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How can US citizens not residing in the US visit the White House?

In general, Americans abroad are considered to 'reside' in their last state and county of residence before leaving the country. The Federal Voter Assistance Program has a very informative website on ...
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Status of emotional abuse laws in Japan

Sorry, but unless this escalates into violence or sexual harassment, I'm afraid you likely have little to no legal recourse. "Power harassment" (パワハラ) and authoritarian bosses like yours are endemic ...
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Can I ask my home EU State for a duplicate licence if it has been taken by another Member State?

The logic of the system is simple: In the EU, only the state where you reside is competent for driving license issues. As a rule, other member states — including the one where you originally obtained ...
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Can I sue an embasssy for failing to consider my request for family reunification?

You cannot "sue" the embassy per se and you certainly cannot (effectively) do that in front of foreign courts. What you can do will depend entirely on the country in question (even within the EU) but ...
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How does gaining a second citizenship affect a prenuptial agreement?

The generic issue is as I stated in the comment the application of the prenuptial agreement signed in another country and usually governed by the laws of another country to the divorce proceeding and ...
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How does gaining a second citizenship affect a prenuptial agreement?

There are likely to be two basic problems that will come into play in these cases, namely choice of venue and conflict of laws. These aren't necessarily problems, but they are things to talk about ...
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EU citizens in Germany: is any registration required beyond Anmeldung?

When you are asking if any further registration will be required, the question will be "what for"? When it comes to your right to live in Germany indefinitely, the "Anmeldung" will indeed be all you ...
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Can EU citizens work in Iceland?

While Iceland is not a member of EU, it participates in the EU Single Market through its membership of the European Economic Area. One consequence of that is that freedom of movement for workers ...
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Is it allowed to work ONLINE on F-1 visa?

It is prohibited. "Off-campus" refers to the identity of the employer, not to your physical location. Freelance work would be for an employer who is not affiliated with your university, so it would ...
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How to make a British-citizen father take responsibility for child in Africa

In the absence of expanded details asked by @ouflak whether you were married to this individual and whether his name is on the child's birth certificate, you may have the option of requesting a child ...
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Expatriate leaving France: Who should I notify (taxes/etc) that I'm moving out?

You have to notify the tax authorities of your change of address. You still owe them money (taxes for 2017 and one month of 2018), and they want to keep in touch until no mores taxes are due. Ref: ...
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As a Canadian, what are the legal requirements for working in the US?

You will need to obtain a temporary worker visa in order to legally work in the US. As a Canadian citizen you may be eligible for TN Visa which has an initial period of stay of 3 years. The ...
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How do the legal systyems of Cuba, Costa Rica, Panama, and Ecuador compare to Mexico for retirees from the USA?

I have lived and done business in Panama for 12 years. There are hundreds of thousands of retirees in a tiny country of only 3 million people. Foreigners are considered as "superior" and are ...
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Postal address without fixed abode?

I think your best bet is a mail scanning and forwarding service. (Google it, there are many, and I haven't used one to recommend.) Most will: Give you a 'personal' address, intended to be ...
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Can my german employer rollback my promotion?

Generally speaking, a promotion and a salary increase are extensions to your contract that must be accepted by both parties in writing. This is no big deal normally, both sign the extra page, the ...
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Can I sue an embasssy for failing to consider my request for family reunification?

I believe you're asking the wrong question. Assuming your main goal is to actually get your family EU citizenship/residence/entrance, what you may need to consider is legal action within the legal ...
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Buying a Spanish car in the UK before moving to Spain

The first problem after buying the car in the UK is that you probably need to register it with the Spanish authorities that you're the new legal owner. I'm not sure how complex that is in Spain (for ...
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How to make a British-citizen father take responsibility for child in Africa

If you and the child's other parent cannot agree on maintenance, or if the other parent is recalcitrant, you can submit an application to the UK Child Maintenance Service. This is a publicly funded ...
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What happens if you leave an unpaid utilities bill in an EEA country you no longer live in?

The utility company might do one or more of several things, depending on the size of the debt: Write off the debt Chase you for the money Pass the debt to a debt collection agency Obtain a court ...
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Can a 14-year-old US citizen living abroad with non-US citizen parents come to US for high school study if both parents have no objection?

There is no legal obstacle to this. In order to attend boarding school in the US, you need to first find a boarding school and apply for admission, which can be a very long process so you better start ...
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Rules about flat rent in Prague

Yes, a fixed term rental contract can't be freely broken early. Rentals are governed by the Czech Civil Code and terminations are addressed by § 2285 and following (in Czech). There are two kinds of ...
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living in specific country on tourist visa and getting citizenship

Usually, the residency requirements are for legal residency. I.e.: you should be a legal permanent resident for 5 years when you apply for naturalization. This is true for Russia and the US, not ...
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How to get VVE (Vereniging van Eigenaars/Homeowner association) contact details in Holland?

All VVEs must register themselves at the local Chamber of Commerce ("Kamer van Koophandel" or "KVK"). That doesn't mean that all of them do, but a block of flats probably has a registered VVE. You ...
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Accused in Spain, but no police interview

To find out the status you can go to the court's decanato and say that you want details of a denuncia which you believe has been made against you. Note that the Spanish justice system is very slow ...
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What are the implications of where a couple of different nationalities gets married?

My advice is to work backwards - figure out where you both will ultimately be living, and where you both ultimately want to have residency (or citizenship). Contact the State Dept. or equivalent ...
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What are the implications of where a couple of different nationalities gets married?

Don't know about Spain and Guatemala specifically but: Rules do vary quite a bit and it does matter in practice. It might be easier to marry in some place than other. For example, some countries have ...
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How to fill in the Canada Express Entry Profile when I am married but separated and my spouse is not coming with me?

You're totally correct to answer honestly - NO, your spouse is not included on your application. If in doubt, tell the truth, and if you're worried about their understanding, include a note / ...
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Does Using a Representative for a T2 Application Hurt an Applicant's Credibility?

Is SE offering poor advice, when suggesting that legal advice might be in order? Prefatory: As is acknowledged, Stack Exchange is an open community of Q&A sites, random strangers on the internet,...
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Can I legally remain in the US for a few days after I-94 expiration date, due to Ongoing Medical Treatment

I am guessing based on your 6-month admission that you are probably on B2 visitor status. If you are on B2 status, you should apply for a B2 Extension of Stay (EOS) before your current B2 status ...
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Working for a company based in US remotely from India

1099 is the form used to report payments to contractors where the payer and the payee are US entities for tax purposes. If you're a US tax resident - you'll receive this form. If you're not - you ...
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