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New Zealand - resident work visa for spouses

Being IT engineers, My spouse and I both fall in the skilled migrant category for New Zealand. If we both intend to work, should we file separate applications with each one of us as principal ...
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Traveling Engineering Consultant [closed]

All, I was referred here from travel.stackexchange. MY whole life I have lived in upstate NY. This is not enough for me. I want to spend the majority of my time travelling to other countries and ...
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If my Chinese work permit expires, for how long is my residence permit valid?

I'm a US citizen living and working in China. I have both a work permit ("green book") and a residency permit (it goes in your passport and also functions as your visa). For foreigners working in ...
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Applying for a work visa in Germany during a stay with Schengen visa

I have visited Austria for an interview and I received a Schengen visa for it. Now I am in Germany and I have a proposed contract for the next few months before I start my PhD (next year) to work here ...
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Open Bank Account with one year work permit in Malaysia

I'm an expat on a work permit in Malaysia. This is the second company I joined, few months back. Previously I worked for another company which provided me a three-year work permit. With the new ...
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Non-EU citizen moving to Germany to live with German girlfriend

I am Brazilian and my girlfriend is German. Some weeks ago she had to go back and we thought about the possibility of me going to Germany so we could live together. For that, our initial plan was me ...
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enter the US while waiting h1b [closed]

I am participating in the h1b lottery this year. I am currently outside the US working for a non-US company which had asked me to travel to the US in May for a business trip. Is there a real risk of ...
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Netherlands resident - can I work in the UK?

I am Canadian, with a Canadian passport, living in the Netherlands, I am a resident in the Netherlands. Can I work in the UK? And how would I go about sorting that out?
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Can US citizens work remotely for US-based company while visiting Italy with tourist visa?

I am a US citizen work remotely for a US-based multinational corporation. I will be visiting Italy for less than 6 weeks while visiting friends and doing research to start my own company. Do I need a ...
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Visa for dependant of "B1 in lieu of H1B" holder

I'm Ukrainian who is employed by the company from EU. My employer wishes to send me to the USA to work on customer side. For this purpose I will have to apply for B1 in lieu of H1B visa. I can't find ...
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Visa to search for job in Singapore

I am from India and having good experience in my job profile - QA [Software + Web testing + Mobile app testing]. I have heard that in Singapore there are lot of more opportunity and really good place ...
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Education as immigrant to US

Today, the UK Independence Party claims: If I got a work permit in America for two years and I went with my family, I would have to pay for education and health. This is in the context of ...
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Resigned from my position on UK Tier 2 Visa: Do I need to notify UK Visas and Immigration that I have left the UK?

I was a UK tier 2 visa holder from Australia. I resigned from my position and returned permanently to Australia three months ago. I have just received an email with a "Notice of Curtailment" ...
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Working as contractor in Australia as foreign citizen (EU)

I'm an EU-Citizen and I'd like to consider opportunity of working in Australia as IT-specialist (developer). If I find an opportunity to work there as contractor/freelancer, can I simply register my ...
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Using Bachelor's F1-OPT stem extension after having used Master's F1-OPT

I have a Master's in a non-STEM degree, but a Bachelor's in a STEM degree. I have already used my Master's F-1 OPT (12 months) and it will expire in June. I am wondering if I can still apply for the F-...
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Best way of new grad getting sponsored for Australian Work Visa

I am in the last stages of obtaining my Masters of Science, am young (24), and have been looking at options of getting my first job abroad, specifically Australia has always been that destination for ...
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Full-time, out-of-vacation pre-completion F1 Optional Practical Training (OPT) in the USA

I see that in some US universities, F-1 PhD students are required to have completed their coursework in order to be eligible for Full-time, out-of-vacation pre-completion F1 Optional Practical ...
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Changing employers after applying for H1B (on F-1 OPT)?

I am on F-1 OPT status and will apply for H1B this coming April 1st. When is the earliest date I can change employers and not have my H1B application revoked?
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Is a Canadian IEC work permit limited by passport expiration date, and if so can it be extended later?

I am from Ireland. My application for a Canadian working holiday visa has been accepted (through the IEC programme, I have my Port of Entry letter, and when I arrive I should get a work permit). It is ...
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Tier 2 (General) visa and indefinite leave to remain

According to the website www.gov.uk: You can’t stay in the UK under a Tier 2 (General) visa for more than a total of 6 years. Does this mean that once a person has stayed in the UK more than 6 ...
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Validity of Schengen long stay (Scientific D) visa after tendering resignation from job

I am an Indian citizen (Indian passport holder) and I am in France on a Schengen long stay (Scientific/D visa). My Schengen visa is valid through 28 April 2015. I understand that the key reason I have ...
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As an American, what sort of visa do I need to become an independent contractor in New Zealand?

So it seems the best way out of my employment tangle is to become a contractor and do contract work for my US employer (see previous question if you are curious of the whole backstory). I don't think ...
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Should I have multiple employers file H-1B petitions for me?

I have great offers from 2 distinct companies, A and B, in the United States. I recently became aware that it is perfectly legal for different, unrelated employers to each file an H-1B petition for me....
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Remote work in Europe for EU citizen. How does it work from the legal point of view?

I'm a software developer from Latvia (EU country). I am planning to marry a Brazilian woman and move to Brazil this year for a permanent living. But I will still have EU citizenship. So I would like ...
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Employment letter for H1B - can it have an electronic signature instead of an ink signature

I am an Indian citizen (with an Indian passport) working in Paris on a long stay French visa (valid until 28/Apr/2015). I have a PHD from a US university in 2013 and a job offer (job starts 1/May/...
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Work Permit for Summer Work In UK

I am originally from Pakistan, and am now studying in Germany. If I wanted to do a summer internship in UK (full time) what type of Visa would I need? Is this possible at all? I see that Tier 2 (...
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Which one of these Caribbean Islands have the less complicate process to migrate with a EU Passport?

