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Long stay in the US of unmarried partner with B2

I moved to the US with a O-1 visa. I have a relationship with my partner, we live together but we are not married. She moved to the US with me under a B2 visa, since we read it is common that ...
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I want to get my Mexican fiance permanent residency in the United States with drug conviction

I am a US citizen who met my Mexican born fiance in Texas 15 years ago. He was deported from the US 13 years ago after serving time in prison for a marijuana charge. He was told that he could reapply ...
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In Italy am I legally obligated to show proof of return when travelling with a residence permit near expiry?

I am living in Italy with a residence permit renewable permit. I was flying from Italy to Austria last month for a short weekend trip. At that time my permit was near expiry. Four days remaining to ...
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Can I get a German resident permit?

I'm an Algerian, 25 years old and I have a Danish residence permit valid for 3 months. Although I have an Algerian passport, the rest of my family (parents and siblings) live in Germany and they all ...
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Non-British mother with British kids

I'm Jamaican, but I have three children who were born British through their father. We are no longer together, but I would like to take my kids to the UK and settle there. Can I settle in the UK as a ...
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Is there any possibility of getting a Permanent Residency in UAE?

I have heard that more than 35% of the population in UAE is of South Asian origin. A significant number of them have being there since the 70s. So I wonder is there any possibility of getting a PR in ...
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What is the average cost to migrate from India to either Australia, Canada or New Zealand? [closed]

I'm analyzing my options as the best country to move to with my family. Immigration is always a big deal and finances are an important aspect of this process. I'd like to inquire what is the cost to ...
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What options do we have to get a year long visa to the Schengen States as US citizens?

We are retired, financially blessed, mid 50's and wanting to purchase a motorhome for our journey. We have a real estate corp. (S type) in the US. We have looked through the internet and not found any ...
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Requirements for B1 and L1b visa

I am an employee of a British company, an IT consultancy that trains and hires software developers to employ them as contractors for their clients. I am resident in the UK but I have an Italian ...
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Citizenship limitations for E2 visa

The company I currently work for is British and I'm resident in the UK but I have an Italian passport. My company wants to bring me to their office in the US with an E2 visa but they believe that they ...
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I-130 form for Sibling visa - Is beneficiary signature required?

I am looking at the I-130 form and the corresponding instructions here: https://www.uscis.gov/sites/default/files/files/form/i-130instr.pdf. While it is obvious that the petitioner has to sign the ...
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Evidence to bring to the second immigration interview after a 10 year ban?

During my most recent interview last year I was told I was on a 10 year ban because I overstayed my visa by a year and half and was over 18 years old. Even though I told the consular officer that my ...
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Can my H1B visa be transferred to another company, and before Oct 1st 2017? [duplicate]

Company A has applied for my H1B and it was approved. Now, I have another opportunity from Company B and it is ready to sponsor my H1B visa. Can I transfer my H1B to Company B before Oct 1st 2017 (...
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lost german aufenthaltstitel while travelling in vienna

I traveled to Vienna from Germany through flixbus showing my Aufenthaltstitels at the border. Unfortunately I lost it somewhere in the bus or afterwards. I registered at all lost and founds in Vienna ...
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Will I be able to get CSQ after the completion of the diploma?

I'm currently working as software developer in a company based in Europe and have MSc degree in an engineering discipline. I plan to take programmer analyst mobile and web application development ...
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Will I be able to enter other country again?

I'm from Venezuela and currently i'm looking forward to study abroad (it could be either Spain or USA) however I'm really really scared because last year i had a pretty big problem at immigration on ...
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Change in law? EU students and driving cars in the UK

I will take up studies in the UK this fall. Everything I have read about using a car a couple of months ago suited me very well. I was certain that according to the following website, I could use a ...
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US visa application for tourist - listed in F4 application Of father

In 2007, My wife's uncle filled F4 immigration for my father-in-law. At that time she was 18years old. Now she is married to me and living with me in Canada. She doesn't have US visa. Now we are ...
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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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What do I need to go back to US to immigrate or study?

I am German and now I live in Europe. I entered United States on December 5th of 2013 under the Visa Waiver Program/ESTA that allows you to remain in the US for 3 months as a tourist. I overstayed, ...
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Education and work experience sync for Germany job seeker visa

I'm exploring options to apply for German job seeker visa and stuck with below question. I've a graduate degree of Bachelor of Technology in Electronics and Communication stream. Currently, I'm ...
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British citizen wants to bring his wife and children from Afghanistan

What other options are available under the immigration rules and directives, for a British citizen to bring his wife and two young children to UK from Afghanistan? He cannot satisfy the income ...
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H1B extension filed with USCIS and then going back to home country?

My H1B is expiring on 30th September, I have filed for extension but need to go back to home country. Will extension be in progress and will be approved so that I can come back to US after September. ...
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I have valid h1b but my passport is expired in USA. Can I work at clients location legally? I have applied for renewal of my passport.

My Indian passport is currently expired and I have valid h1b until Aug , 2018. As per I 9 , am I legally eligible to work at clients location?
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How long would it take to get residence permit in UK [closed]

I will be moving to the UK in August with Tier 2 long term visa. I'm an Indian passport holder. How long would it take for me to get a residence permit?
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Traveling on Polish tourist visa while waiting for Swedish residence permit [closed]

I am waiting for my decision of Swedish residence permit inside Sweden where I am allowed to live until I get a decision, but I want to travel using a Polish tourist visa in and out of the Schengen ...
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Canada immigration round of invitations

Canada used to have at least 2 rounds of invitations every month. except for June this year, till today there is no invitation. Anyone know when is the next round of invitations, or why its been ...
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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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Conditions for temporary residency in Spain?

