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Moving for a new job in England from Germany during Corona

You can book a hotel room for two weeks, self-isolate there, and only start looking for apartments after that. Extraordinary circumstances may call for extraordinary measures and, in some cases, ...
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Moving for a new job in England from Germany during Corona

In reference to gerrit's suggestion, if I were in your shoes I would look at whether a short-term furnished apartment or studio (i.e., with a kitchen) would be less expensive than a hotel. Such ...
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Moving for a new job in England from Germany during Corona

And does the UK usually give some buffer time before applying the new classifications or does it happen immediately upon announcement? They generally give 30 hours of advanced notice (based on how ...
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Can a European country (e.g France) forbid the entry of foreign nationals with a residence permit? (COVID-19)

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 ...
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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?

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 ...
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Canadian PGWP expiring in September: chances of entry denial at border?

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 ...
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More than 6 months outside USA for a greencard holder?

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 ...
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Travel within EU with expired passport

From the information you've given, it seems you don't have much choice. Because of the reason for your late application, you're extremely unlikely to get into any trouble even if you might strictly ...
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Can I leave my house during the 14 days of self-isolation if I have to take a flight out of UK?

If you’re travelling to the UK for less than 14 days, you will be expected to self-isolate for the length of your stay, but you can travel directly to your place of departure. Exceptions from ...
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Can you apply for UK Tier IV visa from outside your home country?

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 ...
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Moving for a new job in England from Germany during Corona

Keep an eye on the figures here. While it’s not been officially announced, the UK policy seems to be to remove European countries from the quarantine exemption when they go above 20 new cases per week ...
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International student going to Canada

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. ...
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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?

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 ...
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Traveling logistics for getting a TN-visa during COVID

Just to answer my question. I decided to go through the CBP at the Vancouver International Airport in the end. The process was fairly smooth, and took less than 30 minutes, mostly consisting of me ...
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Spain entry requirements for US citizen

I was able to contact the consulate. They told me that it is the vaccine card that you get when you get your shots. It does not need to be translated or notarized.
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How can I get vaccinated on a Schengen Type D Visa in Poland

Germany is offering vaccines for everyone: Vaccine access Entry restrictions into Germany are listed here: Entry restrictions Poland is not currently listed as a country of concern by Germany; Risk ...
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How can I get vaccinated on a Schengen Type D Visa in Poland

Read https://krakowexpats.pl/coronavirus-update/vaccinations-guide-update-30-04-2/ it describes the fast track registration for the health care website if you haven't registered already and from there ...
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Travel restriction to USA from India for a PhD student (with F1 visa)

You currently cannot fly from India to the US. You would have to spend at least 14 days in another country before entering the US. Source: https://www.iatatravelcentre.com/world.php -> USA: ...
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Indian Getting married in Europe and dependent visa complication work permit in different country

Since you plan to move to Germany after you marry, you will need to apply to Germany for a dependent visa or residence permit, derivative of your wife's blue card status. I suspect that you will be ...
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Petition for Adjustment of Status while extension of stay is still pending?

Yes. The couple is immigrating in the Immediate Relative category (spouse, parent, or unmarried under-21 child of US citizen), and are exempt from the bars to Adjustment of Status (I-485) for being ...
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Can non-American students enrolled in a US university but attending only online courses (COVID) do a summer 2021 internship in the US via CPT or OPT?

The administration has changed its mind, and rescinded the rule change.
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Can non-American PhD students stay in the United States during the academic year 2020-2021 if all their classes are online?

The administration has changed its mind, and rescinded the rule change.
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How to extend a F4 immigrant Visa before going to USA within 6 months

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) ...
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