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Is there a chance I could stay in Germany permanently if I got a job at a cafe or as a bartender?

I have a bachelor's degree but it's not in a field that is in high demand, and I don't have any experience in the service industry. I've known quite a few people who barely speak a word of German but ...
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Is this a valid investment strategy as EU/US dual citizen with EU residency?

I'm a US citizen that was born and raised in Belgium. I have an SSN and file taxes annually. Due to my US citizenship, my investment options are more limited. In an ideal world I would just buy and ...
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Remote work from Israel

I am a US citizen, happily employed by a US-based company, currently spending a year in Israel on a A/4 "Family of clergy/student" visa. My company does not do any business in Israel, would ...
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Does an Italian study visa allow me to fulfil an internship in Belgium?

I am an American Citizen with a Schengen student visa and I am studying in Italy but I am applying to an internship in Belgium. My studies require me to fulfill an internship for credit so this would ...
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How to report foreign income on a 1040?

When I was lived in the US, I received W-2's from my employer, and 1099-INT's from the bank where I stored my money. Now I'm living abroad, and I am not getting either W-2's or 1099-INT's. However, I ...
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German Name Change After Marriage in US - US Citizens

My husband and I were married last month in the United States. We reside in the United States. We changed our last names in the US to a hyphenated double name using both of our birth last names, ie. &...
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N-600 for a minor

My minor child has been approved their N-600 form. We were sent a notification to come and collect the certificate. Does the minor child need to come to the USCIS office or can we collect it on their ...
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Name change as a Permanent Resident of the USA

I am a permanent resident of the USA. I don't have a First Name, I have only a Last Name. On my Green Card, my first name section says "FNU" which means "First Name Unknown". I ...
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US citizen and a current Canadian Tax resident. Can a US company hire me on a W2 and be compliant to IRS and CRA?

I am a us citizen and a Canadian tax resident, living in Canada. I have an offer from a US employer and they would hire me only on W2, no C2C or 1099. Employer has no Canadian legal entity. What ...
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I overstayed my US visa for over 5 years, it's been more than 10 years since I stayed, could I apply for green card or do I have to pay a forgiveness?

My daughter submitted the I-130 for me and my wife. We do not live in the USA, but when the green card application comes in, do we have to pay for a forgiveness for overstaying? It's been more than 10 ...
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Can I apply for citizenship in 2 year and 9 , even though I have multiple trips out of state less than 5 month,or do I have to wait an additional 5

Can I apply for citizenship in 2 year and 9 months, even though I had 4 trip out of state less than 6 month or do I have to wait an additional 6 months before applying for citizenship?
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Vacation for 2 weeks out of the USA before applying for N-400, can I still submit the N-400 , or do I have to wait?

If I go out of USA for 2 weeks before applying for N-400, can I still submit the N-400 application, or do I have to wait an additional 3 months before applying?
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Entry to France with American passport while waiting on a carte de séjour renewal

We are an expat American family and have been living in France for 3,5 years on our carte de séjour which was provided us by my husband’s company. Since our carte de séjour is expired, the renewal ...
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When can I apply for Citizenship? Should I just request an adjustment of status?

Hello here is my situation: My asylum case as been approved on May 2018. A year later(2019) I applied for the adjustment of status and received my green card(category AS6) In 2022. On the card it is ...
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Got an Australian ETA unaware of a misdemeanor at the time

I'm due to travel to Australia in 2 weeks, and I answered no on the ETA regarding criminal convictions. I got my FBI background back (was planning on applying for the onshore travel visa once I got ...
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Reentry question for Americans to France legal rights

I’ve been living in France for 3 years (all legal years) I have my carte de séjour and processed my renewal I am now just waiting for my new carte. While my old one has expired and my receipt also. ...
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Taxes for retired American expat in Egypt?

