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  1. Wanting to move from the UK to the US

    USA Expat Forum for Expats Living in the USA
    Hi all, I hope someone can give me a hand and give me some valuable info about being a Brit, wanting to move to the USA (New York to be specific) I am aware of all of the stipulations required to obtain a work visa/green card. Looking at the list, I would fall under having a Bachelor's degree...
  2. New York tops index of living and working costs around the world

    Articles: Americas
    New York is the most expensive place in the world to live and work, followed by Hong Kong and London with Dublin now the second costliest city in Europe, largely driven by the cost of renting a home. It is the second year in a row that New York has topped the rankings, compiled by international...
  3. Research reveals the best cities in the word for technology

    Articles: Americas
    With technology becoming more and more important in modern life a new report has revealed which cities around the world are the best for working in this fast growing sector. Coming top as the world’s best city for technology workers is Austin in the United States, beating San Francisco into...
  4. New york bar

    Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    Hi there My query relates to distance learning for the New York Bar Exam. I'm a UK qualified lawyer (Top 5 international firm) with LLB and LLM (both from UK) currently living and working in Dubai as in-house counsel. I have decided to take the NY Bar in 2018 and am now looking to take up one...
  5. Apostille for Birth Certificate

    Other Europe
    Hi Everybody! So Im applying for dual citizenship, and I have all the requirements... Except one.. Which is a n Apostille of my Birth Certificate. I have my original Birth Certificate from New York, with a paper from the health department saying it was requested to give you a valid Birth...
  6. Hong Kong ranked as most expensive city in the world for expats

    Articles: Africa
    Hong Kong is the most expensive city in the world for expats, pushing Luanda in Angola into second place, according to the latest global cost of living survey. The rankings from Mercer put Zurich in third place, Singapore in fourth while Tokyo is in fifth, up six places from last year and...
  7. Cities index reveals costliest places for living and working

    Guides
    When companies post expats overseas they often take a variety of costs into account and now new research suggests it is more costly to set them up in London than anywhere else in the world. Multinationals have costs associated with setting up an office but also many expats have accommodation...
  8. London declared the most important city in the world

    Articles: Europe
    London is like a well-stocked honey hive for a queen bee as far as wealthy people are concerned with the UK capital city judged more attractive than any other in the world. Over the past decade, The Wealth Report from international real estate firm Knight Frank has ranked the cities that matter...
  9. Accommodation employee costs highest in London, new research shows

    Articles: Americas
    The cost of accommodation for expat employees working for multi nationals in London is more than double that of Sydney, Los Angeles or Chicago according to new research. The average total cost of accommodation per worker, per year in 20 key cities around the world is US$56,855, the latest Live...
  10. London ranked most expensive world city to live and work

    Articles: Europe
    London, Hong Kong and New York are the world’s most expensive cities for expat working abroad, according to the latest annual life and work index. London is just ahead of the others, but London and New York real estate costs remain less expensive than other costly locations such as Hong Kong...
  11. Relocation to New York / New Jersey

    USA Expat Forum for Expats Living in the USA
    Hi This is my first post, so please be gentle! I'm likely to be relocating with my family from Wiltshire and working in New York in the near future (working between Penn & Grand Central Stations) and could do with some advice on areas to live and how we can get the most from a short visit...
  12. Relocating to NYC

    USA Expat Forum for Expats Living in the USA
    Hi there We are moving to NYC in a couple of months with two small children (1 and 2 yo). Before we leave I'm wondering if there is any paper work (excluding the obvious VISA) that we need / should complete that might make it easier when we arrive. The kids will be looked after by me initially...
  13. New York Income Tax - PLEASE HELP! :-)

    USA Expat Forum for Expats Living in the USA
    Hello everyone! I am currently living in London. I have both Irish and American citizenship. I have been offered a job in New York. The pay would be $40,000 per year with an overtime payment of aprox $10,000 per year. I am completely new to the US tax system. Can anybody offer some starter...
  14. Marriage Visitor Visa - How long have any Canadians waited to receive passports back

    Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hello all I sent off my marriage visitor visa application last Monday, Nov. 10. I received an email today that it had been opened and received in New York, and average time is 13 business days to process. (by my count, around December 5 projected) Has anyone else applied lately? Once you're told...
  15. London and New York the most appealing cities for expat workers

    Guides
    London, New York and Paris are regarded as the most appealing cities to work abroad in, while overall, the United States is the country with the highest appeal, new research shows. Some 16% voted for London, 12.2% for New York and 8.9% for Paris, according to the survey carried out by the...
  16. Concrete Jungle where dreams are made...

    USA Expat Forum for Expats Living in the USA
    Hi everyone, So we've been offered an opportunity to mvoe to USA, specifically New York and we have been researching a lot on a few things but would like to hear from people with more practical knowledge and sound advice: 1. My office will be in Astoria Queens and Empire State Building. And...
  17. French Consulate Appointments in NYC

    France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    Hi all, I need to make a visa appointment at the French Consulate in NYC for a day during the month of December. I see now the only options are through November 22, and I have been checking frequently, so I assume they only allow people to sign up for appointments 2 months maximum in advance. I...
  18. Hong Kong named top overseas destination by prospective British expats

    Guides
    Hong Kong is the top overseas location for young British professionals wanting to work abroad, followed by Dubai and New York. Research carried out by global independent financial advisory firm deVere Group, which has 80,000 clients in 100 countries, found that 26% of its UK-based clients under...
  19. From NYC to Dubai

    Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    Hello! I'm a European woman grew up in Dubai and lived there for eighteen years before going to the USA for schooling and work. My USA visa is going to expire soon and I'll need to move back to Dubai (I can get a residency visa through my father because he is still employed in Dubai) soon. As...
  20. UK Marriage Visa - Applicant's Financial & Submission Destination

    Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    I am almost ready to submit my Marriage Settlement visa application, and wanted advice on a few remaining details. I am the American applicant applying in NY to join my British husband. (1) I've had advice from an immigration adviser in the UK that for this visa the applicant's 6 month bank...
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