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Is my valid US visa wasted due to the removal of physical visa stamp/sticker on my passport?

There is a high concern about fraud when it comes to lost, stolen, or damaged visas. The State Department instructs people to re-apply for a new visa if their visa is damaged in any way. Having a ...
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Is my valid US visa wasted due to the removal of physical visa stamp/sticker on my passport?

Email the US embassy in Bangkok or and simply tell them that your [country] passport was stolen and the US visa that was issued is missing. Ask them if you can get a replacement visa and what steps ...
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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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Do I need to be locally based to get a job in Hong Kong?

I did this, though I was within the engineering field. It took me around 12 months to find a company that was willing to provide sponsorship. I found out that some commonwealth countries such as the ...
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Travelling for work and refused entry to Germany

@jarnbjo already provided a detailed explanation on what happened, with additional details in comments. But as far as what you can do now, the answer is quite simple: You need to return to the country ...
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US Expat, married foreign girlfriend while on vacation in the US, returned to her home country together. Visa process

Would I be looking at the full 1 year process before she could come to the US? I don't think it necessarily takes a whole year, but I don't really know, and I am sure that it can take longer than a ...
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US Expat, married foreign girlfriend while on vacation in the US, returned to her home country together. Visa process

It is possible to have it approved in less than a month in exceptional cases. I know of a case in which the USC, wanting to move to the US for better work opportunities, emailed the HK consulate ...
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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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Travelling for work and refused entry to Germany

The last page you uploaded, starting with "Rechtsbehelfsbelehrung" has a blank field for your signature to the left of the officer's signature. Did you sign here on the copy retained by the ...
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Can I work in Germany with a foreign (non EU) Engineering degree?

It is possible to get a visa as a highly-qualified applicant with a non-EU degree (there is no blanket ban or some such) but Germany has a rather bureaucratic system to assess your degree. If your ...
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Where to live in Bangkok to be close to potential employment

The worrying word here is 'potential'. You make it sound like you are unemployed, and you are thinking of moving to Bangkok with the hope of landing yourself a job. As a foreigner in Thailand, ...
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Do I need to be locally based to get a job in Hong Kong?

For someone requiring visa sponsorship, what is the likelihood is of finding a role in a professional occupation in HK within 3 months? Three months is too short, I think; without an employer, it ...
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Non-EU (Indian) citizen living in the Netherlands and working in Belgium

From the Belastingdienst website (emphasis mine): Because you reside in the Netherlands, you have to declare all of your income, even if the tax levy on that income has been designated to Belgium. ...
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German Employment/Work Visa application submission in Germany and other countries

From my experience: a) Your employer can't initiate the process, they can only provide you with all the documents, including working contract, which are required for the application. b) Look at ...
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Opening a German bank account remotely from Romania

Opening an account in German bank is possible to do remotely, e.g. via regular mail or online. Some of them do open accounts for foreigners living outside Germany. Unfortunately, in many cases, the ...
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Regarding applying for British Army

The most likely reason is that you’re using the wrong application form and/or you have filled in some information incorrectly. The question ‘which passport did you use to enter the UK’ implies you ...
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Does a Norwegian company with work in Norway, who hires a U.S. citizen in U.S. (not expat) as remote independent contractor, have to file 1099?

Whether the Norwegian company has to file a 1099 is a matter for that company. From your perspective, you report the income on your US income tax return, and if they send you a 1099, you include it. ...
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Immigration authority, foreign authority, alien authority: do these point to the same thing in Berlin, Germany?

Yes, that is correct. Since 2020-01-01, the former Berliner Ausländerbehörde is called Landesamt für Einwanderung. It often takes time for such name changes to be used consistently and often even ...
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What is my I-765 category?

I want to remotely work for US-based companies, and so I need work authorization. You don't need US work authorization if you are not in the US when performing the work. You need work authorization ...
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What are the things I should do after getting into Germany?

You have been issued a D-Visa for Blue Card §9a AufenthG with permission, as a foreigner, to work §39 AufenthG with a specialized qualification §2 BeschV The following steps are needed before you ...
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What (permit?/visa?) is required for a non-EU citizen to work REMOTELY for a Czech company (from abroad)?

Since you'll be working in Finland, you'll need a Finnish work authorization, not Czech. You are allowed to work 30 hours, of which you're already using 10, so you have 20 hours/week left under your ...
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Can an American citizen continue to work as an independent contractor for a Canadian company after moving back to US?

From an immigration perspective: There's obviously no problem, as US citizens have an unrestricted right to work in the US. From a tax perspective: As a US citizen, you were presumably calculating US ...
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Is 30% Dutch Tax Ruling Applicable if Resided in Belgium for Less than 6 months?

Yes, you're (likely) eligible. The key condition is not having resided within 150 km of Dutch borders recently. So imagine a 150 km-wide band drawn all around the borders of the Netherlands. If any of ...
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Can I get a job offer in the US?

can I count on those messages to help me to get a visa? No. These messages are not job offers; they are merely soliciting you to apply for a job (and, from your description, only if you are already ...
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Can a Canadian citizen, with a US Green Card, work remotely for his Canadian (private) employer, but reside permanently in the USA?

My family and I used to live in the US a few years ago, but moved back to Canada for family reasons. There is a fair chance that you would be found to have abandoned your residence in the US. In ...
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if you are fired on an E3 visa does the employer pay for cost of transport home?

The rule that you are referring to is covered under INA 214(c)(5)(A) which states: In the case of an alien who is provided nonimmigrant status under section 1101(a)(15)(H)(i)(b) or 1101(a)(15)(H)(...
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What are the things I should do after getting into Germany?

In such cases, one only needs to do the following steps actively on him/herself after entering Germany (for others he/she will be asked and/or get post): Rent an apartment and register there --> this ...
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Non-EU citizen with EU Blue Card working outside EU but with address in Germany

No, you're incorrect about that. If you are not present in the country, do not have accommodation, etc. you do not “live” there. Failing to deregister from your previous address or registering an ...
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Non-EU (Indian) citizen living in the Netherlands and working in Belgium

I don't know about Belgium-Netherlands taxation specifically, but the general rule is that you are liable for taxation in both countries, but tax paid in one country will be deducted from tax due in ...
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