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Is it possible to start building a credit history in the US as a tourist on a B1/B2 visa?
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This could theoretically work but I believe you'll need a social security number to build a credit history (the social security number is the key by which the credit history is looked up) and you can'...

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Swiss salaries compared to US salaries
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The taxes and cost of living are similarly high in both places. All in all, if you can have the same salary in Switzerland, the different would really end up being more about lifestyle than about ...

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What question should I ask myself before chosing between two internships abroad?
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I suggest that you apply the Monte-Carlo method: flip a coin :-) Joke aside, this question is less about expatriation and more about how to make complex life choices. Let me give some basic advice ...

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Should I worry about US F-1 visa if I am from Russia?
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Assuming that the current climate doesn't degrade into outright war, you should be fine. The most sanctions that US had taken so far against Russian individuals in recent years have been towards very ...

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Is it possible for a non-US citizen to move to the US and start a company?
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Sweden has an investment treaty with the US, so you would be eligible for an E-2 visa. You'd need to convince the consul examining your file that your business will be legitimately sustainable but ...

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Proving my identity while my passport is being renewed
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Since you mention "working hours", have it delivered at work, ie with you and your company's name on it, allowing the receptionist to accept it. UKPA may ask you for a letter from senior officers of ...

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Natualized US citizen, with un-renounced X country citizenship, making French visa, which passport?
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It sounds unlikely that the branch of the French government who is in charge of processing your visa would care to make a determination on behalf of country X about your citizenship there. So in other ...

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How can I watch French TV programs on American internet?
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The answer will be different for different kinds of content. YouTube has a ton of good stuff. It can be a good place to start, especially for old TV series. TV channels' own websites or apps have ...

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How to find long term accomodation online in France?
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Here are your main options: An unfurnished apartment by yourself A furnished apartment by yourself A "friendly" apartment Student housing A roommate situation Unfurnished apartments. the law ...

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Where can I find this kind of sugar free and low sodium biscuit?
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You may not be able to find this exact same brand imported in Vancouver, but it sounds like you're open to substitutes. Here's a few things I'd look into: Vancouver has a Whole Foods Market. That ...

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Are photos with rounded corners ok for US passports?
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My guess is that the amount of rounding you have here is probably ok but frankly I wouldn't take the risk of additional delays or fees for the cost of a photo. I'd just get it done to spec: square ...

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Should my French first names be separated with commas or just spaces when used in the USA? Or should I simply use my first first name only?
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In most administrative forms, you will see a field for "middle name". That's where you'd put your second and third given names, separated by spaces. For non-governmental business, eg bank, phone ...

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Attaining nationality from expat mother
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Assuming your mother was born in France, was a French national and did not renounce her nationality, my understanding is that you are already a citizen and don't need to "apply" for citizenship. To ...

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Tax treaty with France and two J1 visa
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What decision are you referring to? Did the IRS notify you of your resident alien status? In 2014 it seems like based on the amount of time you spent in the US, you were already a nonresident alien ...

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