I asked this on a forum that is supposed to be only about expats in Spain, but it seems that although plenty of people ask questions there, nobody ever answers any. I chuckle at the first sentence of ...
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Emigrate to Canada

Can someone without a college degree but with a high-school diploma, some years of specialized work experience (as computer programmer) and a job offer from a reputable IT company, have problems while ...
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EEA Family Permit refused - No clear reason given, appalling letter

Please can anyone advise how to deal with this? We applied for an EEA Family Permit for my wife to travel from Russia to join me in the UK. We enclosed our passports, my Permanent Residence ...
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Can children accompany me if I win the Green Card lottery?

If I win Green Card lottery, will I be able to take my child with me to the US? I'm thinking about immigration to the USA and looking for any way.
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Supporting evidence i-130 [closed]

Before anything I'd like to thank all the help you have provided. I'm about to file the i-130 for my husband and this is the supporting evidence we are sending. My birth certificate birth ...
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Canadian “inland” spousal sponsorship and conditions of stay with a study permit

I have Canadian citizenship and my wife is a Chinese citizen on a study permit, studying in a college. I am looking to apply for inland sponsorship for her. At the same time, because of our financial ...
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Death of a US citizen father of a US citizen child with a non-citizen wife

Bob is a US citizen married to Lily a non-US resident. They live together in Europe with their US citizen daughter (born abroad). If Bob was to pass away, would his wife Lily be eligible to live in ...
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What documents do I have to include with my i-130 spouse and daughter petition, If I file from overseas?

Good day. I'm filing an i-130 for my spouse and daughter, I have completed the form however I'm not really sure what supporting documents do I have to file? Can they be copies of the originals? The ...
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Australian immigration long-stay 457 visa - do we need to pay tax on our engagement ring?

We'll be moving from the UK to Australia later this year, on a long-stay 457 visa which has been granted for 4 years. My fiancée will be moving with me, and we'll be getting married at some point ...
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I've completed Masters of Engineering in Computer Science from India, can I apply for MBA in Canada?

I've​ heard that, Canada Government will reject these kind of files, if already masters is completed and applying for another masters. But that's MBA-IT and now I want to be in Management side in my ...
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Bringing multiple computers into NZ on a holiday visa - customs or immigration issues?

My wife and I (both British) will shortly be moving to New Zealand for a period of between 3 and 6 months. My wife will be travelling on a work visa, but I will be travelling via visa waiver due to ...
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I have an approved H1B petition, but my employer has stopped hiring. Can I get it transferred to a new employer?

My 2017 H1B petition is approved with a validity of one year. It is valid until Oct 2017. But my H1B sponsor has stopped hiring and so I did't go for stamping yet. I have a L1B and current working ...
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My passport will expired in less than 6 months, can I re-enter Japan?

My Japan resident card is good until 2021, but my passport will expire in less than 6 months. I need to go on a business trip outside of Japan very soon and may not have enough time to renew my ...
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If I do an online degree from a Canadian University, can I add it in Canadian immigration as Canadian education?

I want to do a degree from Canada. If I do a masters/MBA online from Coursera from a Canadian University, can I add it as Canadian education in my application for immigration?
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Mother in law coming to US what to do about Gold and cash?

Ive posted on this site in the past about getting my mother in law from Iraq to visit us. I got some excellent help and she had obtained an immigrant visa. We were ready to have her here and she ran ...
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Does a carte de séjour extend your visa?

I am currently in France for an internship. I have a long-stay visa that expires after seven months. I was under the impression that a long-stay visa was valid for a year though. I obtained my carte ...
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History of Employment when applying for Canadian study permit

In the "Employment" section of the Application for a Study Permit Outside of Canada (IMM 1294), the following question is asked and it's mandatory to fill out the duration, current activity/occupation,...
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Travel to Canada for vacation using PR when Residency Obligation not met

I'm working in USA on work visa and have a Canadian PR (Mar 2013 - Mar 2018). But I have never been to Canada since I got our PR and have not met the Residency Obligation (RO) which is to stay in ...
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EEA Citizen, moving to the UK with my non-EEA wife - change visa?

I am from Portugal, and I plan to move to the UK with my Russian fiancée - we will get married shortly. As I have been reading here and on gov.uk, we will need to apply for an EEA Family Permit; I ...
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Mauritian staying in France marrying Indonesian

I am a Mauritian staying in France and shall marry an indonesian. I am in France on the title "Scientifique-Chercheur". I would like to know the procedures. Right now, the indonesian is doing the ...
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Can I enter the UK before the start date on my Tier 5 Youth Mobility Visa?

I have an approved UK Tier 5 Youth Mobility Visa for a start date of 10th of July. However, I'll be arriving on the 23rd of June. Is this possible to do? Am I able to arrive early on a tourist visa? ...
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Canada open visa for Romanians from December 2017

From December 2017 Romanian Citizens don't require Visa Will they be able to find work and emigrate into Canada? I'm married to South African man,we have 3kids. He can't move free like I do . How can ...