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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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I have a blue card and titre de sejour in France. I didn't live and work in France for 2 years now. Can I still return and work legally there?

I moved to France with the blue card, then received the titre de sejour valid for 4 years. My employment contract was terminated during the first year and I returned to my home country. The titre de ...
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Are these duties suitable or sufficient to apply for PR and also under which NOC code?

Job Title: Inventory Control Technician • Monitor inventory cycle counts. • Notify appropriate parties when inventory items need to be ordered according to specific thresholds and minimum re-order ...
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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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Wife name not found after logging in CEAC

My sister applied for the US immigration F4 category for our three persons. Me, my wife and my child. Recently we got a welcome letter after logging in Department of State's Consular Electronic ...
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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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Traveling on a TN visa after having an approved I-140

I am just wondering if it's risky to travel on a TN visa after having an approved I-140 (including traveling from and to the US for sake of renewal the TN visa itself). My employer wants to sponsor an ...
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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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Can B1B2 Visitor Visa Holder marry a person who has been waiting for her asylum interview in USA but already got her work permit and SSN

I am a Permanent Resident of Canada (Other Country Passport Holder) living in British Columbia, Canada. My girlfriend has been waiting for her asylum interview in USA (State: North Carolina) but she ...
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Frequent visits to the UK

I would like to apply for a student visa in UK. Unfortunately, I've been to UK on 2018, 2019 & 2022 for 180 days. I need to provide 3 recent details previously in UK. Will this matter affect my ...
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Can I still file taxes and how could this affect my citizenship application?

OK So here is my Canada Timeline: Sept2019- Mar 2020 Closed work permit and employed Mar 2020- Apr 2021 Closed work permit and unemployed Apr 2021- August 2021 Open work permit and unemployed August ...
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When concurrently filing an I-485 and I-130 does uscis.gov show an update?

I sent in my I-485 after e-filing an I-130 to take advantage of concurrent filing. Should I see my uscis.gov landing page updated to reflect this? If so, is there an estimation for how long it should ...
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I-765: most recent passport, vs passport used on last arrival?

When filling out the I-765, it says under, Information About Your Last Arrival in the United States There is a prompt for, 21.b. Passport Number of Your Most Recently Issued Passport Obviously ...
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Obtain Polish citizenship by starting a Polish business which is subcontracted by my US-based business?

I am a US citizen, and my goal is to become a citizen of Poland. I intend to continue learning the language and culture and to integrate. I will speak with an immigration lawyer soon, but I am here to ...
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Will a U.S. citizen be able to open a bank account in Sweden?

Years ago, my spouse and I moved to Switzerland. While living there, we found out that due to FATCA laws and my spouse being a U.S. citizen, opening a bank account would be difficult. It was ...
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Blue card employer change within six-seven months

My zusatzblatt (green paper got along with blue card) has no employer name mentioned on it.(Location-Berlin) I am planning to change or look for new opportunities , It is only 6 months now after I ...
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Is it possible to change your name while applying for a Green Card in the US?

Is it possible to get a Green Card with a different name of your current name? Or change it as soon as getting the Green Card? I am on F-1 student visa in the US and want to apply for an EB-2/NIW/...
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Filing I-765 with I-485: do I pay the I-765 fee too?

According to the I-485 webpage for under "Special Instructions", Filing Forms I-765 and I-131 with Form I-485 If you submit Form I-485 and pay the required fee, you do not have to pay an ...
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What does the abbreviation EOIR stand for?

I see this line on the Form I-765 instructions If you have filed your Form I-485 with EOIR, you must submit proof that you are currently in immigration proceedings, that you have filed Form I-485 ...
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