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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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Freelancing on highly skilled migrant visa in NL

My husband started working in nl on a highly skilled migrant visa in 2016 and in 2019, he switched to freelancing. At the time he consulted a few lawyers and because his residence card at the back ...
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Will getting UK student visa cancel my current Tier 2 ICT visa?

Background: I am working in UK on ICT Tier 2 Visa which is ending on 31st August. But, I am planning to join university on 14th or 21st September. I can apply for Student visa 3 months prior to start ...
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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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Is it possible to directly apply for residence permit in Germany as non-EU holder of residence permit of another EU country?

I am from a non-EU country and currently stay in Germany at my family. From Portugal, I have a residence permit for the purpose of study according to §91 of Portugal Aliens Act. Recently I have ...
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Drivers Employment Contract for ThirdWorld Nationals [duplicate]

it’s my pleasure to say hello to you all. Well after failing to lunch a complaint in the Administrative court of Belin due to the lack of enough funds and time. I came up with a conclusion to re—apply ...
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How can I obtain the authorization letter required to apply for a long-term D visa for a post-doc in Switzerland?

I have got a postdoc position in University of Basel and they have given the employment contract. In the swiss embassy page, to apply for visa they have asked to give authorization letter issued by ...
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Is it possible to change from Student Visa to Work Visa in Germany in order to work full time during studies? [duplicate]

I am from an European country outside the EU/EEA and I am staying in Germany on a Student Residency Permit as a Master student. I got an offer for a full-time position job in my field of study (...
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Is it possible to get EU blue card while on student visa even before starting the studies if I have a valid job offer in Germany?

I am Non EU IT/Software professional. I got admitted to Masters Program in A German University. I then applied to Consulate General in Mumbai for the student visa. I was planning to join university ...
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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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Work and live permit as a student in switzerland but I'm a Croatian national

I am currently living in Germany as a Croatian national. In a few short months I will start my higher education in Switzerland and later MBA as well which total duration will be more then 4 years. I ...
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Is it possible to change my residence permit for study preparation to a work visa? [duplicate]

I'm in the following situation. I'm Brazilian and I've come to Germany to study. Currently I possess the residence permit for study preparation. This week I've received an offer (I didn't look for a ...
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Travel to other EU countries after resigning from my current Job while on Blue card Germany

I have been living and working in Germany since April 2018 on Blue Card and recently renewed it as the previous one was only valid for 33 months. My new blue card is valid until Jan 2025. I am ...
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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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Transfering H1B from academia to industry

I am currently renewing my H1B visa for another 3 years working for the University. Since I am finishing master's this time next year (at the same University), I am looking into finding a job in ...
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I have a job offer in Switzerland, my spouse is an EU citizen, does this affect my chances of acquiring a work visa?

I am a non-EU citizen, currently living in South Africa with my wife who is an EU citizen. I have received an offer for a job in Switzerland and I want to know if my wife's status as an EU citizen can ...
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Marry an EU national, work in her country of origin and live in another country

I am getting married to my fiancee, who is a Dutch national. I hold refugee status in the UK, which means I don't have a valid passport from my country of origin. My fiancee lives and works in Belgium....
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Change from Blue Card to Aufenthaltstitel in Germany

I'm a non-EU citizen with a Blue Card (HR job) and my contract ends in 6 months (they have budget problems). I started looking for different jobs, but I think that the salary of some jobs that I find ...
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Ukrainian citizen, living with Blue Card in Germany - can work remotely in Austria?

Right now we want to employ a programmer / IT specialist who has Ukrainian nationality and citizenship but is living in Germany (and has a Blue Card from Germany since 6 months ago). Is he allowed to ...
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Changing my visa (student to work permit) - Germany

I`ve finished a master degree here in Germany. I concluded my degree on october/20 but because the corona situation I received a certificate just on the the middle of January. Then, the company I ...
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Is there an age restriction for a Polish student visa?

I am currently working for a finance company with 14 years in data analytics. Now, I see a hard stop to my career and I am interested in an AI/ML course, especially in Poland. Is there an age ...
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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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What is the quickest way to start working in Germany from Russia?

I am a software engineer from Russia with 2 years of work experience,a Masters in Data Science at Skoltech univesity and a job offer from Germany. My university is listed as H+/- in the Anabin ...
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Changing Job with blue card after 18 months

I have a blue card in Germany and I am holding it for 18 months. I am changing my employer. Do I still need to have permission from the authority? My new job is in a different city. If I have to ...
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Working with Student Visa Germany

My German student visa starts on the 1st of March. My studies start from the 1st of April. I will receive my Immatrikulationsbescheinigung after 15th of March. My question is: Can I work as a student ...
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Is it possible to work remotely for a US company without a German legal entity from Germany?

