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Permanent residency catch 22 : Can't get a job for PR, can't get PR without a job

The reason they are not willing to sponsor you for PR is that they can find employees who are as good (or better) for the job, but do not come with such requirement. Generally speaking for an employer ...
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Cancelling non-immigrant B visa without going to Thailand

What you have is a non-immigrant visa that allows you to enter Thailand. If you do not use it, it simply expires. A non-immigrant B visa is not an "employment visa". It is a visa that allows you to ...
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Employer green card sponsorship after job termination

Leaving the company does not, in itself, affect the petition -- people can be petitioned while not in the US and not working for the petitioner, as long as the petitioner intends to employ the ...
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Remote Work in Norway

For this duration, you would need to register in Norway and become a member of Norwegian social security. This would normally also mean that you would need to pay taxes in Norway. As the taxes in ...
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H1b visa after job termination

You remain in H1b status for 60 days after leaving the job, unless your I-94 expires sooner (in which case you will remain in status until the I-94 expires). Furthermore, as you have a pending I-485, ...
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Understand a German employment visa rejection

It means that the salary offered by your prospective employer is deemed too low compared to the local standard for similar occupations by the relevant Arbeitsagentur. The law cited, Ҥ 39 (2) 1 Nr. 1 ...
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In the Netherlands, am I obligated to refund a previous employer for missing deductions?

This is a very partial answer, because while I live in the Netherlands, all of my labor law experience is knowledge is from a different state and legal culture (Israel). Still, it might be useful to ...
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What penalty would I incur if I violate the resignation notice period?

tl;dr: Talk to your employer and ask for an Auflösungsvertrag. Regarding the maximum consequences, there are the one month gross salary penalty your contract mentions any damages your employer ...
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Singapore Employment Pass - age limitation

There is no age limit beyond the legal retirement age (62). As long as your company is willing to, and able to, sponsor an EP, you should be fine. Note that the salary is only one of the criteria (...
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Teaching in Canada

I am assuming that she wants to qualify to teach K-12 (elementary/secondary). If she wants to teach post-secondary, that will have different requirements. I notice her MA is in history. If she wants a ...
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Australia visa: skilled employment of two jobs at the same time

It can't be anything but 3 years in total, regardless of what or where the experience was acquired. Were you to indicate 6 years, your application could be seen as irregular, or deceptive, as the ...
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My sister has been offered a job in the US and they want to sponsor her, but would she get the job or not in the US?

I am not an expert but H-1B may not be applicable as its a specialty work, where the employer has to prove that they could not find the person with the specialty skill in USA and hence requesting H-1B ...
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Does it make sense for foreign research assistants (HiWis) in German universities to voluntarily contribute to Rentenversicherung (pension scheme)?

Actually the secretary sent me the Badem-Württemburg Erklärung zur Sozialversicherung form (42101s) which has a section that explains the issue. Basically, it says that paying this contribution will ...
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Am I allowed to quit without notice during my pregnancy in Germany?

"However, realistically I am pretty sure most places would want a new hire to start sooner than half a year". Given that you are posting here, I am going to guess you are not German. I think you ...
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Do I need to change my residence status in the NL?

I am not sure the sources necessarily contradict each other but, based on my reading of the info available on IND.nl, my understanding is that there is a distinction between work permit (...
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Moving to the Netherlands while working for a UK company

With the exception of United States and Eritrean citizens (unsure on second) tax status from employment (and other sources of income) is (usually) based on residency. The previous answer calls this "...
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Can a US citizen work remotely for a US company while studying in the Czech Republic on a student visa?

There are three separate questions here: Are non-EU citizen students allowed to work in the Czech Republic? The answer is yes, you may work for as many hours as you want. See this page for proof: ...
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Working as a freelancer in France

In this situation, could I work as a freelancer in the future, staying in France, but doing work for clients who are abroad? I think so: I'm doing that. Would I need any special permission from ...
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Working as a freelancer in France

You don't need anything to stay in France and work as a freelancer (no visa or permission needed). There are a few things that are going to be more complicated however: You need to take care of all ...
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How can a US company regularly pay an overseas contractor?

Your best bet is to create a Transferwise bank account. That gives you an American routing number which your customer can wire the money to (which should be straightforward for them). You can then ...
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Which employer's address should I indicate on my N-400 Application for Naturalization Form if I worked at different branches over the past few years?

Branches come and go. Where you worked three years ago may not even exist today. Enter the current headquarters address of the company. The point of the question is contact info for the company, not ...
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Can stateless individuals in the European Union legally reside and work there?

Remember, any advice given is very YMMV but this is my understanding as it stands: The UK will give you stateless person status if you willfully renounce your citizenship, provided you meet all other ...
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UK NARIC Statement of Comparability for Spouse Job Seekers

NARIC is an independent organization with which the UK Government contracts on an open public tender basis for an external supplier to deliver the NARIC service (no affiliation). As with any such fee-...
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Employment Continuation if UK Tier 2 Sponsor/Company in Liquidation

Once the company is dissolved, obviously their license will go with them. I can find no way a sponsor license can be transferred and I've certainly never heard of such a thing. The 'new' company will ...
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Salary structure in Canada

1) Is annual base salary the final amount? The annual base salary is pretty much what Dennis explained in his comment. The salary you will get will have CPP, EI (differs from province to province) ...
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Is proof of fund not required if you have arranged employment in Canada?

The requirement is "Unless you are currently authorized to work in Canada and have a valid job offer from an employer in Canada, or you have been invited to apply under the Canadian ...
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Changing employer while on TN

When you leave the employer for which you got your current TN status, that status disappears and you need to apply for a new TN for the new employer. I don't believe you absolutely need to leave the ...
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Internship in Netherlands

Well, options seem to be: Internship - but that requires you to be enrolled in some kind of academic/study program. Here's a site with a bit more information and links. Direct employment ("highly-...
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Am I allowed to quit without notice during my pregnancy in Germany?

It depends on your work contract. Usually work contracts state that they can not fire you without 3 months notice. Sometimes it's mutual. In any case it's going to be clearly stated in the contract ...
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ACS skilled employment criteria for 2 years university degree

That person was correct. If you do not hold a bachelor's degree, it's 5 years within the last 10 years or 6 years over your entire work history (AKA some work experience is more than 10 years old) if ...
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