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Is running an online business (website, revenue by Google Adsense) a good option to immigrate to Canada as a self-employed person?

Asking for a friend. He runs an online business and has decent revenue per month for years. Is self-employed project a good choice for him to join Canada? He develops the code and writes the content ...
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Germany Job Offer Rejection

I reside in Germany with a self employment work permit. Recently I applied for a side job which was rejected, and they have sent me a deportation letter, saying that the job offer does not meet your ...
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Blue Card Holder in Poland with two jobs

I have a full-time position in Poland and would like to accept a part-time position via a B2B contract (similar to a freelance contractor). Is this legally possible? In other words can an EU Blue Card ...
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How to get a Schengen tourist visa as a nomad freelancer with a foreign company? (Morocco)

I'm a citizen of Morocco and I have a legal US company (in the software industry), and a US business bank account with a decent revenue (i never travelled to US or europe). How can i prove ties to my ...
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Self-employed "Highly skilled migrant" in Netherlands

I am an expat, non-EU citizen working for a Dutch company in Netherlands under "Highly skilled migrant" residence permit for over 3 years now. I want to change my job, but the company is US ...
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I need an employment letter for immigration but I'm a freelancer

I've been programming for more than 10 years, professionally for more than 5 years. I'm a computer scientist applying for immigration to Canada. An employment letter is required. For most of my life, ...
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F1 status holder on medical leave

Currently, I am holding an F1 student visa. In July 2017 I was diagnosed with brain cancer so I took Fall 2017 & Spring 2018 semesters off on medical leave. I have a few concerns: Can I extend ...
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Is it permitted to work as a freelancer on Upwork while studying in Germany?

Next April I am going to start a master program in Germany living on a student visa. Currently I am working as a freelancer on Upwork. I know that in Germany it is not permitted for people on student ...
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Moving to the UK & being self employed?

Could I, as an international, move to the UK and start working there self-employed, as a freelancer in the IT sector, for example? Or even start a company in the IT sector, with a few employees? My ...
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Living in the EU, working remotely for an Australian company

I am currently working for an Australian company, remotely from South Africa. I can move to the EU using my UK passport and possibly still work for this Australian company. This company does not have ...
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US citizen (on spouse visa) working for US company remotely from the UK?

I will become a “contractor” to the US based company and they will deposit my check into a UK bank account. I understand that my paycheck should not have US taxes (fed, state, ss) taken out. What ...
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Self employed US citizen looking to reside in the UK for at least 1 year

Can a self employed (Coach, I work via the internet, from any location) US citizen get a long-term visa for the UK? -Scotland specifically. For at least 1 year? And if so, what is the procedure? I ...
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Non-EU citizen spouse, working in other EU countries on project-based contracts [closed]

I am an actress (non-EU national), married to an EU citizen, currently living and working in the UK. Can I apply for auditions/parts in other EU countries on my own right? I am self-employed, and ...
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Moving to the UK as self-employed, or other alternatives

My brother (extra-EEA) works in the UK and I would like to move to the UK as well. I am a freelance, self-employed and would continue my normal job remotely that would allow me to pay for the living ...
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If I adopt Austrian citizenship can I live in the UK?

I'm self employed American, currently living in the US, and have the possibility of becoming an Austrian citizen. Once I do this can I move to and live permanently in the UK (and continue to be self ...
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