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ROC (Taiwan) residency for nationals and families of nationals

Take an ROC-born, naturalized American citizen who hasn't lived in Taiwan for 30+ years. She hasn't renounced ROC citizenship but, by not maintaining household registration, IIUC she no longer has a ...
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Dying abroad, is anyone legally required to repatriate the body (under international law or common local laws)

Say someone dies abroad, in most cases the family would want to bury/cremate that person in the country of origin and the cost would be covered by insurance or themselves. But assuming repatriation is ...
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Can I use a TV purchased in Japan in the US?

My TV is old. I want to buy a new one while living in Japan. The only thing holding me back is that I have no idea if the TV would be absolutely worthless in the US if I ended up moving back. Here ...
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Maintaining credit history in the US while abroad

As a long-term expat, my credit history in the US is sparse as most of my expenses are in my country of residence (along with credit cards, mortgages, monthly payments of all varieties, etc.). While ...
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Benefits of American curriculum schools for US expat children

There are a number of schools in the UK which follow the American curriculum. My son will be starting school this year. We plan on moving back to the US in the next 5 years. Is there any evidence that ...
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What type of health insurance is needed to provide basic coverage when moving from the UK to the US

I am a US citizen and will be moving back to the US from the UK. I will be leaving the UK the day my visa expires and arriving in the US 2 weeks prior to my job starting in the US. What type of health ...