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What steps can I take to go to Thailand as a refugee fleeing Myanmar?

I am Burmese citizen. We face a military coup with many political problems in every place. I got 14 days visa free to travel Thailand. Can I travel to Thailand to apply for refugees status? How should ...
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Can I get deported?

I’m 18 years old, I live in the U.S. I’ve lived here since I was 8 years old and have never left. I lived in Haiti for a few years before I came to live here at 8. I was born in Canada and currently ...
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Moving to Germany with my EU girlfriend

I am non EU citizen. I have a tourist visa for 3 months. I am now in Germany. My girlfriend is Swedish and we were living together for 1 year in UAE. She got an offer in Germany and she is moving to ...
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Remote work in Europe for EU citizen. How does it work from the legal point of view?

I'm a software developer from Latvia (EU country). I am planning to marry a Brazilian woman and move to Brazil this year for a permanent living. But I will still have EU citizenship. So I would like ...
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Do I have to take my children to Ireland in order to apply for their first Irish passport?

We live in London, their mother is from Northern Ireland. As you know many Britons apply for Irish passports since the referendum results. Do I have to drag the children all the way to Ireland in ...
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France Business Visa - Convention de Stage

I am Indian applying for the Business Visa to France (~ 90 days) for a training at my parent company in France, I'm working for its subsidiary in India. All my documents are verified by VFS ...
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How can an ID card holder get a document certifying having legally entered Georgia?

A Latvian guy I know entered Georgia yesterday on his ID Card, having been accepted for a study program at Tbilisi state University. However, to get a residence permit, the public service hall states ...
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What is the process for purchasing investment real estate as a non-resident in Paraguay?

If I would like to purchase real estate in Paraguay for investment purposes as a non-resident, what is the process/paperwork to do so? Do I have to be a resident to own real estate (alternatively, ...
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Can you work on the expiry date of a Canadian Work Permit?

If a Canadian work permit says "Valid until 17 MAR 2017" then when exactly does it expire? If you work nights, does it expire at midnight at the start or at the end of that date?
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Secondary school leaving certificate nostrification in Czech Republic

I am a Ukrainian citizen. I have applied for a bachelor's degree program at the University of South Bohemia (Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic), and they have accepted my application on the condition ...
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Working remotely for European Company in Argentina - VISA required?

I am an Argentinian national, and I would like to know if I need any type of VISA to work for an European Company remotely from Argentina and other Mercosur countries probably. I have worked for this ...
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Driver's license, UK, change of address

In a word, what is (really) required in practice, when changing address for a UK driver's license? Consider, say, the situation where in the UK you are (genuinely) "living at a friend's house," or ...
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What does one need to apply for a titre (carte?) de séjour in France?

I'm am looking for official sources (preferably in English, if available) on the following: My spouse and I are moving to France. My spouse is a (non-Croatian) EU citizen. I myself am not from the ...
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Implied Status in Canada

I am almost at the end of my 2-year International Experience Canada (IEC) work permit. I have applied for a change to Visitor Status so that I can stay in Canada a while longer. If my IEC work permit ...
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Query regarding surnames and UK Visa applications

I recently got married , and then applied for a passport. The passport has my husband's name as my surname. But in the rest of my documents I have my father's name as my surname. Will it be an issue ...
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Can a US citizen living in the UK apply for US Global Entry?

The UK has recently been added to the countries eligible for the US Global Entry program. As part of the Global Entry application, background checks are done to ensure that you're a "low risk ...
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Other forms needed at the Auslanderbehorde for work visa in Germany?

I'm a US citizen applying for a work visa at the Auslanderbehorde in Berlin. Aside from the listed required forms (registered residence, passport, passport photos, residence permit application, job ...
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Is I797 Original document mandatory to travel to US for H1B visa holders?

When someone travels to the US on H1B visa, is it mandatory to bring the I797 approval notice? Or is it okay to travel with just a photocopy of the I797 document?
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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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Preparation for moving to Prague: what comes first?

I'm an 18 year old software developer from The Netherlands interested in moving to Prague. I'm wondering in which order I should go about moving to Prague in terms of getting visas, work permits, ...
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How to get VVE (Vereniging van Eigenaars/Homeowner association) contact details in Holland?

I have bought a flat in Rotterdam. I have dealt with getting energy suppliers and other required stuff. When I was signing the contract notary told me that I will be contacted by VVE (Vereniging van ...
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Working in the UK as a Finnish national?

I hope this question fits the site. I am Finnish, planning to do a PhD at the UK. Since Finland is part of the EU, is there any paperwork I would need to do in order to get to work at UK? The stay ...
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How to legalize documents for Paraguayan residency in the US?

In order to apply for permanent residency in Paraguay, I have to get some documents "legalized". What does that mean, and how do I do it? I'm currently located in the US, and I'm a US citizen, if ...
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UK Tier 2 visa from a client I worked as a freelancer

I'm a freelance software engineer from outside the EU. I have been working with a British client who owns a registered UK business for about two years. He and I both plan for me to move to UK for a ...
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I found a new Job, higher salary - Changing Employers under the Germany's Regular work permit

I work and live in Germany. I am receiving an offer from another employer in Germany. I am an IT Specialist, and this offer is within IT Field. However I don't hold a blue card, because I don't ...
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Questions about VAF4A regarding Issuing Authority and visitor stamps

We are filling in the VAF4A application form for family settlement for a spouse visa. We came across a question related to past visas for the UK which asks who was the issuing authority. My wife is ...
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Can I provide both my Personal and My Parent's bank statement for Student visa purposes?

