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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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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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My landlord is here on an expired Visa and he is not cooperating with the terms of our lease what should I do I had no water first 2 months n no help

I paid my rent up front for 4 months upon my lease. When I moved in I wasn't able to get water or heat or central air for the first 2 months, I contacted the city inspector who stated that the ...
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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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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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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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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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Travel to other EU countries after resigning from my current Job while on Blue card Germany

I have been living and working in Germany since April 2018 on Blue Card and recently renewed it as the previous one was only valid for 33 months. My new blue card is valid until Jan 2025. I am ...
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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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Apply for Schengen while waiting for Family Reunion visa (Germany)

I've been unable to find any info on this, but is there any way to get a temporary visa to enter Germany before my family reunion visa has been issued? My spouse is going up on a work visa today but ...
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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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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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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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Shall I apply for new a resident card after passport renewal?

I am an Indian citizen working in Warsaw, Poland. I have a temporary resident card, Karta Pobytu, which is valid until December 2020. Last month, I renewed my passport at the Indian Embassy in Warsaw. ...
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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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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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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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Can I change employer while H-1B petition is pending? I am currently in the US on F1

I am currently on f1 Visa and graduating in May. My H1b with consular processing has been applied by my future employer. Now I have a very good offer from another employer. Can I change the ...
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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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Canada: How to create Job seeker account in Job Bank?

As per the news letter received from CIC Canada, Below is the point mentioned: To complete your online Express Entry profile, you will need to create a Job Seeker Account with Job Bank so you can ...
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Registering a civil union blue card holder Germany

I am going to Germany with a blue card, but the law in my country does not recognize us until there is a marriage. I want to bring my long-term girlfriend with me to live in Germany. Can I as a blue ...
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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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How to calculate 180 days for green card holders being abroad? Will departure and arrival days be considered or not?

I am a green card holder, I left the United States on January 3rd, 2020 @ 4:00 PM Houston time. I want to return to the States on July 1st, 2020 @ 8:00 PM. Will I be within the 180 days or not? ...
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Does an I-765 complicate employment under an H-1B, or provide any benefit?

I filed an I-130 "Petition for Alien Relative" for my wife. It's processing. If we file an I-485 "Application to Register Permanent Residence or Adjust Status" WITHOUT filing I-...
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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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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 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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Consequences of informing bank about leaving country

I left USA in 2019, but did not inform Bank of America about this. I am currently in Canada, continue to operate my BoA account for payments, and have substantial balance in the bank account in US. I ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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F4 category dependent

I petitioned for my brother and his family in F4 category. I-130 was submitted on September 25, 2009 and was approved on 10/16/2009 after only couple of weeks. My nephew turns 21 in 2021 and PD will ...
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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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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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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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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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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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How can I work as Selbstständiger in Germany as a non-EU citizien?

I’m working in Germany on a work visa at the moment. My permit to stay is valid until 2026 at a certain job place. How can I change this to be self-employed in Germany? Should I go to the Immigration ...
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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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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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