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F4 category dependent

I petitioned for my brother and his family in F4 category. I-130 was submitted on September 25, 2009 and was approved on 10/16/2009 after only couple of weeks. My nephew turns 21 in 2021 and PD will ...
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Girl friend is in Cameroon and wants to bring in Germany

I am looking at this https://www.bmi.bund.de/SharedDocs/kurzmeldungen/EN/2020/08/einreise-unverheirateter-paare-en.html It looks promising for me to bring my fiance from Cameroon to Germany. I have ...
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When Does the 12 Months for Using My US Driving License Start?

So, I came to the UK on a visitor visa in October of this year. But since COVID happened, we were allowed to apply for my spouse visa with me still in the country, so I didn't have to leave. We are ...
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IHS asks incorrect info

I am applying for a General student visa (Tier 4) for myself, and for a Tier 4 dependant visa for my wife. I am currently outside of UK. After filling my visa application, I was redirected to the IHS ...
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UK ancestry visa time for staying

I just got approved for my uk ancestry visa I just wanted to know if I need to stay in the UK at least 6 continuous months each year or if I can leave, but I just can't be out of the country for more ...
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Live in Vietnam and work remotely in a non-Vietnam based company on a tourist visa

Can a Russian citizen legally live for several years in Vietnam and work remotely in a non-Vietnam based company, while having a valid tourist visa? I argue with my friend that it is not legally ...
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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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How do these in-house letterboxes work?

I just moved to Prague and my new house has the letter boxes in the hallway, meaning that in order to throw letters in you have to enter through the main door which is usually locked. I did receive a ...
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Is it true that you don't need a degree to work as an “IT specialist” in Germany? What exactly classifies as “IT specialist” in this context?

I've already seen the questions Do I need a degree in IT to apply for an EU Blue Card as a software engineer or is any degree enough? and What's my degree worth in Germany?. Both answers state ...
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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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Declaring Foreign Joint Bank accounts Netherlands

I live and work in the Netherlands. My 30% ruling is about to end during this year (2021) so for the current year's income tax return I will be asked to declare all my foreign bank accounts. I am ...
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How to read Unique Client Identifier (UCI) for Canadian Express Entry application?

I am applying on the Canadian Express Entry scheme. In the application form they asked me if I have ever applied for immigration, refugee or citizenship status of Canada before? I did apply for a ...
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Where and how do I collect my UK visa in Germany? [migrated]

I am German and I applied for a UK visa using the online form. Please excuse my naivete, but I have not dealt with any of this before and I am just starting to see all the details that I am missing. ...
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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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Losing Blue Card upon pay cut

Do I lose my Blue Card if my salary drops below the threshold, due to any reason like changing jobs, or getting a pay cut? Or is it going to stay valid until the expire date for as long as I am still ...
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Can I apply for UK Visitor visa from the USA on a B1/B2 visa?

I am an Indian Citizen on a B1/B2 visa visiting my son in the US. After visiting my son, I want to travel to the UK on a visitor visa. Can I apply for the UK visitor visa from the US?
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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 I get a(n internationally-recognized) Debit card in the Netherlands?

Some airline companies (easyJet in particular) don't seem to offer payment with iDEAL, but do seem offer a reduced fee (quite significantly reduced - 9 EUR or so) for using a debit card, e.g. ...
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Staying outside the US between 6 and 12 months while keeping US employment & US home: will it disrupt the continuity of residence for naturalization?

I read on 8 C.F.R. 316.5(c)(1)(i), echoed by https://www.uscis.gov/policy-manual/volume-12-part-d-chapter-3: (c) Disruption of continuity of residence - (1) Absence from the United States - (i) For ...
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Has the USCIS relaxed the requirements on being present in the US to maintain one's permanent resident status (green card) in response to COVID-19?

Has the USCIS (United States Citizenship and Immigration Services) relaxed the requirements on being physically present in the United States to maintain one's permanent resident status (a.k.a. green ...
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French visa for spouse (Talent)

I am an Indian national, planning to apply for a Talent visa to join a postdoctoral position in France. My wife is also planning to accompanying me. She has just completed M.Sc. My specific question ...
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10 years ban after , what next

In 2011 I solicited an agent to get me a school in London after which he procured the documents for filling the application,little did I know the bank statement was fake which resulted to a Ban.now ...
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Freelancing in the Netherlands when residing there with a work permit

In the Netherlands, there are separate visas for freelancers and employees of other companies. As I understand it one is only allowed to work for the company which has the employee permit for the ...
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Applying for a work permit in Sweden as a self employed person

I am a non-eu citizen and am considering, in the future (a few years), moving to Sweden. I need advice about how to do this as a self employed person. I have been reading this page: https://www....
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US OPT extension and H1B Visa

If I finish a 1Y course in the USA that offers 1 year OPT extension. After OPT extension is finished I have to vacate the USA or if I have found the job and the company that I am working with can help ...
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What is currently happening with Kris Wu? [closed]

What is currently happening with Kris Wu?Have you heard of Kris Wu from Exo?
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What happens to my UK driving licence when I exchange it for an Irish driving licence?