My fiancé recently accepted a job at a large US tech company for a Munich-based team. The company is handling his immigration paper work and he'll receive a blue card. I believe, based on what I've ...
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Changing Company with Blue Cards

I have been working in Germany with Blue Card since 1st of March 2019. My Blu Card was issued on the 6th of August 2019. I got an attractive offer from another company in Germany. Can I change my ...
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Job change in Blue Card [duplicate]

I am holding a Blue Card in Germany for 2 years validity and would like to change my job in 1 year. I understand it's possible and I have to get permission from Foreign Department. With the job offer ...
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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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South Korea Visa Run in Pandemic

I am a British citizen in South Korea on a work holiday (H1) visa. I had an interview at a software company for a full time role and they want to hire me. However I can't work full time on an H1 visa ...
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Question regarding German D-Visa

I have a valid German D-Visa with a validity of 6months and a valid Job Contract for Company A as XYZ for an unlimited period. The Zusatblatt (Supplementary Sheet) mentions I can only work for Company ...
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Working multiple jobs on EU Blue Card

I am planning to move to Germany with a job offer lined up, and consequently the EU Blue card, and I am wondering what the rules are on working multiple jobs at the same time. I am thinking of doing ...
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Can I travel back to Canada on imminently expiring work permit?

It's kind of a strange situation, I'm currently working from Canada on an employer-specific work permit and it is going to expire in February 2021 along with the W-1 category visa, i.e both work ...
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Internship in Germany as a non-EU citizen, do I need ZAV pre-approval letter for a 3-month internship if I already have an Italian residence permit?

I am a non-EU masters student in Italy and I recently completed the recruitment stages for an internship in Germany. Due to the uncertainty (covid-related) around my ability to obtain an internship ...
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NOC Code for Solution Engineer/Cloud Engineer 2173 or 2174?

I am not sure whether my current duties match Canada's NOC code 2173 or 2174. 2173: Software engineers and designers Software engineers and designers research, design, evaluate, integrate and maintain ...
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Australia 476 Visa Application Processing times - from UK

The Australian Subclass 476 skilled-recognised graduate visa for engineers states processing times of: 75% of applications: 12 months 90% of applications: 16 months and you can't apply until after ...
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Status of Highly Qualified Professional visa after quitting the job

I moved to Madrid/Spain (from a non-EU country) with a job that provided the Highly Qualified Professional (Profesionales Altamente Cualificados) visa type recently. Initially, the visa has a one-year ...
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Security Clearance issue for work visa in Germany

I got an employment contract and an appointment at the German embassy. I went with all of the necessary documents and the embassy officer seemed satisfied with everything. After a day, I received a ...
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Will I need a Belgium work permit after Brexit? I have Dutch permanent residency. and I live in Netherlands

I live in the Netherlands, I have a permanent resident permit in the Netherlands ( I am a British national). I have worked in Belgium for 2 years as a full time employee. Will I need a Belgium work ...
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German 81a AufenthG skilled residence permit (family reunion)

I have a job offer from a German employer and they are initiating the 81a accelerated visa process for me since normal work visa takes a lot of time. I am from Pakistan and comes under the Islamabad ...
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Why does Canada issue only Work Permit and not a Visa when you have applied for an extension of an old Work Permit from inside Canada?

When you apply for a Work Permit outside Canada, a Temporary Resident Visa is issued on your passport. Once you arrive at a port of entry, the Immigration officer issues a Work Permit. But when you ...
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German entry visa

I am currently holding a researcher permit in Italy with non-EU passport, now I will move to Germany to take up another researcher position. Is it possible to directly apply for the residence permit ...
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Can you get a US work visa if you have been convicted of hacking?

I did some hacking (for a good cause) a while ago and was convicted of it. I'm kind of sick of this country now and I wonder what my chances are of getting a work visa in the U.S.A? The misdemeanor ...
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What is the total time allowed outside NL (and EU) for temporary residence permit holder

What is the total time allowed outside NL (and EU) for Temporary Residence permit (HSM) holder? My situation: I have stayed (vacation) the following number of months in total outside NL per year for ...
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Do I have to re-apply for work permit if I have stamp-4?

I worked in Ireland for 6 years and I had stamp-4. However, I left Ireland last March and my stamp-4 expired in between. Now I gave a job offer from Ireland and I want to avail that opportunity. Do I ...
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Lost my job in Germany, can I apply for family reunion without turning back to my home country?

I’m a non-EU citizen, and I entered Germany with a D-Type Visa. My visa is valid until February 2021 but I didn't get my residency permit yet. I have visited Foreigners Office 2 weeks ago, and they ...
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Family Based Green card Application, From I-140 needed?

I applied for a family based green card (concurrently filed I-130, I-485, I-131 and I-765), did I need to submit form I-140 as well?
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Seeking a blue card visa, or getting D-type visa first, and then apply for Blue Card visa for Germany

My understanding is: I get a D-type/National Visa from the German Embassy in my country, and once I get there in Germany, I will apply for Blue Card. It was like this until someone told me that one ...
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Immigration authority, foreign authority, alien authority: do these point to the same thing in Berlin, Germany?

Back on Monday, I had my work visa interview with section 81a advance approval document in the German Embassy. My company is in Berlin, so my employer had got the 81a issue document issued by ...
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Since I am unemployed, can I get PR card any faster?

I arrived in Canada on a closed work permit (on GSS) but was terminated in less than a year because of the pandemic. I appeared for IELTS over and over again, and eventually got picked up in express ...

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