degree

I will be applying for a blue card visa from India next month as I have got a job offer from Amazon Berlin. I have just recently graduated and my university has provided with a provisional degree ...
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Visa got rejected by Agentur for Arbeit

I'm Abhishek, a recent master's graduate in Germany. I got a job as a financial data analyst from a third-party company and the contract is for 6 months. However, my residence permit was rejected by ...
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ACS accepting service letter

I'm in a bit of a tricky situation. I worked for 2 and half years for a development team in my country of a Singaporean company (K). The Director of the Singapore team is the same and since it's a ...
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If a resident alien sues a US private/cooperative firm of US will it impact his immigration status?

If someone is in resident alien status on F1-visa (STEM-OPT), can they sue a credit union registered in the USA? Will this have any negative impact on their immigration record? Please feel free to ask ...
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Best way forward for married veteran and caregiver couple to immigrate to Canada from US

Is there a path to permanent residency for a married couple (a disabled veteran, and his full-time caregiver wife) to move to Canada from the US? I've been over the Immigration and Citizenship pages ...
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Resigning a job under Skilled Worker Visa UK, then re-enter with Fiancee visa or stay here for Spousal visa?

I have recently resigned from a soul-crushing job in the UK. I have a Skilled Worker Visa until 2024, the notice period I'm serving is one month. My Fiancé (British citizen) and I will get married at ...
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Moving mother to UK from India on a longer visa?

I'm on a general tier-2 work visa in UK. Been living here for more than 4 years. In another 10 months, I'll complete 5 years here. My query is regarding how can I move my mother from India to UK with ...
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How to count number of days outside the USA

As a green card holder, one can't stay outside the country for more than 180 days. I'm trying to learn to count the days correctly. >= 180 Days: A risk of being considered as an abandoner. >= ...
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UK Tier 2 visa - Naric certificate didn't scanned by VFS but they signed checklist

I am a Nurse and applying for a UK Tier 2 visa. I have all of the supporting documents with me. I select to upload the documents by myself via VFS portal, but due to large file in size, I decided to ...
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Can B1B2 Visitor Visa Holder marry a person who has been waiting for her asylum interview in USA but alreday got her work permit and SSN

Hi Guys I am Permanent Resident of Canada ( Indian Passport Holder) living in British Columbia. My Girlfriend has been waiting for her asylum interview in USA but she already got her work permit and ...
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USA's H1B Visa Petition approved. Can it be transferred to another employer without stamping?

Background: This question is in U.S.'s context. I have a friend whose H1-B visa petition was approved this year. His petition was in the consular notification mode (i.e., he must go to a designated U....
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Teaching in Canada

Asking for a friend. She is working in India as a teacher. She has qualification (Bachelor of Education) and Masters (MA History). She intends to immigrate to canada. What is the qualification of ...
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Do British citizens need a visa to stay in Italy more than 3 months with boyfriend/girlfriend?

I recently moved to Italy for work (I am an EU citizen). My British girlfriend joined me but is unsure if she needs a visa after her 3 months stay is over. As a British citizen, can she stay more than ...
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Staying in Germany for long period on permanent residency (Niederlassungserlaubnis) without working

I came to Germany 3 years ago on Blue Card from non-EU country. After 3 years, I received my permanent resident permit (Niederlassungserlaubnis). Can I quit my current work in Germany, but still stay ...
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Can I work In Germany as a non-EU citizen if I am married to a EU-citizen? [duplicate]

Mi wife is a EU citizen (not Germany). I am not. We are currently living outside the EU. I have non-temporary employment contract with a German company, but I haven't been able to go there, since the ...
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Working Remotely in Canada and get paid to a Canadian Bank

So under the Canadian law it is legal to work remotely in Canada while on Visitor Visa, the question I have is about one clause they have in the following rule, can I get paid from my foreign employer ...
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How to bring spouse of green card holder into the US?

Context I am an Indian citizen living in the USA on an H1b visa. I filed my EB3 green card application 7 years ago, and have a priority date of August 2014. Last October, the date for filing of AOS ...
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Does Canada Express Entry requires valid job offer and proof funds?

My wife, my 7 year old kid and I are thinking about migrating to Canada for a permanent residence. We have followed some initial steps and we might be eligible for Express Entry . According to their ...
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Beginner Digital Nomad-Visa for Canada

I’m confused. I want to stay in Canada for 3 to 6 months to get my online business going take a break from America and get other skills that I would learn online while there and maybe take a language ...
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Contract ended during probation on EU blue card

Just 5 days before my probation (6 months) ended, I was informed by email from my boss (a university professor) that he will terminate my contract by the end of September (7 months in total). ...
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In the US, what happens to the child of a man from his girlfriend while he has a wife?

What happens if someone with a legal wife has a child with his girlfriend? Also what will happen to this person if he is on a non-immigrant visa? (For example an international student comes to the US ...
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Canadian PR - status change due to marriage?

I'm originally from the UK, and received permanent resident status in Canada back in 2018. This was through sponsorship of a common law partner. We recently got married - are there any documents (or ...
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EEA pre settled status marriage and retained rights

If a third-country citizen marries an EEA national in the UK with pre-settled status in 2022. What visa will they apply for. And what about retained rights after 3 years rule? Will this policy ...
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USCIS & US-DHS: E-Verify Company ID Number vs. E- Verify Client Company ID Number

This is related to United States immigration. I am filling a USCIS from. One of the questions in the form is as follows: E-Verify Company Identification Number, or a valid E-Verify Client Company ...
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Live in Vietnam and work remotely in a non-Vietnam based company on a tourist visa

Can a Russian citizen legally live for several years in Vietnam and work remotely in a non-Vietnam based company, while having a valid tourist visa? I argue with my friend that it is not legally ...
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Does an unused 120 Days work permit (Zurich, Switzerland) require a cooling off period?

I have a L4 visa for 120 days for my work, but I did not use the visa due to Covid situation. For next year, if I plan to get another L4 visa (120 days), will there be any cooling off period required? ...
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US/EU dual citizen, move to the Netherlands while working for US company

I work remotely for a US company and am currently located in Houston. I am an American citizen. I happen to have a Spanish citizenship, hence am also a EU citizen. How feasible would it be to continue ...
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Can an F-2 visa holder establish and manage a company outside of the US?

If someone comes to the US with F-2 visa status, can he establish a new company in Canada or Germany and manages the company and gets it's incomes during the time he is inside the US with the F-2 visa ...
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