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Why does my new California drivers license say "LIMITED-TERM"?

A little sleuthing at the wayback machine shows that California was not actually certified compliant with Real ID until May 25th of this year. Before that, they were for a brief while "under review," ...
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I have a Massachusetts driver's license and I moved to California: how long do I have to get a California's driving license?

Have a look at the California DMV's Information For Persons New To California. Then follow the link for How to apply for a driver license if you are over 18 (mirror): If you become a California ...
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Will I lose my green card after divorce?

If you immigrate by being petitioned by a US citizen or permanent resident, and you have been married for less than 2 years on the date you become a permanent resident, you will become a conditional ...
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Can a f-2 visa holder request for status termination to re-marry a US citizen?

You cannot be married to two different people in the US, it's a crime (it doesn't matter where you've gotten married). So you'll have to divorce your current spouse (the F-1 holder), and as a ...
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How should I move my personal belongings from Amsterdam to California?

I haven't moved from EU to USA, but I did the reverse, several years ago. First, you can get the best overview of the options by simply googling "international move", optionally with the start and ...
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Do I have to wait for ITIN to file California taxes for H4 spouse?

To the best of my knowledge the holder of a H1-B visa must possess a SSN and you make your first tax return a joint federal filing with the H4 dependent spouse's ITIN application on the front. Every ...
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California car insurance for rental cars?

According to California DMV, The following minimum liability insurance is required for private passenger vehicles: $15,000 for injury/death to one person. (Also known as bodily injury liability) $30,...
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Will the California DMV issue a REAL ID driver's license for six months if my green card expires in six months?

You should get a full-time Real ID license. From https://www.dmv.ca.gov/portal/driver-licenses-identification-cards/real-id/what-is-real-id/real-id-info-non-u-s-citizens/: Any Californian who can ...
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Must we show our prenup agreement to the immigration office/officer?

Pre-nuptial agreements are common in the US. Having one is not of itself a problem in a green card application, nor in a marriage. Their existence is not published, nor made available to any ...
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Should foreigners file divorce in the US if they would do it in their home country's embassy in the US?

1- Should the dependent person (F-2 visa holder in this case) leave the US as soon as the divorce is accepted in their home country? "Accepted" means finalized? Then yes, since your ...
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Renewing Expired California Drivers License

Written test — Yes. Road test - Unlikely in the past, and even less likely in these COVID times, but always possible. It'd be best to be prepared to demonstrate your driving abilities. The applicant ...
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Moving from London To California, what are my options?

This answer is specific to trying to work while on a B1/B2 visit visa or the equivalent visa waiver. Very early in working at a legal, on-the-books job, usually in the first day, you will be asked to ...
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