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  1. US Members Lounge
    I moved back to the USA from the Philippines in January, and I'm still going through culture shock. The language has changed (with so many new slang words/expressions). TV has changed... cable boxes have been replaced by streaming with Roku TV (and Roku boxes). Plus, apartments are being...
  2. Articles: Europe
    Over half, some 52%, of expats around the world have been through a repatriation process at some point, with 19% repatriating more than once. However, 48% have never repatriated and Singapore is the country with the highest proportion of expats that have never moved back home with 65% who have...
  3. UAE Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UAE
    Hi am new to the forum and have no doubt that this is a frequent topic of conversation. Having moved out to Abu Dhabi with work about 6 months ago I pleased to say that things are going well and so I really need to cover off the subject of my tax responsibilities. Given that I took up...
  4. Articles: Americas
    Expats need more support from employers, particularly when it comes to local culture and lifestyle, but also when they return home, according to a new global study. It suggests that coming home can be just as tough as becoming an expat and only 54% of those surveyed said that their employer...
  5. Expat Media & Research Requests
    Hi everyone, I am a graduate student at Sciences Po Toulouse and I am currently writing my master thesis. I chose to talk about expatriates who decide to leave their firm after they return home. I want to understand their motivations, and how their firms could have prevent them to resign. For...
  6. USA Expat Forum for Expats Living in the USA
    Hi All, I'm an expat who has lived in London since 2008. I've been a tier 2 intra-company transfer since that time and I'm still with the same company. I was originally assigned to be here 3 years but that was obviously extended. My company wants me to return to the US and take on a different...
  7. Philippines Expat Forum
    re, meaning “again” patria, meaning “native country” According to Merriam-Webster, the definition of repatriation for the past 500 years has been this: To return to the country of origin, allegiance, or citizenship With our upcoming retirement and move I have all these mix emotions. What would...
  8. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    I spent the last academic year on exchange at City University in Hong Kong and this has prompted me to write my final year dissertation (thesis) on repatriation failure. I aim to look primarily at why repatriation failure rates (leaving the company within 2 years of return) are so high, and...
  9. Other Asia
    I spent the last academic year on exchange at City University in Hong Kong and this has prompted me to write my final year dissertation (thesis) on repatriation failure. I aim to look primarily at why repatriation failure rates (leaving the company within 2 years of return) are so high, and...
  10. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi. My girlfriend and I have moved to the UK (Manchester) from Australia on Youth Mobility Visas (Tier 5). We've now been here for 6 months and the travel insurance policy we purchased in Australia is about to run out. We want to take out an annual multi-trip travel insurance policy from a UK...
  11. Expat Tax
    I have a question on tax liability when moving BACK to the US. The situation: I am a US citizen living abroad, and have been away for about 7 years. I have met the bona fide residency test each year and have filed as such. I am paid in EUR and am localized in Germany, so I also claim the...
  12. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    I'm sure this is a common topic and something most expats go through. We are 9 months into our first expat assignment and we have several options materialising that will allow us to extend our original 2-year assignment to 3 or 4 years. These opportunities are advancements that will continue...
  13. International Expat Discussions
    Hi, I am very interested in finding out about your repatriation experience. I am currently involved in some research at the University of Western Australia in joint collaboration between the School of Psychology and the Business School regarding this process. This research is being supervised...
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