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  1. USA Expat Forum for Expats Living in the USA
    I'm a US citizen who has been living in Canada for the last 24 years. I have had a career there as a counselor so have made a middle class wage... I now want to return to the US but I did not file taxes in the US while living in Canada, just paid taxes in Canada. How do I go about clarifying my...
  2. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    Dear All, I am an Indian expat working in dubai, during my last vacation back from india, an immigration officer sat on indian airport wrote "VIOP" by Ballpoint pen on top of exit stamp on my passport, do any1 knows the abbreviation or meaning of that?
  3. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    I had received my and my family PR on state sponsorship(190-visa) from Queensland in Feb 2017 and have an initial entry date of 17 Nov 2017. Due to some personal reasons I can't relocate permanently now. I will be relocating by September 2018. But considering the implications of the initial...
  4. Articles: Americas
    The United States administration has unveiled a new immigration plan based on programmes currently in place in Australia and Canada which has already been criticised as favouring professional people who can speak English well. A new Bill, called the Raise Act, sets out an immigration policy...
  5. Articles: Australasia & the Pacific Islands
    While people often move between New Zealand and Australia, the latest analysis of immigration data shows that 80% of those who have moved to the country are from nations other than Australia. Overall in the 12 months to June 2017 year some 131,400 arrived in New Zealand to stay, up 5% from the...
  6. Articles: Europe
    People in the UK are split when it comes to immigration and what it sort of programme should be introduced after the country leaves the European Union. A growing number want a scheme that will prioritise remaining a part of the single market which means continuing with freedom of movement, but...
  7. Articles: Australasia & the Pacific Islands
    For the first time since 1991 more Australians are moving to New Zealand than the other way round, and searches online for moving to New Zealand from the UK have surged, new research shows. Thanks to a strong economy and good job prospects, New Zealand has seen immigration reach new record...
  8. Articles: Americas
    Canadians have been urged to celebrate the nation’s multicultural population which should be seen as being able to attract people from all over the world. While some countries, such as the United States, the UK and Australia are exploring ways to reduce the number of people moving from...
  9. International Expat Discussions
    Hello all, I found this thread after lots of reading and searching and decided to ask you guys for opinions and help. For background: My wife and I have been in the United States for about 7 years now and we are both on a work visa and have been working, doing our duties and everything so much...
  10. Articles: Americas
    Improvements to the Express Entry programme in Canada have been announced with immediate effect which will allow newcomers to build more points if they have the right requirements. New points will now be awarded to candidates with siblings in Canada and Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen said...
  11. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    I have 8 years of experience primarily in application support and release engineering. Part of the responsibilities did include system administration aspects(design DR, backup and recovery, incident support for system failures, etc). Mostly like i was the person responsible to do application...
  12. Articles: Europe
    People from Australia, New Zealand, Canada and South Africa are most likely to be affected by the tough immigration stance that British Prime Minister Theresa May has outlined. While the Conservative Party has been promising for almost a decade to reduce immigration in the UK, it is leaving the...
  13. Articles: Europe
    The UK is set to get tough on immigration, not just from the European Union, but across all visa streams, the current Government has signalled. Prime Minister Theresa May will cut immigration, sticking to a previous pledge to reduce it down to tens of thousands instead of the current 273,000 a...
  14. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    I have a friend here who is Chinese. She is married to a French National & they have a 3 year old. He has decided he wants to go see if he might like/love someone better and told this woman he is going to move out and explore new relationships. She has basic french and is caring for their...
  15. Articles: Australasia & the Pacific Islands
    The number of people moving to work in New Zealand is not sustainable, it is claimed, as the country recorded yet another year of record levels of arrivals. In the 12 months to March 2027 some 129,500 overseas workers moved to New Zealand, a new annual record according to the data from...
  16. Articles: Americas
    The United States is often hailed as being an example of multi-cultural country with immigrants found in many occupations and even dominating some industry sectors. But new research shows that there is no one area in which immigrants outnumber people born in the US and in total they make up...
  17. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    Hi there, I figured I would seek some advice here before I go dive into this full stop. I am looking for some clarity on TdS renewal at the end of a CDD. It is my understanding that the end of a CDD falls under involuntary unemployment, and therefore the TdS is automatically eligible for...
  18. Articles: Australasia & the Pacific Islands
    For the first time net immigration for New Zealand has exceeded 71,000 with the country continuing to see record numbers moving rather than leaving to work overseas. The latest figures from Statistics New Zealand show that in the 12 months to the end of January 2017 there was a net migration...
  19. Thailand Expat Forum for Expats Living in Thailand
    Hi All,* I am currently working in Thailand, but would like to quit my job and continue to live in Thailand. Currently, I have a work permit and Non-Immigrant 'B' Visa. *This was 90 days single entry from the UK, extended in Thailand to 1 year multi-entry. It seems*that this will end when I...
  20. Articles: Europe
    As debates about immigration and citizenship take centre stage around the world, new research has found that fewer people are concerned about where someone is born and language is regarded as the core of national identity. But there are differing views between younger and older generations and...
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