I'm not in Egypt currently; I'm just researching the implications of many possible countries. NO plans of working: my retirement income¹ is more than enough to live on in many countries. I've found ...
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CRBA for my son

I was an army brat. My father was stationed overseas in the US army when I was born then continued to work for the army in Europe. I worked in the US for 2 years as an adult and have had many holidays ...
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Non-EU spouse married to EU citizen who isn't working (Germany, Switzerland)

I am a US citizen (non EU) married to a dual citizen of an EU member state (Luxembourg). Currently we are living in the US and are starting to look for jobs in Luxembourg/Germany/Switzerland. Here in ...
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Date of arrival for visa

DO I NEED TO CHANGE MY ARRIVAL FLIGHT DATE??? I will be a student in Italy this October. I live in the USA. My program runs from October 24, 2022 to October 20, 2023. I have a flight to arrive in ...
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US citizen, spouse of UK Citizen. Can I work two jobs, one in the US and one in the UK? Forecasting potential problems

Getting all my ducks in a row for moving to the UK next spring. I will be entering the UK on a spousal visa, which grants me the right to work in the UK. I am currently employed for a multi-national ...
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As a US citizen, can I work remotely for a US company while living in Canada?

I am a US citizen working for a fully remote US company. We hire internationally as well, but as far as I know our non-US team members are contractors (we do have Canadian team members). Outside of ...
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US Citizen, Hungarian Temp Residence Permit Pending. When approved, does it restart the 90/180 clock?

US Citizen here. Applied for Temporary Residence Permit in Hungary via the Private Entrepreneur pass. I've stayed in Schengen for over 90/180 days now. Most of it is in Hungary. Hungary and the US ...
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Will my current employer be contacted for French student visa?

I'm a United States citizen planning on taking a career break to study in France this fall, and the visa application asks for my current employer. Does anyone know to what capacity they use the ...
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Can a f-2 visa holder request for status termination to re-marry a US citizen?

If someone came to the US with F-2 visa while she and her husband(F-1 visa holder) are not US citizens nor permanent residences, and their marriage happened in their home country, can she(F-2 visa ...
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Should foreigners file divorce in the US if they would do it in their home country's embassy in the US?

If two foreigners come to the US with F-1 and F-2 visas, while they got married in their home country, if they file a divorce request in their own country's embassy and it gets approved and they get ...
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Will F-2 visa holder lose her/his status the day s/he files divorce/summery dissolution?

I searched on the Google and found out both divorce and summary dissolution filing seem to take 6 months to be approved/legally accepted. So what would be the status of someone whose visa is a ...
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Expat resident in Ireland and trading Vanguard Index Funds while visiting United States

I'm a US (California) Citizen currently working/living in Ireland on a visa. I am currently in the United States (California) visiting my parents. I own some index funds on Vanguard. I want to trade ...
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Can I marry an Italian citizen if I am in Italy on an overstayed tourist visa?

So I am an American citizen in Italy with my Italian girlfriend whom I plan to marry. I came to Italy on a Schengen tourist visa but I have overstayed the visa by 40 days. Is it possible to get ...
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Asylum for spouse of American citizen

I am an American citizen and I have been living in Ukraine for a large portion of my life. I am married to a Ukrainian citizen and due to the war here I am evaluating what I can do . What I want to ...
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When concurrent filing, can an I-485 be filed online and if so do you do it from the same USCIS account used to file the I-130?

I am a US Citizen. I have an account with USCIS that I used to file the I-130 for my marriage to my wife. Do I file the I-485 (Green Card application / Permanent Resident) on my USCIS account to do ...
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Second form of ID for USPS form 1583 for American living abroad?

US virtual postal mail services require the customer to provide the US Postal Service form 1583 which authorizes the mail service to receive physical mail on behalf of the customer. Form 1583 requires ...
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What is the next Step after applying for a CRBA --

I am trying to figure out what is the next step after getting completed with the CRBA for my daughter that was born abroad. She was provided an American passport and currently resides in the United ...
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Best way forward for married veteran and caregiver couple to immigrate to Canada from US

Is there a path to permanent residency for a married couple (a disabled veteran, and his full-time caregiver wife) to move to Canada from the US? I've been over the Immigration and Citizenship pages ...
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Can a USA citizen marry a British citizen while on a 5 year NATO/Relevant civilian visa

Can anyone tell me if my boyfriend needs to apply for a marriage visitor visa while working in the UK on a relevant civilian employee of NATO forces? I was told by someone online that two visas can’t ...
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Ways for a retired US citizen to spend more than ninety days in Austria?

