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“The Name of Company/Organisation/Employer” for a freelancer?

I'm a freelance programmer (working outside of UK); I'm trying to apply for a UK Business Visitor visa, and I guess the most proper "working status" for my case is "Self employed". However, when I ...
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Canada: How to create Job seeker account in Job Bank?

As per the news letter received from CIC Canada, Below is the point mentioned: To complete your online Express Entry profile, you will need to create a Job Seeker Account with Job Bank so you can ...
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Visa application - what working status can be used for a freelancer?

I'm applying for a UK visa, and one of question is about my current working status. I'm working as a freelancer (mainly for one company, but I'm not employed). What option should I use? Employed ...
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UK ILR/Permanent Residency Automatically Canceled after 2 years of being overseas?

I have an Indefinite leave to remain (ILR) in UK. However, I have been away from the UK for two years and I need to travel to the UK to visit my son who is a British Citizen. My explicit purpose for ...
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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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How pensions work for a French person working in Japan

After working for 4 years in France, I have been working for 6 years already in Japan (both as a full-time employee). How do pensions work in that case? Do years in France and years in Japan get ...
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Administrative mail keeps coming for a person who moved out of Japan

I continue to receive administrative mail (mostly from insurance and city hall) addressed to a person who has left Japan already. I scan and email her the content every time, but letters keep coming. ...
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Moving to germany to stay with my girlfriend

I have a girlfriend in Germany and she is pregnant with my child and she has one year Germany resident and she is not working yet, and the job center is paying her, and I'm from Italy and have Italian ...
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What address does a US Citizen living abroad and employed as a consultant by a foreign company put on a W-9 FORM?

I am a US citizen who has lived in Thailand on a yearly-renewable non-immigrant business visa for the past 5 years. I have been religiously paying my dues and filing my Thai income tax returns but was ...
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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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What should I do in order to move to the United States?

I have a really generic question and nobody has given me a satisfactory answer: let's say I live in Italy and one day I wake up and I want to move to the USA permanently, what are the legal steps to ...
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Student visa to tourist visa in France

So I'm currently in France on a student visa. Can I stay in France under a tourist visa (for 3 months under the Schengen policy) if I decide to stop studying?
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Query on point system of Express entry Canada

I got an IELTS score being Non-English as primary language: Listening-6.5 Reading-6.0 Writing-6.0 Speaking-6.0 My wife has an IELTS score: Listening-7.0 Reading-5.5 Writing-6.0 Speaking-6.0 How ...
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Left The Netherlands in the middle of the year. Am I eligible for tax refund?

I worked in The Netherlands at my previous employer from August 2013 until July 2014 and I was granted the 30% ruling. After this, I moved to Ireland for a new job. Should I expect to get some tax ...
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United Kingdom Difference between NN4B and NHS number [closed]

Read something called NHS number that is like a unique identifier for people used by hospitals. Also the heard that there is something called NN4B which assigns NHS numbers for babies. Question: Is ...
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German courses in Rostock

I have recently (six months ago) moved to Rostock and I am working full time as a consultant of a German company. My contract has been reconfirmed for another full year, with good chances to keep ...
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How to get the US State Department to authenticate my Federal Tax Filing [closed]

I am in the process of applying for permanent residency in a Latin American country. As part of the process, said LA country has requested authenticated copies of my US taxes for the past 3 years. I ...
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National Health Insurance in Korea

Where do I go to register for the National Health Insurance in South Korea if I am there on an intra-company transfer visa?
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Where in Toronto can I rent a mailbox to receive packages with a street address?

I move around a lot so I need an address to get stuff & I'm having trouble finding a mailbox service rental that: accepts packages as long as they are open; 24hr access to the box; in downtown ...
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Moving to Germany with my EU girlfriend

I am non EU citizen. I have a tourist visa for 3 months. I am now in Germany. My girlfriend is Swedish and we were living together for 1 year in UAE. She got an offer in Germany and she is moving 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 legal for an L1 US visa holder to trade in “Options” in USA?

I am L1 visa holder working in USA for the last 2 years and I want to trade in Options. Is it legal to do so?
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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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Ontario open work permit: What next? Can I travel? [closed]

I live in Scarborough - Ontario, granted me an open work permit until 2016. I know I need to remove the SIN card, and health card. What are yet my responsibilities? During the duration of a work ...
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Dual citizenship Italy/USA, Italian resident, do I need to pay taxes in Italy for a job for a US client?

