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Diversity VIsa Interview-Police Certificate

My interview is next week and my husband is the principal applicant. I am currently not living in my country of citizenship. When KCC asked for the documents, I sent PCC just for my current country of ...
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US immigration visa for son of naturalised US resident, and his spouse

My spouse and I are interested in moving to the US to become residents (Vietnamese & UK nationality respectively). The first step would be to obtain an immigration visa. My father is a naturalised ...
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What are the educational requirement's for a US H1B Visa

As I understand it, you need a 4 years of bachelor's degree, which means a total of 16 years of education for applying for an H1B visa. I have a bachelor's degree but for 2 years and 10 years of work ...
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Document Checklist for OCI for minor child born in the US

I am applying for OCI (Overseas Citizen of India) for a minor child. I see 2 different checklists on VFS website for "New OCI for Minor". One of them requires us to send the Original US ...
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Visa bulletin F4

I’m from Lebanon and my husband’s brother is a US Citizen. My priority date was 26 October 2010 and to date I haven't gotten a visa. Could you advise me on the processing times and when it is expected ...
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Can I live in the USA and work Remotely for my Canadian Employer?

I am a Canadian citizen. My husband is a US Citizen living here in Canada with me for the last 20 years as a PR. We are thinking of moving to the USA if my job will permit me to work remotely. We have ...
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German Tax Implications for a US Citizen/German Spouse who Maintain a Part-time Residence in Germany

I am a US citizen with a German citizen spouse. We have resided in the U.S. for the past 25 years with my wife having a US Green Card. I'm considering purchasing a second home in Germany and residing ...
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Discrepancy of the length of stay between DS-160 and I-20 (F-1 visa)

I am a Japanese citizen who was recently admitted to a Ph.D. program in the United States and now I need to get an F-1 visa. I will have an interview in June, and there is one thing I am worried about....
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Travel restriction to USA from India for a PhD student (with F1 visa)

I am currently a 4th year PhD student (with a valid F1 visa) who came to visit his family in India for a short trip but then due to the unfortunate circumstances, USA put a travel restriction on India....
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US Citizen Living & Working PT with UK Company on Student Visa, Looking to Freelance for US Company

Asked this in the personal finance section but someone recommended I ask here as well. I'm a US citizen currently in the UK (Northern Ireland to be exact) on a student visa, which allows me to work up ...
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Returning to US with K1 after overstaying visa

Can I return to US with a k1 fiance visa, after overstaying my J1 since 2015 until 2020, I left the country voluntarily but wish to come back. Is it better to try fiance visa or get married and then ...
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Drawbacks from applying and acquiring a green card

As a European currently in USA with a working visa, I have been recently offered assistance to file a green card through my employer. While I am happy living and working in USA for the time being, it ...
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Will a DUI/open container/reckless driving conviction prohibit immigrating to the Netherlands from the US via marrying a native?

I am currently in the process of trying to immigrate from the US to the Netherlands to live with my native Dutch wife, via our recent marriage. I recently got a ticket for a DUI, that is soon to go to ...
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Will being blacklisted in the Philippines for overstay affect chances of US F1/F2 Visas, or my future medical career in the US?

I am a foreign medical graduate, who studied Doctor of Medicine in the Philippines with my wife. Upon our graduation, we secured a hospital in the country for our postgraduate internship. However, the ...
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Working remotely from an EU country for a US based company - tax implications

So here it is: EU Citizen Residing in Luxembourg and working remotely (as self employed via a Luxembourgish Umbrella) for a US based firm. Social Security and Income Tax and any other local taxes will ...
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Peculiarities of J1 Visa interview for postdoc

I've got my first postdoc offer. I am a non-US citizen and therefore should get a US visa. As I understand it, the most common postdoc visa in the US is J-1 for the postdoc and J-2 for the wife and ...
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Consular access application for US H1-B visa | Pros, Cons, Options and Feasibility

Currently, I am in the first year of my OPT and I am selected in H1-B lottery for this year. I was thinking that can I file H1-B on consular access and get a STEM extension for the OPT. Then get the ...
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Filling final US H1B visa petition with USCIS from outside the US

I got selected in the US H1B visa pre-registration lottery and now we have to file the final H1B petition to the USCIS. Deadline for the same is June 29th 2021. My question is: Do I need to be present ...
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Domestic Travel to USVI with expired L1B

trying to figure out how a travel to the USVI could turn out in my situation: I have an expired L1B Visa (expired stamp), and I am legally allowed to stay in the US for a few more months, as I have ...
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Different name in different documents

My name is "Prachi Vashisth." I am an International student. My last name was not mentioned in any of my documents since my childhood. My date of birth certificate, CBSE mark sheets, ...
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EB-3 experiences

Does someone have experience with the EB-3 visa(USA) process? Currently, I am working as a software engineer with a b.sc. My birth country is in Europe. My question is, how long would the process take ...
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Tax questions on crypto..USA to Germany

Good afternoon, I am a US citizen who moved to Germany 4 months ago..I have a residency permit which expires in about 3 years..My wife was born in Germany..If I invest in crypto, can I just file taxes ...
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Taxation for US Citizen remote work for Swiss startup

I am a US citizen based in the US. I have an opportunity to work with a Swiss startup. I am wondering what my tax obligation is for 1) salary and 2) any equity in the company that fully vests. Do I ...
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Getting new Visa without going out of the US

I am currently enrolled as a non degree J1 student at an American University. My visa expires at the beginning of May but I have a research offer that would allow me to stay. Some employees at the ...
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Maintaining a remote side job in the US while working in Ireland under a Visa

I'm a software engineer with US citizenship and will be relocating to Ireland under a skilled workers Visa. I will be bringing my family with me. Currently in addition to day job I'm involved in a ...
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Temporary job agency in Berlin, Germany to receive salary from USA

I would like to know if there is some sort of "temporary job agency" in Berlin, Germany (not too sure if that is the correct term) that could sort out the wage payment from the USA. My wife ...
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Renewed UK Passport - Do I need to Update Greencard?

