Douglas Held
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US Common Practices with kids that new Immigrant parents should be aware of
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Well, it would actually be good to build a country-by-country list. Let me try to enumerate the high level hot points and I will allow others to help fill these out. Privacy in public. Unlike many ...

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How can a non-EU citizen become a Danish citizen?
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I think the very first thing you should do is find a job and move to Denmark. Then when the formal announcement is made, the position of UK citizens living in the EU, and EU citizens living in the UK, ...

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How to match EU income to US salary?
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There is a huge difference missed by all the answers here - in the US your employment is generally high risk; i.e. you can be fired at any time and will receive no more than two week's of pay or ...

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What is my legal address if I've never lived in the US?
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"Legal address" is used often but it does not have any special meaning when it refers to a person's address. It simply denotes a place where you can receive mail and where the police can possibly find ...

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Overstaying in Norway?
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Assuming the child has now been born in Norway, you no longer have a problem. For the benefit of others, I will answer as if it is still December 2015 and your visa has not yet expired. If you have ...

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Am I a New Jersey resident for tax purposes?
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It's typical for the law in the USA to be a little vague in application to cases like yours. What happens is, a court case will eventually happen between a taxpayer like you and the State of New ...

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(UK - Tier 2 visa) I am a tier 2 visa holder and was overseas (out of UK) when I was dismissed from my job. I am still overseas, can I return to UK?
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If you have the funds, you cannot go wrong to get a solicitor to guide your actions. But having experience with a similar situation, I would advise the following: Don't just buy a one-way returning ...

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Cannot renew my passport
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I don't understand this. As a spouse of an EU citizen, you have the right of abode in the EU, in the same country where your spouse is living and working. It seems you need the assistance of an ...

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Dutch and French national got married in Sweden and are resident in the UK. Are they legally married in the UK for practical purposes?
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The registration process you quoted from gov.uk is only relevant to British citizens. All countries generally recognize marriages established other countries. (Excepting new stuff like gay marriages)....

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90 day stay is almost up but waiting for citizenship papers
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You don't need help from us. You need to contact a qualified immigration lawyer. This is entirely baseless advice, but in my personal experience overstaying a visa in the UK, I was advised by a ...

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Household goods shipping back to USA
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It is fine to ship your personal dried spice rack to the USA. Just go through them and remove anything that contains any kind of meat product: so gelatine leaves, or bouillon cubes. And then discard ...

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Registering a marriage with non-EU citizen
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I am not specifically knowledgeable about your situation, but generally matters for citizens of EU countries, like registration of a marriage, happen in your own country. They are then honoured in all ...

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How does the Swedish healthcare system work for non-EU citizens?
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As a visitor I went to emergency care in a hospital in Sweden. They simply came to me with some paperwork and I paid with a debit card. Ask your university if it is recommended to buy supplemental ...

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Is there a fare aggregator for shipping like there is for personal travel?
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Well, the freight industry is full of aggregators. The thing is, with surface transport a vendor will typically stick to a certain number of routes or a certain region. With a quick Google search of ...

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Maintaining a Driver license from abroad.
1 votes

Upon arrival in the UK, you can use your Colorado license for 12 months to drive in the UK. That is the easy part. See details here: https://www.gov.uk/driving-nongb-licence Upon return to Colorado, ...

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What to consider when purchasing a mattress prior to an international move?
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I think this mattress idea sounds like a real waste of energy. First, decide on which country you are moving to, then take a trip there and/or research what even are the standard available bed sizes. ...

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Expatriating to Switzerland with your own car
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Do not bring the car to Switzerland. Just sell it and rent one if you need one for the first week or so. When you import the car you will pay a huge Swiss tax. If you don't have a strong reason to ...

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How can an American citizen working in India easily and cheaply send money to a bank account in the USA?
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I do notice you are asking for people's personal experience sending from India. I cannot claim personal experience but I think there is a good chance this will work, having done this successfully from ...

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Coping with an emotional shock as a Foreign student in France
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In France, you must accept that it is somewhat common to treat others rudely. And it is typical to get incomplete or inaccurate information from office people. Ask your adviser to help you through the ...

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How do I import a vehicle from outside the EU to the UK?
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Ask the DVLA https://www.gov.uk/contact-the-dvla. You may also have to modify your motorcycle somewhat before it can be registered.

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lost german aufenthaltstitel while travelling in vienna
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Go visit the Indian embassy in Vienna. See if they can give you a duplicate passport, or even a letter that you can take to the Germans, asking them to help you on their behalf.

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UK Tier 1 Entrepreneur Interview Questions
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The answer is simply implicit in what the UKBA asks the interviewee to bring along. If they ask for bank statements, you can expect questions along the lines of "show us the bank statements...." If,...

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Where would US immigration deport a person who has only a US citizenship but lied in citizenship application?
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If a person renounces their American citizenship from the London Embassy, the policy there is not to permit the renouncement until/unless that person has another citizenship; that is, they have rules ...

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