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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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Applying for a work permit in Sweden as a self employed person

I am a non-eu citizen and am considering, in the future (a few years), moving to Sweden. I need advice about how to do this as a self employed person. I have been reading this page: https://www....
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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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May an F-2 visa holder marry inside the US with a US citizen/green card holder without ending the previous marriage?

If someone with F-2 visa status comes to the US, then wants to marry with a US citizen/green card holder, should he/she ends/gets divorce of his/her previous wife/husband even if their marriage ...
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How do I become a French citizen via a higher education/talent visa?

I've been living in France just over two years now. I'm fluent in French (I have a degree of B2-language level, and I'm preparing for the C1). I'm going to start the second year of university this ...
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Refugee status for a South African citizen

I have a friend desperate to leave South Africa due to the ongoing looting and violence happening there in the last few days. Life is going to be very difficult with food shortages and all kind of ...
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Application Canadian Work Permit without LMIA

I have 8 years of IT experience and reside outside of Canada (Indian Nationality). A Canadian company is willing to offer me a job. Should they require an LMIA to get me to Canada? Are there any ...
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Can I create a website with no-profit at the moment with the F-2 visa status?

Consider a person comes to the US with an F-2 visa status and has a plan to get his/her green card in the next year, but at the moment he/she likes to start a commercial website or mobile app but for ...
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Immigration help

I am in dire need for help. I was living in the States and in the process of getting my permanent residence from my mother who got hers from my brother, who is American. But my mother passed away and ...
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By getting a combo card and using its given SSN, will I lose my previous status?

If someone with F-2 visa status who is inside the US, files I-485, I-765 and I-131 forms (after her spouse filed I-140) to get EAD/AP card also Social Security Number, if she uses only obtained SSN to ...
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Can a EAD/AP Combo Card holder establish his own business in the US?

my wife as an F-1 visa holder in the US wants to apply for NIW-EB2 green card, and we are filing I140 and I485 forms concurrently within the US(I am also inside the US with the F-2 visa status), we ...
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Spouse of US citizen: can I visit my husband in the US and then stay and adjust status?

I have been married to my husband for 4 years. I live in the UK and he is living in the US with our 2 year old daughter. Can I visit the US on a ESTA and then stay and do a adjustment of status? I ...
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Does a child in common law relationship in Canada qualify for an F4 visa?

My sister filed petition in 2005 for me, my wife and kids. My daughter moved to Canada in 2015 for studies and she is on work permit right now. She is also living with her boyfriend from last two ...
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Diversity VIsa Interview-Police Certificate

My interview is next week and my husband is the principal applicant. I am currently not living in my country of citizenship. When KCC asked for the documents, I sent PCC just for my current country of ...
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US immigration visa for son of naturalised US resident, and his spouse

My spouse and I are interested in moving to the US to become residents (Vietnamese & UK nationality respectively). The first step would be to obtain an immigration visa. My father is a naturalised ...
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Processing times for L2 EAD H2 2021

My wife and I are relocating to California. I have an L1-A and she has an L2. We are trying to figure out the processing times we can expect for her EAD application. We see a lot of references online ...
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Taking EU blue card from France and living in Germany

I am a non EU citizen. I am applying for a Blue card in France but the location I want to live in is in Germany Berlin. How does that apply in my case, working for a certain EU country and living in ...
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Studying in the EU, have Biometric Resident Permit in the UK

I am a student living in London. I was given a residency permit which is leave to remain for 2 and half years. The route I was given is 10 year long residency then I can apply for ILR. This September ...
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Information regarding changing employer while having a Blue Card for 6 months

Ithe new EU Blue Card law, it is specified in the instructions: Flexibility to change employer - Complete a new test of the labour market if they wish to change employer or job position. Can someone ...
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I Received a Job Offer in Berlin [closed]

I received a job offer of 70K in berlin. My wife is a housewife and I have 4 school going kids. I am from South Africa. Will we be able to live a comfortable live? Should I take the offer?
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Will getting UK student visa cancel my current Tier 2 ICT visa?

Background: I am working in UK on ICT Tier 2 Visa which is ending on 31st August. But, I am planning to join university on 14th or 21st September. I can apply for Student visa 3 months prior to start ...
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Will a DUI/open container/reckless driving conviction prohibit immigrating to the Netherlands from the US via marrying a native?

I am currently in the process of trying to immigrate from the US to the Netherlands to live with my native Dutch wife, via our recent marriage. I recently got a ticket for a DUI, that is soon to go to ...
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Need help with NOC code for Unix and Production Support duties | Canada Immigration

I need help with NOC code, In my present company I work more as application support engineer and also performing SRE responsibilities, I am confused between 2282/2281/2173/2171: My roles and ...
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H1B amendment and new application within same cap exempt org

I'm currently in a situation where my current cap-exempt employer is filing an amendment to an active H1B application, but I recently got an offer from another department within the same org, which ...

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