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Can my J-2 children get SSNs to be claimed as dependents on a tax return?

I am a graduate student on a J-1 visa and my wife and foreign-born children are both J-2s. Is it possible to get Social Security Numbers for my J-2 children so that we can enter them as dependents on ...
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Passport expiry and blue card validity

My non-EU passport expires in 18 months. If I apply for a German blue card, how much would the validity of the blue card be? Will it be for the full duration (say 4 years) or would it be for just 18 ...
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Germany: What happens if you lose your job on a national D visa?

Let us say you moved to Germany on a national D visa with job offer. The plan was to get a blue card once inside Germany. But your employer terminates your employment very soon before you apply for ...
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How long does it take to get a Green Card if you win DV lottery while you are inside the USA?

If a student (F-1 visa holder) or his/her relative (F-2 visa holder) wins the DV lottery for a green card, while they are living inside the USA, how should they proceed with their application and how ...
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Is there any point in keeping one's old EADs (Employment Authorization Documents)?

I wonder whether there's any point in keeping one's old EADs (Employment Authorization Documents). May I need it in some later processes or can I discard them?
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Convert residence permit to work permit [duplicate]

I have a long-stay student visa in Italy (D1 type) and I'm doing my master's (The first year is almost over). I got a full-time job offer, but I don't know how to convert my permit to a working permit,...
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Convert residence permit to work permit in Italy

I have a long-stay student visa in Italy (D1 type) and I'm doing my master's (The first year is almost over). I got a full-time job offer, but I don't know how to convert my permit to a working permit,...
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Changing jobs after 2 years in Germany but with a different permit type

i've been continuously employed by a company for 2 years in Germany. However during my first year i held a work permit which i then exchanged for a EU Blue Card (after i got my degree in the middle). ...
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Short-Term Contract in Germany, entitled to unemployment benefits after it ends?

I searched the unemployment questions and didn't find anything quite like what I'm asking, so here goes. I am a non-EU citizen (American, if that matters), and I moved to Germany with my German ...
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Sweden work permit

I came to Sweden on July 2017 with work permit visa upto Dec2021, but due to project criticality company wants to extend my visa and applied (on nov 2021 last week ) for extension upto may2022 and ...
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Work permit eligibility in Germany without degree but with more than 8 years of experience in Information Systems Engineering and Cybersecurity?

I've been contacted by an organization for a senior role in cybersecurity domain, and the problem is I don't have any college degree, just an Associate Degree which is not recognized as a college ...
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Do you need "visa sponsorship" to change jobs once you have a blue card?

Once you a get a blue card in Germany, if you want to change jobs, you have to get a new job contract and apply at the immigration office for the job change if it has been less than 2 years since you ...
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Working from home with blue card in Germany

As a blue card holder in Germany, are you allowed to work from home within Germany for a German company provided all the other requirements for blue card are met? I am moving to Germany on a work ...
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As a foreigner, how do I prove work experience to Germany authorities?

I reside in Germany and have an Aufenthaltstitel. During the Visa process for working in Germany, my employer obtained a special authorisation from the Bundesagentur für Arbeit (Federal Agency for ...
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Which countries allow express entry immigration like Canada

I'm trying to immigrate out my country after I complete my course this year. Please could you suggest if any country apart from Canada has an immigration pool system? I'm hoping to graduate and apply ...
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2nd Gen Ex-PR trying to get back to Singapore

I have formally left Singapore due to family pressure as my sibling has Autism and his treatment wasn't going well in Singapore , hence came back to India. I have not completed NS as I was 12 when I ...
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Lawyer submitted my PERM for a location based position. But now they're telling me a new my PERM is necessary because I'm working remotely

After 14 months my PERM Labor certification got approved. Before getting my PERM approved, I've moved out from where company's office is located (NY) to work remote (from FL). Lawyer said it would not ...
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Can I have two long term work permits for two EU countries

I am a non-EU highly skilled worker, working full time in Germany. I have found another full time job in another EU country in the night shift (easily manageable as hybrid that is option to work from ...
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Does my previous time with a residency permit for work in Germany count towards permanent residency?

I held a residence permit for work in Germany for a period of a bit more than 2 years, during which I was employed for a period of approx. 1.5 years, then I became self-employed for approx 6 months. I ...
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Can I still study on a work permit in Germany

I am about to complete my Nursing Training in 6 Months and currently on Apprenticeship Visa (Non-EU Citizen) in Germany. Having begun my masters (Student Visa) and later switched it to an ...
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Can I change student visa to a work visa before I complete my studies in Germany? [duplicate]

I already have a bachelor degree from an EU country, and the degree has been certified by KMK as equivalent to a German degree and thus I can use the degree certificate to further my studies in master ...
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Can I work In Germany as a non-EU citizen if I am married to a EU-citizen? [duplicate]

Mi wife is a EU citizen (not Germany). I am not. We are currently living outside the EU. I have non-temporary employment contract with a German company, but I haven't been able to go there, since the ...
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Working Remotely in Canada and get paid to a Canadian Bank

So under the Canadian law it is legal to work remotely in Canada while on Visitor Visa, the question I have is about one clause they have in the following rule, can I get paid from my foreign employer ...
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Spanish resident to work in the Netherlands [closed]

I am a Spanish resident (not a Spanish citizen, RESIDENCIA LARGA DURACION) that would like to work for the summer up to 3 months in the Netherlands. Can I do it and what it will be the procedure?
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Does an unused 120 Days work permit (Zurich, Switzerland) require a cooling off period?

I have a L4 visa for 120 days for my work, but I did not use the visa due to Covid situation. For next year, if I plan to get another L4 visa (120 days), will there be any cooling off period required? ...
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Is it possible to get 'permanently stuck' on a Work Permit status in Canada without ever attaining PR?

(International experience class does not apply to me) Unlike countries such as France or Sweden that have naturalisation after X years (5 or 6) of legal residence, I understand that staying for a ...
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Can an F-2 visa holder establish and manage a company outside of the US?

If someone comes to the US with F-2 visa status, can he establish a new company in Canada or Germany and manages the company and gets it's incomes during the time he is inside the US with the F-2 visa ...
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Change of employer after 2 years working in Germany

I recently got a new job in Munich and it starts from the 1st of August. I have been working with my old employer (also in Munich) for more than 2 years now since February 2019. In the beginning I got ...
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Proof of funds for work permit (Canada)

In applying for a Canadian work permit, a pre-requisite is that one has a job offer in Canada. One is also required to show proof of funds that they will be able to support themselves during their ...
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Application Canadian Work Permit without LMIA

I have 8 years of IT experience and reside outside of Canada (Indian Nationality). A Canadian company is willing to offer me a job. Should they require an LMIA to get me to Canada? Are there any ...
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Can I create a website with no-profit at the moment with the F-2 visa status?

Consider a person comes to the US with an F-2 visa status and has a plan to get his/her green card in the next year, but at the moment he/she likes to start a commercial website or mobile app but for ...
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I want to know about the prospects of working in Singapore

I worked for a brief period in Singapore at a work pass, provided to me by the employer. However, as it turned out, they communicated a different work profile at time of recruitment and when I joined, ...
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