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Is an online MBA worth if I dont have any grade on the transcripts but just pass or fail?

My busy schedule and work location permits me to do only an online MBA, I have found a great program online at WGU (Western Governors University) but i do not get any GPA or grades just pass of fail ...
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Helping my girlfriend move to Poland

I'm looking for some answers/advice about the topic mentioned in the title. I come from Poland and I currently live, study and work there too. I've been in a long-distance relationship for almost 2 ...
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Moving to the United Kingdom with my non-EU spouse

I’m a Nigerian living in Germany with German permanent residence. I have been married to my Polish wife for 2 years. She has my surname on all her documentation. We are living together as a married ...
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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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How has the difficulty of getting an O-1B visa increased in the last 3 years?

The change in the presidential administration might have something to do with this, but everyone is telling me that the hurdle of straight approval of O-1B has gotten higher. Attorneys say they get ...
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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 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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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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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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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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Am I allowed get a copy/transcript/recording of New Zealand Student Visa interview?

I applied for a New Zealand Student Visa in April this year. I had to attend a Telephone Interview taken by an New Zealand immigration officer. Some days after that, I got a refusal letter. Is it ...
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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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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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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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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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Transfer I-485 basis from EB-1b (employer-based) to EB1-A (self petition)?

My previous company filed EB-1b for me, and it is pending. But I was laid off two months ago (it is now pending more than 180 days and they didn't withdraw it- I was laid off before 180 days though). ...
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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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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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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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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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Whether I will be allowed to enter Europe with year long Schengen Visa when my UK BRP is expiring in 50 days

I am an Indian working on Tier 2 Visa in UK. My BRP is valid till 26th April, 2019. I have Schengen Visa which valid until December, 2019 and I got this visa in London itself. I am planning for a ...
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Among Schengen countries, which has the “easiest” requirements for getting permanent residence? [closed]

I am an international student from South Asia, studying for a Master's (Computer Science) in a Schengen country. I want to get "permanent residence" in any of the Schengen countries: Austria, Belgium,...
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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 to renew a TN visa?

Currently, I hold a TN visa that was issued on December 4th, 2017 and is valid until December 4th, 2018. I want to go back to my country on December 22, 2018 to spend Christmas with my family. A TN ...
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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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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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Previous unlawful stay in UK - How can my husband (non-EU) get family visa?

My husband had been overstaying in the UK for many years before his voluntary departure. Now that we are married, I would like him to join me here in UK, based on the fact that I am EU citizen and ...
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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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F4 visa was granted but my nephews aged out. What can we do?

I applied for the US F4 visa (Family Preference Immigrant Visa) 13 years ago for my sister and her family. Her case was approved in 2009. After that, we didn't hear anything for years until, finally, ...
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Sample Work Experience Letter for ACS Skills Assessment

I am new to the whole skill-based immigration process for the Australian PR (specifically skilled independent visa subclass 189). For the work experience verification letter needed, i have read posts ...
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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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Documents to register in Germany (Anmeldung)

Is it possible to download in advance the documents I will need to fill to register in Germany? Since I do not speak German, I might need a bit of time to fill the documents as I will need to ...
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Best language test for first language English speaker to prove 'superior' English in Australia?

I am a South African looking at the Australian 189 independent skilled visa. The visa requires a demonstration of English language abilities, with maximum points awarded for 'superior' English as ...
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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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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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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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Visa application for non EEA members

I am applying for an EEA family permit with my one-year-old son to the UK, so we can relocate and settle with my husband. How do I fill my son's form since he is one year old? Because the question's ...
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EEA Family permit no longer valid after a divorce and got a 6 months stamp on the border. Any advice on what to do next?

I am a Turkish citizen was married to an EU (Estonian) citizen and got a divorce in Edinburgh (where I live ) couple of months ago. I am currently based in the UK(been living and working here since ...
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EEA Family Permit Application question

I am a Dutch national, my wife is from Asia. I moved to the UK 4 weeks ago. Just completed 1 month in the UK. I don’t have my National insurance number yet. My jobcentre appointment is on 27 July. ...
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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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Mistakes made in acs application

I submitted my acs application but while uploading reference letters, I uploaded statutory declaration under reference heading. So is that a big mistake and cannot be corrected.
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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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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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