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Is Green card priority date based on place of birth or citizenship?

As an Indian citizen, just wondering if its faster that I move to Denmark, stay for 9 years and get Danish citizenship. From there move to US on H1B and convert to green card. This would be faster ...
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My brothers have tried to kill my husband - how can I seek asylum in another country?

I am from India and hold an Indian passport. I ran away from home and married a guy and then ran away with him to another country but after couple of days I came back after my family put pressure on ...
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Living expenses in Abu Dhabi, for a moderate lifestyle

I got an offer from a Dubai-based company with a salary structure of 10000 AED/Month + Annual Air ticket in economy class + Medical Insurance + Gratuity. My question is, what is the cost of living in ...
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Can I get a Permanant Residence or Work visa for New Zealand as an Indian IT Engineer?

I am married 28 years old guy, having over 3 years of work experience in IT / Software industry. Can I get a PR or work visa for New Zealand? Also my wife is a Nurse, if I can apply a couple work ...
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Portuguese citizenship card application in India?

I have registered my birth in Portugal. Now I want to know the procedure of applying for Portuguese citizenship card in India, also called Cartao de Cidadao. I don't know what all documents I will ...
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Can a person get Social Security benefits who worked in the USA for 14 years but is an Indian citizen and reside in India?

This query is about a person who worked in the United States for about 14 years (legally) and contributed to Social Security during that time. He held a Green Card, which expired after he moved to ...
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Validity of Schengen long stay (Scientific D) visa after tendering resignation from job

I am an Indian citizen (Indian passport holder) and I am in France on a Schengen long stay (Scientific/D visa). My Schengen visa is valid through 28 April 2015. I understand that the key reason I have ...
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Applying for US student visa (F1) from a foreign country

I am an Indian citizen currently enrolled as a graduate student in an university in Canada. My professor here is moving to a university in the US and has asked me to accompany him. I have to apply to ...
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Applying for a Student Visa in Germany from Netherlands as a Non-EU citizen?

Can one apply for student visa in Germany from Netherlands even though I have an MVV (temporary residence permit) visa (1 year) for Netherlands and am a non-EU citizen? I am a resident of India. If ...
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My girlfriend is 9 month pregnant, I only have a 1-month visa. How can I extend my Chinese visa?

I am Indian, my girlfriend is Chinese and she is pregnant. Delivery due is in 1 month. I will go to China, however I got only a 1-month visa. Is there any way I can extend to 6 months or more? I know ...
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New born baby - Landing in India

Indian parents are Canadian PR holders living in Canada. Parents are also Indian citizens, by birth. Baby born in Canada. We prefer child to hold canadian passport, but also hold living rights in ...
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Do I need a visa to enter the UK as the non-EEA spouse of an EU citizen?

I am an Indian citizen married to a Romanian woman. We have a two-month-old child. I have been living in Romania for the last 6 and a half months. I have a Temporary Residence Permit from Romanian ...
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Green Card for Indian spouse

I am a 70 years US Citizen and my wife is a 65 years Indian Citizen. I frequently visit India. Can I petition I-130 for my wife -(along with G-325A for me and my wife) while I am in India and can ...
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Can I go as a Skilled Migrant to NZ?

I am 29, unmarried, having 6+ Years of experience as a Software Engineer in India. How can I get a job in NZ before I apply for visa under 'Skilled Migrant' category?
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Would moving to Denmark jeopardize US work visas in the future?

I am currently working in India and hold Indian citizenship. I have an opportunity to spend 2-3 years in Denmark and then move to US on a L1B visa which will hopefully lead to a H1B followed by a ...
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Getting married with Polish girlfriend

I am from India and my girlfriend from Poland. We are planning to get married in April 2016. But I just find out that even if we get married in Poland. I am not allowed to live and work in Poland with ...
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Overstay in India with US passport

My wife and I are Indian citizens. My daughter was born in the USA in 2000 during my stay in the USA on H1B visa. I got an Indian visa for my daughter holding a US passport. We all moved to India in ...
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I'm applying for Schengen Visa, while working remotely. Is it Legal?

I work remotely from India for a UK based company and have been staying in India. I am planning to go as soon as possible now because I want to keep travelling (only this time outside India) while ...
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Alien registration card in China

I am Indian student planning to visit China for internship purpose. I was applying for Visa through a Visa agent in Chinese embassy in Delhi. I was just told by the agent that the embassy is demanding ...
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Number of times one can renew “carte de sejour” in France as a Visitor

I am an Indian citizen currently staying in France since 1 year with a "visitor" visa without employment. See the link http://www.consulfrance-losangeles.org/spip.php?article799 I also renewed my ...
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Indian citizen planning to marry a Polish citizen

I'm an Indian citizen and I'm planning to marry my Polish girlfriend. After the marriage, we are considering the option of moving to Poland. I wanted to know if I can move to Poland right away after ...
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Applying for a Sweden student visa while in UK as a student for an Indian citizen

My question is similar to Applying for a Student Visa in Germany from Netherlands as a Non-EU citizen? I am a student in UK enrolled in a Masters program. I recently finished my Masters (September, ...
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Can you please give me the email address to send documents from India to Sheffield

I am looking for the correct email address to send documents to Sheffield for a UK visa application. I have been asked to submit my criminal record certificate which I had already scanned at visa ...
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Thesis in the Netherlands

I am from India. I am currently studying for a Master's in Germany. I will be doing my Master's thesis in the Netherlands for around 5 months. Do I need a work permit to do my thesis in the ...
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Appropriate visa for visiting student research in Australia

I have been offered to join a University in Australia as a visiting student research on a project for 3-6 months (depends on the visa duration). I am currently enrolled as a Student in the ...
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Can a cousin be my financial sponsor to obtain long term Spain student visa?