I am applying for the Spanish Student Visa and would like to know whether I can submit both my personal ($16k) and Parent's bank statement (50k) along with the notarized authorization letter, as its a ...
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Overseas FBI Fingerprinting

In order to get an FBI Identity History Summary, you need to be fingerprinted. If traveling to the States isn't an option, what ways are there in order to get the correct type of fingerprinting done ...
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Ontario open work permit: What next? Can I travel? [closed]

I live in Scarborough - Ontario, granted me an open work permit until 2016. I know I need to remove the SIN card, and health card. What are yet my responsibilities? During the duration of a work ...
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Do Australian citizens need any paperwork to work in New Zealand?

Many years ago I'm sure Aussies and Kiwis were free to live and work in each other's country without special visas or complicated paperwork. And I believe that some decades ago that changed to make ...
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Lost I-94 number from 2005 (no 'admitted until' date) on the POE stamp

I have a friend who's going through her adjustment of status proceedings. She says they've asked her for her I-94 number from the passport she entered with in Miami in 2005. But she doesn't know it, ...
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Understand a German employment visa rejection

I am a non-EU national (Ecuador). I've been working in the EU (not in Germany) for the past 3 years as a risk analyst. I hold a BA from the UK and a MSc from Italy. I received a job offer from a ...
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Job offer without visa sponsorship from employer for Ireland

I got a job offer from a company based out of Dublin, Ireland. The employer told me they won't be able to sponsor visa, but they will be able to help with required documents. I am living in India, ...
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When will the immigration process change in Germany? New Blue Card Model, or Points Bases?

The Residence act in Germany, 19 a, talks about the blue card, and the requirements to obtain it. It is also part of the regulation to consider Work Experience to issue a Blue Card, however, no means ...
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Settle in England

I'm Italian and want to stay in England for more than three months, but even if I get a job, I'm not sure the employers will emit some certificate showing that I've worked there (this is the worst ...
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I live in the Netherlands and I hold an EU passport, but my passport is expiring soon and I lost my id card

I have been living in the Netherlands for almost a year and I hold a EU/Bulgarian passport. My passport is expiring soon and I have lost my ID card. Soon, I'll go to my embassy for it to issue a new ...
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How to get a "lack of criminal record" certificate from an Israeli consulate?

Assuming an Israeli citizen needs a "lack of criminal record" while abroad, how can they get one from their local consulate? The official websites are a bit confusing as to how the procedure works.
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American marrying Italian in Italy- Document Translation and Apostille questions

I'm an American and I'm marrying an Italian citizen in Italy in the middle of September and also moving there. We know that I need to get my birth certificate translated to Italian and have ...
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NC State Tax return without ITIN

As per ITIN request form W-7, we have to attach our federal return with it, which cannot be filled until we receive Form 1042-S (which I received late in March). This implies that it is not possible ...
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does a visa extension have to have a health surcharge

I married my husband in June 2013 and came to the UK in September 2013 with a spouse visa. I am extending it in March and believe that I now have to pay a £500 surcharge. Is this right even though I ...
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Applying for Family Re Union for Italy while in Italy

I am an Indian. I came alone to Italy for work with proper work permit valid for around a year. Now I want to take my wife and child along with me. I am planning to take a tourist Visa for them and ...
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Applied for Niederlassungserlaubnis - why are authorities evaluating my BlueCard?

I am on a Blue Card since 2017 and have applied for the Niederlassungserlaubnis in October 2020 in Germany. Authorities reached out to me in January 2021, saying that the minimum threshold for the ...
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Opening a German bank account remotely from Romania

I have been informed by my new employer that I need to supply them with a valid German bank account. I am starting with them in one month, and have no apartment (in the search for which I also need a ...
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I got a job offer from Germany. What now?

I have been offered a job in Germany and I have received the employment contract as well. I am a software engineer and I have the complete transcript with a stamp which states degree completed. Would ...
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How to set up a MEI in Brazil

I have recently received a Visto Permanente and can stay in Brazil for at least nine years. Now, I want to set up a MEI via this link, but am told I first need to check with SEBREA, where I find this ...
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Employment letter for H1B - can it have an electronic signature instead of an ink signature

I am an Indian citizen (with an Indian passport) working in Paris on a long stay French visa (valid until 28/Apr/2015). I have a PHD from a US university in 2013 and a job offer (job starts 1/May/...
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What to write on Current Employer in DS-160 Form when i am unemployed for last 1 year

I finished my PhD in june 2020, now recently I have received a postdoc offer and all the documents to start in the US, and I'm now completing my application for a J1 visa. So in the "current ...
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Ukrainian citizen, living with Blue Card in Germany - can work remotely in Austria?

Right now we want to employ a programmer / IT specialist who has Ukrainian nationality and citizenship but is living in Germany (and has a Blue Card from Germany since 6 months ago). Is he allowed to ...
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Irish Foreign Birth Registration - How do they treat inconsistent dates and names on old birth and death certificates?

I'm currently helping someone gather documents for their application for Irish Foreign Birth Registration - he's an Australian whose family migrated from Ireland in the early 20th century. For his ...
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How can I receive my NICOP card in USA?

I applied for renewal of my NICOP card in USA. But the card delivery section in the application remains the same in saying that my card will be delivered in Pakistan, whether I change my permanent ...