I am a UK citizen living in Texas with a greencard and I recently had to renew my UK passport which was about to expire in April. My greencard does not expire until 2026. Do I need to renew/update ...
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Consequence of withdrawing an approved I130

I've got my I130 approved by the London USCIS in 2019, but now mostly because of Covid, my wife and I have decided to settle in the UK. We're considering withdrawing the application, but we're ...
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Remotely working from France for a US company

I'm French, I live in France and I'm considering applying for a remote job in a US company. Are there any legal issues that would prevent me to do so? How would the time spent working in a US company ...
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Emergency insurance without clear residence of a country

I am German citizen (having official secondary residence there, I.e. an address) but haven’t lived there for ten years (no job and insurance). This is where I physically reside at the very moment. But ...
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What does “We updated your name for your Form I-140” mean?

While waiting for their I-140 to be approved, applicants might see the following status: We updated your name for your Form I-140, Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker What does this mean?
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Can I legally remain in the US for a few days after I-94 expiration date, due to Ongoing Medical Treatment

My I-94 expires on the 13th March 2021 and I still have a few days more to complete my cancer treatment. Can a letter from my Doctor to DHS at border be acceptable as excuse to stay for a few days and ...
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Is there any way to move and take a job (as a barista) in the United States as a foreigner?

I am considering moving and working in the United States for a period of three months. However the job position that I would like to apply for (barista) does not allow me to get a work visa. (I am not ...
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Overstay in US and married to a US citizen

I came to the US in 2005. I finished school and worked as OPT. But after OPT I overstayed here until 2016. In 2014 I got married and divorced in 2015, I didn’t file the paperwork for immigration at ...
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Filed for AOS by filing I-485 in USA. Is it proof of legal stay in United States?

My parents came to the United States on Visitor Visa and while they were here, I filed for their I-131 + I485(through adjustment of status filing). Because of the I-485 filing, they have to stay here ...
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Bringing Orphan siblings to the US

A permanent resident married to a US citizen has non-USC minor siblings abroad (Brazil). In case the PR's parents pass away, and the siblings come under legal guardianship of the PR, what options does ...
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Passport expiry likely to coincide with K1 visa issue date. How to proceed?

I am a UK citizen, my fiance is a US citizen. In June 2020 my fiance (petitioner) and myself (beneficiary) filed a I-129F petition for a K1 visa for entry to the USA. The petition was approved in ...
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Fresh I-539 Reapplication after denial of Change of Status

I entered the US on 24th February 2020, my visa expires 2nd April 2020. I applied for Change of status from B2 to F1 Student Status on 8th June 2020 even though my I-94 expires on 23rd August. I was ...
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Recapturing unused OPT time for use after another program

I did my Masters in Journalism and got OPT approved for one year. But did not work and left the country. Surrendered the opt after 8 weeks. I plan to do a STEM Masters. Will the 9.5 months of unused ...
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Returning to USA after 7 years… no credit… applying for mortgage?

I've been living abroad for 7 years in China and am preparing to move back to the USA near the end of 2021. I haven't been maintaining my credit score in the USA, but have a 7 year clean rental ...
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Indian passport expires before H1b visa

Indian Passport expiry- Sept 2023 H1B visa expiry- Oct 2023 Should I renew my passport before H1b stamping (planning to visit this year)? I read that there is an agreement between USA and India for an ...
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What is the correct country name to send mail to the Island of Saba?

I use a virtual mail box in the USA and I need to have them forward a letter to me on the Island of Saba in the Caribbean. It's part of the Netherlands. What country name should I use so the US ...
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I'm a UK citizen/resident employed remotely by a US company. What's the chances of getting an H1B visa?

I'm a UK citizen working in London. For three years, I have been a writer employed by a company based in the USA. It's fair to say I'm indispensable but I do not have any formal writing qualifications....
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Can a US citizen work remotely for a US company while living in Germany?

I am US citizen that moved to Germany with my wife who is a German citizen. She works in Germany.I am new to the country and would like to apply for for a remote US job. Would I need any special ...
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F1 Interview after 2 Tourist denials

My gf applied for Tourist visa in 2018 and got denied twice (in a span of 1 month) with 214b (insufficient ties) first time and for no significant change in the second attempt. [We realized that this ...
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US Citizen working remotely for Canadian company can I live in the US

I am a US citizen and I will be working for a company in Canada (Toronto) as a software engineer. The company does not have any physical presence in the US, but I will be allowed to work remotely. Am ...
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Can I monetize my YouTube channel on a F1 Visa in the US and get paid in India?

I have a YouTube channel and hired a content creator, who is in India, for all of my videos. I won't be earning money in a US bank account. My AdSense account will have details of my Indian bank. Isn'...
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J1 Visa: Am I allowed to make money in a foreign country?

I am an Indian citizen, currently in my third year of J-1 visa working full-time here in the US. One of the European university labs that I collaborate with proposed to me that it would like to pay me ...
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Having accepted US ID as a lawful J1 with expired visa

My wife and I are non-US citizens on J-visa. We are on our lawful third year, but visa stamp expired on 1st year and we didn't renewed. Currently we can't even renew visa because of COVID-19 ...
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DV1 Visa entry to USA

Can I enter USA with DV1 visa? I live in Macedonia and I have the DV1 visa but I am not sure if I can enter USA or not?

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