I have dual citizenship, Italian /USA. I am a resident in Italy. I normally pay all my taxes in Italy. Is it possible to pay taxes in USA on one job (service work-self employed) that I did for an ...
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What countries are easy for a US citizen to move to? [closed]

Are there any countries that are easy for a US citizen to move to? With "easy" I am here not referring to aspects such as that the country is located geographically near continental USA. Rather I am ...
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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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Internet in Belgium without residence card

I have recently moved to Belgium, working here for a year, with a type D long stay visa (I am not European). I rented an apartment and applied for a residence card. However, I was told it is a rather ...
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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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Driving car in France on non-French driving license

I have been in France for 6 months, 3 months as tourist and now for next 3 months onward as a French resident (5 year titre de sejour). I am non-EU citizen and I carry Dubai, UAE driving license which ...
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Canadian living 6 months in Korea - need advice on ARC (Alien registration card)

I'm going to be living in Korea for 6 months, working remotely for an American company. So I don't have any special study or work visa for Korea. The Korean consulate tells me I need a special visa to ...
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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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Skill assessments for Australian PR process

I am thinking of applying for an Australian PR (skilled independent visa subclass 189). Both I and my wife are software engineers. For this visa would both of us have to get our skills assessed by ...
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Do I need to fill out an AR-11, if my address is the same as I get my Social Security to?

After having moved to the United States, I've camped around the Bay area for 6 months, using Airbnb, and trying out different living conditions. Throughout these time, I haven't completed an AR-11, ...
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Two questions about South Africa and crime

I have been offered an IT consulting job in Cape Town and wanted to ask some questions as my wife has concerns about the safety there. We would be moving from the USA. The first question is about ...
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Am I eligible to the US green card lottery program?

I would like to apply for the US green card lottery program. I was born in India but currently hold Danish citizenship. Am I eligible for the green card lottery program?
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How to get local accent as fast as possible?

I am a French native and I will be in the US for the coming one or two years. As every French people, my English was learned through orthograph and grammar so basically I do not know how to have a ...
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Health Insurance in Austria and “Fragebogen zur Unfallerhebung”

I'm from Italy and I've moved in Austria. Since I wasn't born in this country I don't know the language well, and I don't know how stuffs work here. I felt down while skiing and the doctor gave me ...
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Studying in another EU country as a EU long-term resident

I have the status mentioned in the title and I have obtained this permit in the Netherlands. The directive that created this status (2003/109/EG and later 2011/51/EU) states that I should be able to ...
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How to find a good photographer/company to make proper passport photos for a Dutch passport issued by a Dutch consulate abroad?

The Netherlands have photo requirements that differ from those required by the Belgium authorities. Each time I have to renew a passport it is always a big gamble to get proper pictures. On many ...
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Born in France before jus soli was repealed (but in the same year)

As mentioned here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/French_nationality_law The 1993 Méhaignerie Law required children born in France of foreign parents to request French nationality at adulthood, ...
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Spouse H4B VISA has been scheduled. What if my contract got terminated before Interview date?

I am working in USA with H1B VISA. My H1b Sponser is my employer and I am working for their client projects on contracts. My wife is travelling to India(Our Home Country) next week. Since her VISA is ...
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Should (or can) I submit my academic degrees while applying for permanent residence in the US?

I am on a fiance visa in USA and I have married a US citizen. Now I want to apply for permanent residence. Since I hope to apply for a job in technical field later on in the US, should (or can) I ...
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Working in Switzerland with a Romanian passport

I am an Israeli that also has a Romanian citizenship. I got a job offer from an Israeli company that has offices in Zurich and were interested in employing me there. According to what I've read, EU ...
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What to consider when purchasing a mattress prior to an international move?

My wife and I are planning on moving abroad to West Africa in two years. We just got married in the U.S. and need to get a new mattress. We'd like to take our mattress with us to West Africa because ...
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Leaving Australia as a dual national but without an Australian passport

My children and I will soon be Australian dual nationals. My wife insists that some of her friends in a similar situation have never bothered applying for Australian passports for their kids: instead, ...
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Can I have French citizenship?

Unlike others, my story have a bit different. My father is a French before I was born. However, due to the difficulty of Vietnamese government, he could not admit me as his son. Now, VN accepted dual ...
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Dual Citizenship travel to Cuba via America [closed]

This is actually a question a friend of mine had that I couldn't answer directly and really don't know the laws specifically. If a person already has dual citizenship (specifically American and Dutch)...
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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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National Insurance Number

I worked in the UK from 1976 - 1989 and am currently living in Italy. I would like to return to work and live in the UK. Is my previous NI number still valid?

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