What happens to my UK driving licence when I exchange it for an Irish one? I've heard it gets returned to the DVLA in Swansea. Does it become void afterwards? Can I purchase a replacement UK licence ...
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How to prove dependency of a family member on EU citizen?

I'm a German citizen living & working in Austria. My parents are non-eu. I want to practice my right and invite them to live with me in Austria according to the Freedom of Movement Act/EU. However ...
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I have Master (Equivalent) and Bachelor degree (Conditionally comparable), which one will be used to assess for German work Visa

I have been offered the role of “Software developer” but my three years master degree is in 'is Equivalent' and my Bachelor degree is 'Conditionally comparable' status in the Anabin database. Both ...
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May an F-2 visa holder marry inside the US with a US citizen/green card holder without ending the previous marriage?

If someone with F-2 visa status comes to the US, then wants to marry with a US citizen/green card holder, should he/she ends/gets divorce of his/her previous wife/husband even if their marriage ...
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UK Visa signature at appointment

I'm applying for a skilled worker UK visa. I had my biometrics appointment. The document checklist says I should not sign it until I am "at my appointment". Does that just mean to not sign ...
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Changing jobs after 6 months as a Blue Card holder

I have been working in Germany for 6 months as a software developer with my blue card. The company's name is not written on the card, but it is written on an extra paper that came with the card. I ...
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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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Registering for the Belgian elections 2019

A Belgian uitgeschreven (means having unregistered residency) and living abroad in the East. Is this person obliged to register to vote, and do they have to vote, because they received an email from ...
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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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Italy: How to withdraw INPS contributions?

I have made two years worth of INPS contributions to the Italian Pension system. My wife who made similar contributions in Austria, was able to withdraw her entire amount minus some fees. I already ...
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Can I reuse the certificate of sponsorship after Tier 2 general visa refusal if the COS status is still “assigned”?

I made an application for UK Tier 2 general visa as I had a valid CoS and other documents as well. I failed to provide UK NARIC report for proof of English language. So, the decision was refusal for ...
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How can I get the Authorization of stay for non-work practice for Spain aka the Autorización de estancia para practicas no laborales

I am going to be doing a work placement in Spain quite soon and I am trying to get information about the Authorization of stay for non work practices which apparently is what a student doing an unpaid ...
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I live in Taiwan. A major US bank wants to close my checking account, what should I do?

My wife and I are both US citizens. We opened a joint checking account with Wells Fargo bank in US in 1991. We moved back to our home town (Taipei, Taiwan) after I retired in 2009. During the past 12 ...
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Am I eligible for a Dutch passport or citizenship?

Long History short: My mother married my father (actually step-father (Dutch Citizen)) when I was 8 years old and proceeded to raise me as his own child. Now I am 26 and I was wondering if I was ...
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Bounce phone numbers [closed]

I'm planning on going to Europe to study for a year and have heard of using a bounce number. Can only guess that that means a different number shows up instead of the number I'm calling from. If ...
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Can you get married on a visitor visa in the Netherlands?

If I live in the Netherlands as a non-Dutch EU citizen and would like to marry my non-EU-citizen fiancee (with the intent of having them come and stay) there, the immigration service's website seems ...
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Germany : application for Spouse visa while applying for work visa at the same time [duplicate]

I have a question, if a spouse visa can be applied when I am applying for work visa in Germany. Little more detail. Currently, I am in Singapore. My spouse is Chinese and I am Indian. I am planning to ...
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UK visa: “Are your partner or children applying with you?”. Yes or No if my partner will only join later?

I am currently applying for a UK visa. My partner is planning to join me in future as a dependant, but is not going to apply right now (probably not this year). On the online application form there is ...
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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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Non-EU + DE Niederlassungserlaubnis --> CZ Work Contract and work from DE?

I have a German Niederlassungserlaubnis (got it recently). I have a Czech Republic (CZ) based entity's job offer in the meanwhile, who seems to be ok with me working mostly remote (may be one week per ...
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I have an EU residence permit for one country does applying for another country cancel my current one out?

I am a non-eu citizen on a spouse temporary visa for Germany. I have been admitted into a Masters course in Italy and need to apply for my visa to start the semester online in September. I won't be ...
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I'm leaving Germany for 5 months on Erasmus exchange, how can I have unemployment benefits and insurance paid?

My contract will be over in February, because I will move to Portugal to begin my ERASMUS mobility. I need to know how can I receive unemployment benefits (I will have worked on a contract for 24 ...
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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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Changing title in the same company under Blue Card

I have blue card, and I want to change my role within the same employer. Working hours, address, and salary are all same as well. Do I need to get approval from Foreigners Office? I haven't completed ...

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