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New US driver's license after exchanging it for a French license

I'm a US citizen living full time in France and have already exchanged my US driver's license for a French / EU one. As part of the process I had to turn in my US driver's license, which I guess they ...
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Second grace period during an H1B visa transfer?

If a person finishes working with Company A under H1B, they get 60 days 'grace period' to find a new employer. When they get a new job offer, they submit the visa transfer application, and receipt of ...
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Selecting a health plan in Texas

It's possible that I may move to Texas next year. Ignoring any potential legislation changes, I'd like to understand what my options are going to be, health-care-wise. I will likely earn a respectable ...
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UK citizen returning to the UK from the US as a retiree

I have dual US and UK citizenships and I am thinking of returning to the UK as a retiree with my US born spouse. I have been away from the UK for more than 50 years and I have no NI number. We have ...
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Israeli working in the Netherlands for a US company - what's the tax situation?

I'm an Israeli expat living in the Netherlands and am likely to start working for a US company (registered in the US and has no presence in the Netherlands nor in Israel). To make things even more ...
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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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My sister has been offered a job in the US and they want to sponsor her, but would she get the job or not in the US? [closed]

I'm 36, from Bedfordshire, United Kingdom (Luton, actually). My sister's 34 and has worked across the country as a lap-dancer at various lap-dance bars, nightclubs etc. for the past 13 years now. She'...
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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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How to register a daughter

I am a married British citizen living in the U.S. How do I register and get a British passport for my daughter born in the U.S. Prior to 2000?
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Query regarding I-94

I last entered the US in January 2016. The H1-B visa I had stamped in my passport was expiring in December 2016 and my passport is going to expire in third week of August 2017. After that, when my H1-...
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Using CPT for summer work authorization on an F1 visa while OPT Application still Pending [closed]

Is anyone aware of whether it is okay to use the CPT (curricular practical training) while your OPT (optional practical training) application is still pending? I am currently waiting for the ...
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How to buy a car without SSN for someone on a student/travelers visa

I'm currently in the United Stated on a travelers Visa but am in the process of converting it to a Student Visa. I currently use public transportation but in San Diego it's not very convenient. My ...
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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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Can I take small party decoration orders on H4 VISA

My wife is on H4 VISA and is interested in doing ballon decoration for small birthday parties. Can she take such party decoration orders while on H 4 VISA.
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I was born in the US when my parents were studying there, lived there only 1 year after birth then my parents returned to their country

I was born in the USA when my parents were studying there, then when I was about 1 year old they returned to their country. I have visited the USA like 10 times in all my life. I've been married now ...
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Working abroad as a US citizen for a US university

My question is related to contracts when moving abroad as a US citizen working for a US organization (university). Starting September of this year I will be moving to the Netherlands and move in with ...
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H1b: Is it safe to move to different team (internal transfer) within same company before Oct 1st? [closed]

My question is pretty obvious as mentioned in the title: currently I am on OPT, but my H1B just got selected from the lottery. Probably will be valid on October this year. The thing is, I currently ...
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German tax residency for US citizen present in Germany for less than 6 months during tax year with salary paid by US entity

My primary reason for posting is that I've gotten conflicting opinions from 2 different Steuerberater (who specialize in German taxes for expats) about my 2015 tax liability in Germany, and so I'm ...
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Does OCI require pledging loyalty to the Indian Government?

I'm an Indian American born and raised in America. My parents are also American citizens now, although they came from India. Now I am considering applying for Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) status. ...
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Are the green card lottery (Diversity Visa) results final when released in May?

For example, from the dvlottery website : DV-2018 Entrants may enter their confirmation information through the link below starting at noon (EDT) on May 2, 2017. The DV-2018 registration period ...
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American citizen married abroad: visa for foreign spouse

I am a US citizen living in the EU. Last year I got married in the EU to an EU citizen. At the moment I have not informed the US of our marriage and at the moment we are not planning on moving to the ...
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Extended overseas travel qualify for a Special Enrollment Period in USA? [closed]

I'm a United States citizen (California resident) that has been traveling as a tourist outside the United States for the past 1.5 years. I'm now back in Ohio to visit my parents for two months. I ...
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How do I track a case at USCIS without getting receipt of acknowledgement? [closed]

I entered US at 24 Jun, 2016. My I-94 was valid up until 23 Dec 2016. I applied for visa extension on 5th Dec 2015 and it was received at the Dallas Lockbox on 7th Dec 2015(Can be proved by FedEx). My ...
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US State Tax Filings for international student

I have a classic question that a lot of my peers in my university have and there's no good answer anywhere. I am an international student at New York University(NYU) currently on my F-1 visa in the ...
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Does a person lose their original citizenship when they become a naturalized citizen in the United States?

Here's the story. My wife was born in Peru, according to Peruvian law that granted her citizenship according to Jus Soli, additionally we still have her original passport from Peru. She was adopted ...
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Wishing to enter the United States to obtain a PhD with a criminal record in the UK

I am interested in applying for a PhD in the United States. My main worry is after gaining on offer from wherever, I will be given an i-20(I think) and then would be able to apply for a F1 visa. I ...
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Renewal of J-1 visa in a different consulate

I am currently in the US holding a J-1 visa, which was stamped in the US embassy in Madrid on my Spanish passport and expires this summer. I need to travel this summer to another country, and I was ...
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Am I a New Jersey resident for tax purposes?

For the tax year 2016, am I considered a New Jersey resident? The answer is in this official document but one point in there is not clear to me. I am a French citizen who has lived in NJ since ...
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German national, studying in Switzerland, J1 visa for the US, which embassy/consulate?

I am applying for a J1 visa for the US. I am studying in Switzerland but I am not a permanent resident there. I am German. To apply for the visa, to which embassy/consulate do I need to go? Since I ...
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US J1 visa, port of entry different from final destination

I am going to San Francisco in January to study at UCB. I used to live for about a year in Boston some time ago. The visa starts mid-January. Now, I would like to fly to Boston to meet up with old ...
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How do I properly fill out the Georgia birth certificate request form? [closed]

Bit of a dumb question. I need to request a couple of copies of a Georgia birth certificate to use as proof of US citizenship but the top of the form is confusing me: https://dph.georgia.gov/sites/dph....
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How should a request letter from employer look like

I am a Mexican citizen and have a job offer from a US company. I was wondering how a request letter from my employer (so I can take it to my visa application interview) should look like. Will the ...
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Purchasing insulin in Canada [closed]

I will be spending the next four months in Toronto, Canada on an academic sabbatical, during which period I will have health coverage through my US employer. I have a work permit to do academic ...
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Can H1B share salary with his/her H4 dependent?

I went to a bank for applying for secure credit card for my H4 spouse (she has a valid ITIN). Bank associate told me that she has to show some income in order to apply. I told them that legally she ...