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Can I work for a British Umbrella Company while resident in Italy?

I am currently living and working in the UK, but may need to move to Italy within the next year. My current employer is willing to employ me as a contractor while I am abroad but do not want to get ...
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Is there a proposed change allowing H1B-ers spouses to work?

One of alleged proposed changes in immigration reform is allowing spouses of H1B holders to work. Spouses of H-1B Visa Holders May Soon Be Allowed to Work in the U.S. The U.S. is planning ...
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How to obtain car insurance in the EU if I do not live in any country more than 180 days [closed]

I want to live in the UK for 160 days and Sweden for 160 days, remaining days on holiday usually other EU countries.All efforts to obtain advice about car insurance fail as I will not be in any ...
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Practicing German in daily activity to prepare for time abroad

English is my first language. I have taken four semesters of university German in preparation to go abroad in 2015 to work and study. My question is this - how can I practice and improve my German in ...
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E2 (treaty investor) US visa and crowdfunding money as an investment

Will it be possible for startup founders, crowdfunded by e.g. Kickstarter, to apply for e-2 (e2) treaty investor US visa (given that owners have citizenship of a treaty country, and they have 50% of ...
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Maximum amount of time I can spend in France and not be considered a fiscal resident

I would like to know what the maximum amount of time I can spend in France and not be considered a fiscal resident. I rent a house full time but do not live in France full time or file taxes in ...
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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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Shipping, freight forwarding, or international moving company?

For a transatlantic move between North America and Europe, what are the pros and cons of the different alternatives for bringing my stuff? Assume the stuff I want to take fits in 6 moving boxes of ...
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Blue British Passport Renewal

Can the blue British passport be renewed? It's written British subject on national status. It belongs to my dad, I want a British passport for myself.
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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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How common is life insurance with tech jobs in Canada?

I need to get an idea of how common it is for tech jobs in Canada to offer life insurance policies. I know from experience that, in the US, this is a really common thing, but I haven't been able to ...
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What is required to get car insurance in Australia?

I'll be arriving in Australia (Melbourne) on 18 March 2015. I'll need to buy a car very soon after I arrive and I'll need to get car insurance. I have a full Irish driving license and 7 year's ...
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Applying for ACS skills assessment and student visa [closed]

I have applied to few colleges in Australia for my masters degree and I am expecting to study there starting from August. For this to happen I will also be applying for a student visa in a couple of ...
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Confusion about EHIC for a student in the UK

I am a Ph.D. student funded by an EU grant studying in the UK. As such, I have registered with a GP once I arrived in the UK and received an NHS number. Due to my field of study I regularly travel ...
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Can I invite my parents from inside another EU country?

My parents are nationals of a non-EU country. I am an EU national going to live in France (and I am not French). I am wondering whether I can invite them (i.e. ask French authorities to issue ...
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As an American, can I work in New Zealand for a US company?

I work for a company in the United States, but I work online remotely and can do so from anywhere. I would like to get an IEP Work Exchange visa. I have looked into it, and it seems that I qualify. ...
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How to rent an appartment in Germany as a fresh settler?

When I've arrived to Germany, the first thing I've need to do was to search for an appartment. What striked me, was hard for me to comprehend 'excentrity' of the landlords who required job contract (...
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When are social security contributions paid in France?

I need to register for French social security (CMU de base) for the first time. I don't fall under the employer, self-employed or student schemes. I do have income, though, so it will cost me and the ...
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Does foreign earned, excluded income count as gross income for the filing requirement?

For a US citizen who qualifies for the foreign earned income exclusion, does income excluded in this way count towards gross income, as it relates to having to file an income tax return? I understand ...
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Authentication of US birth certificate before Guatemalan wedding

The web site for the US Embassy in Guatemala says that to get married in Guatemala, I must present my passport and birth certificate and that Any non-Guatemalan documents presented to the marriage ...
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When to apply Next H1B Visa when I completed 6 years in L1 Visa

I will be completing 6 Years on my L1 Visa in the month of September-2014 and according to rule i can come back to USA after 1 yr completion of my stay outside US. My question is when can i apply for ...
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Should a potential green card applicant change their name before starting the green card process?

My wife is a Brazilian citizen (I am a US citizen), and we wanted to begin the process of applying for a green card for permanent residency in the US. Right now, she is an F-1 student visa with 1-year ...
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Query on “Certificate of qualification (trade occupations)” - Express Entry

In this link, I would like to understand the meaning of "Certificate of qualification (trade occupations)". For NOC code - 2713("Software Engineer"), What kind of certification is required despite ...
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Determining employer-employee relationship for H1B visa

I am an Indian citizen with an Indian passport, working in Paris, France on a long stay/scientific visa. I have been offered a job (faculty position) from a US university from which I also hold a ...
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Obtaining UK Residence Permit

I am a citizen of Mauritius married to the UK citizen and I have a child with him. According to UK immigration law, to be abe to sponsor his family for residence he needs to earn £18,300 per year, ...
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Can you drive in California with Indian License?