Web pages that talk about visas for Austria tend to tell me how to get the type of visa they assume I want (or tell me I don't need one). Even the most detailed I found didn't have an option that ...
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Getting a 婚姻要件具備証明書 (Certificate of Eligibility for Marriage)

I am in Tokyo and I am a US citizen. I would like to become a member of the online marriage agency Pairs Engage, but they require uploading a 独身証明書, i.e. proof that one is single. Since I am a US ...
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Flying to US with baby

I am a US citizen living in the UK on ILR visa. I have recently had a baby in July 2021. I have been unable to get an appointment at the US embassy to register his birth (CRBA) or apply for his first ...
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Non-EU Person living in Germany but working in Austria

I've been trying to find the answer to this question on the internet but not finding anything helpful. The EU calls this situation a "cross-border commuter", but all their advice assumes the ...
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Can a Canadian citizen, with a US Green Card, work remotely for his Canadian (private) employer, but reside permanently in the USA?

I'm wondering if my wife (a US citizen) and I (a Canadian citizen) and our two young children (both Canadian citizens) can move to the US to reside, while I keep my current job working for a Canadian ...
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Visa for four month company training in the UK—me and wife

I am a US citizen who joined a company based in the US. The company is separate from the parent company, which is based in the UK. The parent company did the hiring and wants me to come to London for ...
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My father, a US citizen, was sponsoring me and dies before I traveled to U.S

My father went to US when I was just a year old with my other siblings. My Mom and I were left behind and many years passed. He decided to sponsor me in 2017 when i was 22. I got my DNA test in ...
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US Citizen Overstayed German Tourist Visa while applying for Family Reunification Visa

My husband and I are both American citizens and moved to Germany approximately 5 months ago. I have a work visa from my job, but my husband does not (he's received a work-study offer, pending his ...
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U.S. naturalization: 5 years vs. 3 years married, which faster/smoother?

I am about to apply for U.S. naturalization and qualify for two of the eligibility criteria, namely, both : "I am at least 18 years of age and have been a lawful permanent resident of the United ...
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US/EU dual citizen, move to the Netherlands while working for US company

I work remotely for a US company and am currently located in Houston. I am an American citizen. I happen to have a Spanish citizenship, hence am also a EU citizen. How feasible would it be to continue ...
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UK Citizen attending school in UK with American spouse, which visa does the spouse need?

My UK citizen spouse has been living in the US with me for over 10 years (I’m American). He just got into a UK Graduate program. Our plan is to get the degree and then return to the USA afterwards. ...
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Does a Norwegian company with work in Norway, who hires a U.S. citizen in U.S. (not expat) as remote independent contractor, have to file 1099?

I am a U.S. citizen based in the U.S., working remotely as an independent contractor for Norwegian companies with work in Norway (interpreting and voice over). I have to pay taxes on my income in the ...
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Does a 6013(g) election subject one to FATCA requirements?

Consider a non-US citizen who is married to a US citizen. The non-US citizen is not a US resident for income tax purposes, but the couple have elected under section 6013(g) of the Internal Revenue ...
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US citizen marrying UK citizen, planning to live in UK and work with US company

I'm a US Citizen, and work for a US company. I'm engaged to a UK citizen and plan on moving to the UK. My company is willing to keep me on, but I dont know what visa or work authorizations I need ...
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Can a US citizen work remotely for a US company while in Japan as a dependent?

I'm a US citizen who's been working in Japan under a working visa. I quit my job and am considering changing my visa status to a dependent of my wife. As the market for skilled work in Japan is ...
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