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does the French government, upon the return, have the authority to ban the entry based on COVID-19 grounds? The French government has the authority to prevent even European Union citizens from entering France on grounds of public health. EU citizens have very strong rights to enter and reside in other EU countries. These rights are much stronger than ...


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There is no such requirement to relax. The requirement is that the permanent resident not abandon his or her residence in the United States. But there is no specific threshold for the duration of absence that causes a permanent resident to lose that status. The determination of abandonment is made individually in each case. Someone who has been away for ...


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For temporary foreign workers (not to be confused with TFW program), you may be able to enter Canada if you meet specific requirements for your travel to be essential. If you are normally a resident of Canada (e.g. you were just on vacation in India for a few weeks until the crisis), you can almost definitely return. Otherwise, you will need your port of ...


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As far as the documentary requirements for returning to the US, the green card by itself allows you to return to the US after an absence of less than one year. You can always be asked to prove that you maintained residence in the US, no matter how long or short your absence was. (It's possible to be found to have abandoned residence even if each of your ...


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The answer to both your questions is unfortunately, no. For UK visas, it is required biometrics are taken for each application. There is, as of yet, no relaxation of this requirement. And Tier 4 visas are not one of the categories of visa which can be applied from outside a country you are resident in. However, in your situation, I would be cautiously ...


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Quoting from IRCC If you’re an international student who has a valid study permit, or were approved for a study permit on or before March 18, 2020, you’re exempt from the travel restrictions. They also mention that: When you arrive in Canada, we’ll assess your health before you leave the port of entry. You must have a plan to quarantine for 14 ...


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USCIS is not usually involved in determination whether a permanent resident can return to the US. It would be the immigration officers at entry, part of the CBP, or the immigration judges in immigration court, that would deal with eligibility for entry. USCIS does deal with whether a permanent resident has enough continuous residence to qualify for ...


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There is grounds to seek an exception in this situation. I contacted Abode Migration Lawyers and this was their response: The issue of the border being closed – both for people wanting to enter Australia and leave, is helpful for you to keep in the mind – that the overarching legal principles and considerations of Border Force in letting you out of ...


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The administration has changed its mind, and rescinded the rule change.


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The administration has changed its mind, and rescinded the rule change.


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US Immigrant visas cannot be extended. However: Because your inability to travel to the US is for reasons outside of your control, you can have the visa replaced (paying once again any required fees) before the end of the fiscal year. You should contact the consulate that issued the visa for information about this option. If you've done the above and the ...


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