I have been accepted in an institute in Barcelona for a 1-year long course. I now have to apply for a long term Spanish student visa in India. One of the documents required for visa purpose is ...
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Can I drive in Germany with UK license even though I am not a UK permanent citizen?

I am an Indian national and since I was working in the UK as a resident, I obtained a UK driving license. After that I moved to India, which means that now I am no longer a UK resident. After 6 ...
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New Zealand or Canada, which is the better destination? [closed]

From career aspect, I am a front-end web developer, received Permanent Residence status for both New Zealand and Saskatchewan (Canada). Currently a citizen of India. I cannot move out of Saskatchewan ...
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Get Visa using approval letter

I'm in the process of traveling to Malta for work. I had my client apply for me and he submitted all my docs(listed here) to Identity Malta (their foreign affairs people). My application was ...
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UK visa for baby born in UK while parents on Tier 2 ICT

What is the process for applying visa for child born in UK? The parents are on Tier 2 ICT and still have 2 years left on their visas. After securing a Indian passport for the child, what is the ...
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How should a couple apply for Express Entry when both qualify?

I am an IT Professional with 12+ years of experience and hold an MBA degree from India and my wife is also an MBA degree holder and homemaker with no work experience. Currently, we are in the US on L1 ...
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Can an Indian national get married to an EU citizen while living in the UK on a student visa and work in UK on a dependent visa?

I am an Indian national on a student visa in the UK. My boyfriend is from Hungary. We have been in a relationship for 7 months, living together for 5 months. He is working in the U.K. My university ...
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F1 visa renewal - documents required for visa interview

When renewing an F1 visa with a valid I20 (valid upto 2017) at the consulate in india what are the supporting documents needed? Immigration help only lists supporting documents as supporting documents ...
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How does the family reunification visa in Switzerland work?

I am an Indian national, employed as a PhD student at the University of Lugano (USI), Switzerland (canton: Ticino). I have a type B residence permit. I am married and my wife is hoping to join me next ...
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How to inform foreign office in Germany regarding Blue card when leaving Germany?

I am working in Germany since February, 2016 and I have a blue card which is valid till 2020. Due to some reasons am resigning my current job and leaving Germany permanently and moving back to my home ...
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Do I need to take my Work Permit while passing through immigration?

I got a job offer from China. I received the hard copies of Work Permit and invitation letter. Now, I am going to apply for Chinese Z VISA (work VISA) at Kolkata, India with these hard copies in ...
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Overstayed in Norway for 6 days with C type visa 27 days validity

Recently I traveled to Norway for a job interview by company with valid Schengen visa, SINGLE ENTRY - TYPE C (business visa) valid for 9th to 27th September ( 19 DAYS VALIDITY ) I traveled to Norway ...
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Is FEA (ZAV) Pre approval mandatory for a software development job in Germany

I have a job offer from a small software startup from Kassel, Germany. I'm a software developer with 4+ years of experience and have a relevant Degree in Computer Science Engineering. My Visa ...
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Can I bring my wife to Austria on a dependent visa?

I am from India and I have visa D (long term visa) which will expire in September 2018. I want to bring my spouse to Austria on a dependent visa. Can I bring her here for more than 90 days? What is ...
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UK visa for parent of EU citizen

It's come to my notice that getting a dependent visa for a parent of an EU citizen for the UK is very difficult. Does anyone have any knowledge in this matter? I am a Portuguese citizen and would like ...
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How do I renew my Visa/apply for an OCI card?

I am a 20F living in India. I was born in USA and moved here when I was five. I came here on a 5 year Indian Visa that expired ten years ago. As I was a minor at the time, I was not aware of the ...
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Portuguese citizenship using grandparents' birth certificates

I am an Indian citizen born in the 80's, ancestrally from Goa, India. Portuguese nationality law allows those who were Portuguese citizens connected with Portuguese India before 1961 to retain ...
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UK visa for parent of EU citizen [duplicate]

It's come to my notice that getting a dependent visa for a parent of an EU citizen for the UK is very difficult. Does anyone have any knowledge in this matter? I am a Portuguese citizen and would like ...
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How to apply for Europe visa for Indian staying in Australia on long-term visitor visa

I am an Indian citizen staying in Switzerland and my parents are living with my sister in Australia for 2-3 years, on long-term visas. They are planning to visit me from Australia directly. I know the ...
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Is it possible to get “autorisation provisoire de séjour” (APS) after leaving France?

I am an Indian citizen currently enrolled in an Erasmus Mundus MSc 2 year program. Under this program I have to study in 2 different European countries for 1 year each. The MSc program consists of ...
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Applying for MVV Visa for Germany from Netherlands? [duplicate]

Can one apply for an MVV Visa (study) for Germany in Netherlands even though I have an MVV Visa (study) for Netherlands and am not a citizen of Netherlands? I am a resident of India. If yes, how is ...
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Emigrate to a foreign country with a remote US-based job

Background: I have received job offer from a US-based company and the entire work force is remote. I'm indian by nationality. The company doesn't mind where I work out of, as long as I'm available in ...
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Is a permanent India - US migration as risky as I perceive it to be? [closed]

I am currently working in a MNC, I can get a US based job on a L1B visa which is valid for 3 years. Once in the US I can apply for an H1B which is based on a lottery. The L1B may be extended by 2 ...
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Applying UK student visa while on visitor visa in the US?

I am an Indian citizen came to America for visiting 2 months. I want to apply for UK student visa from America itself. Is it possible? or Do I have to apply only from India?
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Name split on passport validity

My name was printed incorrectly on my Indian passport (Validity: Dec 2017)and due to that I am facing lot of issues in the US. Now, I am planning to get the passport corrected. Name as mentioned on ...