I am going to be in California for 9 months as an exchange student (J1 visa). I hold a valid Indian driving license. Can I drive using my indian license or do I need to get my International Driving ...
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How far back does USA care where you lived, when applying for citizenship based on 3+ years of marriage

This has 2 questions that I felt were sufficiently related to be together in one posting. I have marked the questions in bold text. According to the information here at uscis.gov, a person may ...
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A different name on Green Card and foreign passport - is this a problem during exit or re-entry while living in USA?

I am from a Finnish family but hold a Swedish citizenship, and have now for some years lived in USA as a permanent resident (Green Card holder). My wife is a US citizen. For personal reasons (such as ...
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Is it safe to take a job offer in EU when green card would expire

I have a Green Card in USA and it is scheduled to expire in July this year and have been offered a 6-month contract role in Switzerland. Even though the company would need me to start within the next ...
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First draw results from Express Entry pool - Canada

I learnt that first draw of Express Entry pool(Canada) will happen in last week of Jan. Looks like Canada immigration process is not as strong/stable as New Zealand immigration process in terms of ...
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Can I withdraw a J1 visa that is being issued?

My J-1 visa was approved and it is currently being issued by the US consulate. However, during my interview at the consulate I found out that I will be subjected to the 2-year rule, which I only got ...
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Can I pass my UK driver's licence with my EU (French) passport?

I have lived in London for 5 years now. My passport is French, can I still pass my theory and practical test here? It mentions needing a valid UK passport or other form of ID. I just want to make sure ...
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Tax liability of US citizen expat working as an independent contractor for a US company

I am a US citizen living and working in Hong Kong (long enough to qualify for the foreign tax exclusion.) However, I have recently picked up some contractor work with a US company and they are going ...
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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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Health insurance when moving to France

I am an EU citizen (not French), but my spouse is not. We are considering moving to France, where initially only I would have a job. What choices would my spouse have for health insurance and what ...
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What's my degree worth in Germany?

I'm looking to apply for a YMA and hopefully work in my field in Germany. I have a Canadian Bachelor's in Software Engineering and I'm trying to find out what the specifics are for that field in ...
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Keeping your US Phone Number

Planning to move to Europe in the next year. Is it possible for me to keep my internet phone that I have in the US with some reasonable level of service (no dropping of conversation, no delay in ...
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Is it possible to pay no income tax by moving in EU? [duplicate]

Many of the EU countries that I know require one to stay in their territory for 183 days before one become eligible for paying income tax. Amusing that A, B and C are among the EU countries that ...
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Does mainland China require businesses to provide maternity leave?

I have frequently considered taking a job in China that would last several years. If we had a child during our time there, would my wife automatically receive maternity leave, or does the government ...
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If you give up your US Citizenship, what happens to your active passports?

If you're now living in a new country and have a US passport, and decide to take on the citizenship of said new country - sometimes you're unable to have dual citizenship. In this case, let's say you'...
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Access to health care services in Catalunya

I'm a UK national living part of the time in Catalunya. I have, and have used, my EHIC card to access health services. However I would like to establish a more permanent arrangement if possible. I ...
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What is the minimum level of experience required to gain a US H1B visa?

As I understand it, one of the requirements to be granted a H1B US working visa is that you possess a degree from a US college, or 12 years working experience in the relevant field. I've also read a ...
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Visible Tattoos as ESL teacher in Thailand?

I am a qualified american English as a Second Language teacher looking for jobs in Thailand and I was curious if my non-offensive partial hand tattoo would be a deal breaker?
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Opening student bank account in UK from New Zealand

I am planning on starting my studies in the UK later this year and I will spend roughly three years there (possibly staying on to find work). I would like to open a bank account in the UK from my ...
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Process to apply for NSNP stream - Canada

Here is the two step process provided in this link to apply for "NOVA SCOTIA DEMAND: EXPRESS ENTRY". I would like to confirm, if I need to send applications at two different destinations at a time, ...
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How to bring a cat from Mexico to United States on a flight?

I have US citizenship, my wife is a Mexican citizen working on her visa. She has a cat she can't live without and I am trying to figure out how to get it up here. Do I just talk to the airport and pay ...
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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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Express Entry System- Canada [closed]

As per the conventional point system(CPS) given in this link, Does the principal applicant need to score 67 points as per below chart(as eligibility) before creating express entry profile? Because ...
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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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