I have an Italian EU Passport, I would like to move to the territory of an EU country, outside Europe (Caribbean Islands). Which one of these islands have the less complicated process and do you have ...
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Can i apply for H1B visa from Netherlands being an Indian Expats

I am from India came to Netherlands as an expat, i have valid residence permit till 2016. Can i apply H1B visa from Netherlands?
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Indian citizen planning to marry a Polish citizen

I'm an Indian citizen and I'm planning to marry my Polish girlfriend. After the marriage, we are considering the option of moving to Poland. I wanted to know if I can move to Poland right away after ...
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Working for a US-Based Company Remotely in the Netherlands

My wife was recently accepted to a graduate degree program in the Netherlands and we are preparing to make the move later this year. I'm wondering what I need to know about continuing to work for my ...
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Germany: Extending residence permit (Aufenthaltstitel) after becoming self-employed

I have lived in Germany with job specific Aufenthaltstitel for more than 3 years. I have worked in two companies in this time, and when I got hired for the second job I went to Ausländerbehörde and ...
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Can a dependent continue working after primary visa holder's leave is curtailed?

I am a UK tier 2 visa holder and am planning on leaving my job to return to the states. From my understanding the UKBA allows me 60 additional days after they finish processing that I have left my job....
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How to terminate a UK tier 2 visa?

I am a UK tier 2 visa holder from the US. I am considering leaving my job and returning to the US. From my understanding this will cause the UKBA to curtail my leave We will curtail your leave in the ...
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How to go and get work in Silicon Valley without applying for visa by myself?

My dream is to go and get work in Silicon Valley (USA). But I heard that I would not get work visa directly (and if I say true, I don't want to apply for that for my self and waste my money in all ...
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English speaking countries that allow an alien single parent to live based on a child's work permit visa

Background: I'm from Asia working in the US for the past 2 years on an H1B visa in the IT industry. I'm here with my wife & a just-born son. My father recently passed away & consequently my ...
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Short term stay in Ireland while employed by US company - work permit required?

I am a South African working remotely as a software engineer for a US company. My work can be done from anywhere in the world and so I plan on combining it with some travel. Ireland is an obvious ...
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Is it possible to switch from tourist visa to other status while in Japan?

I am looking for academic jobs and Japan came up as one potential possibility. I am in the USA now and my visa is tied to my work here, meaning that when my appointment is up, I need to leave. There ...
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Do I need a visa to work for a university in the US from Europe?

I am currently working in a university in the US with a J1 visa which is about to expire. I have negotiated with my supervisor to keep working with him for three months more but from my home country ...
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Entering USA on E3 visa more than 10 days before the start of the job

I have a job offer from a USA company and I'm now in the process of applying for the E3 visa. The visa condition states that I can enter USA only 10 days before the start of my job. Is there a way to ...
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J visa: how to handle gap between appointments? [closed]

Suppose the following situation: A postdoc is staying in the USA on a J1 visa at institute X (2 yr home residency requirement applies). She is offered another postdoc position at institute Y. The ...
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Is it possible for an Indian citizen with matriculation to get US work permit?

I am 26 year old and work as PHP developer. I have passed matriculation. How can or what are the steps i should take to get work permit in USA or at any developed country for that matter?
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What are the consequences of recent US immigration reform for high-skilled (technology) workers?

On the immigration reform enacted by President Obama, BBC News writes (emphasis mine): The question, of course, is just how much the US economy could benefit from President Obama's proposal, which ...
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Australia visa Immigrant country-of-origin preferences?

Just a general question for those lucky enough to hold dual-triple-etc citizenships. Does Australia Immigration have preferences/bias to the number of skilled independent worker visa's (subclass 189) ...
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How much money in account is satisfactory for applying to Work and Live in Australia (Skilled Independent visa (subclass 189))?

I am single, 25 years old, software engineer with 2.5 years of working experience. I want to apply for immigrant visa from Pakistan to Australia. How much money in account is satisfactory for ...
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Can I look for work in Germany as a visitor?

Is it possible to apply for jobs if I come to Germany as a visitor ? The details: I'm a Canadian citizen and I work in tech (which I've been told is a less regulated field to get into). I'm aware of ...
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Does having a misdemeanor on my criminal record affect chances of getting a Australian/NZ Visa?

Long Story Short: I'm a graduate student looking to move to Australia for work from the USA. During my first year of graduate school, I fell into being "in the wrong place at the wrong time" and was ...
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Visa run from Korea to Japan

I am currently doing a paid internship in South Korea and have a 3 Months C4 visa (something went wrong during the 6 months visa preparation). As my internship lasts for 6 Months I have to leave Korea,...
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Can a British citizen with a Non- EU or Non-UK partner live and work in the EU?

I am British citizen and my partner of 6 years is a South African citizen. We have been living between South Africa and Asia for the past 3 years. We would like to move to Italy or Spain. I know that,...
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Can I work remotely while in the UK on a working holiday visa? [closed]

I'm a dual citizen of the United States and Canada. I work and live in the United States. I'd like to visit the United Kingdoms for a year on a working holiday visa (acquired as a Canadian), while ...
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L1B Visa question [closed]

My L1B and petition expired on 10 Sept 2013, but I had valid I94 through Jan 2016. I have stayed in the US for 2 year 6 months. Due to a family emergency, I had to fly back to India on Oct 4th. I ...