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Questions about immigration to another country where the document known as a visa is used to let one study or work abroad in some cases.

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Can I ask my company to reimburse flight ticket? [closed]

My previous employer had not cancelled my work visa in the UAE which resulted in me joining a new company. My new company is covering my flight expenses but they can’t give me a ticket without a visa. ...
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Finding H1B Sponsorship as a Software Engineer

I'm a technical lead in the field of software engineering based in the UK. My salary here is a fraction of what it would be in the US. So, it makes financial sense for me to move over there, for at ...
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How to find an IT job in Australia as an offshore applicant with strong experience and expertise?

I am a professional with 10+ years' work experience in software engineering and data industry based in China, and right now I'd like to find opportunities in Australia (all regions) for better living ...
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Multiple jobs in EU [closed]

I am working as an IT professional in Germany and a blue card holder. I am offered a very lucrative job in Netherlands which is another EU member state and definitely want to accept it. I want to know ...
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What to do for the client to release us from project?

My friend and I are working for a client from my company since almost last 10 years on a big project. No one else know the work we did, so we will be called anytime to look into any issue in the ...
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Why with so many US job vacancy today, the foreign policy still make it nearly impossible to work in US as a foreigner? [closed]

Why with so many US job vacancy today, the foreign policy still make it nearly impossible to work in US as a foreigner? I mean for the direct apply instead of being transferred by the company. From ...
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UK Visa Sponsorship not in written offer

After a long wait, I received an offer from a UK company. From the first contact until the latest, everyone was (still is) aware that as an EU, I will require a VISA sponsorship, and they even offered ...
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How to work remotely for US companies as a foreigner

I am neither a US citizen nor have ever been in the US. I want to remotely work for US-based companies, and apparently, almost all companies require a visa or some sort of work permit even for remote ...
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Terminate a contract with a German employer before starting working. Any consequences if I'm living abroad?

I'm from Latin America and signed a contract with a German company in February. Since then, the company has been handling my relocation to Germany. I'm still waiting for the pre-approval of my work ...
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How to approach an unresponsive potential employer after signing a contract and waiting for my Visa

I signed a contract in January for a company in Europe (I'm from Latin America), and since then, they have been handling my relocation and visa process through a relocation agency. The problem is that ...
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Resigning before a new work permit is issued

Recently, I received an offer from a company (let's call it company A) which hires IT specialists to work in Switzerland. On my end, I currently hold a non-EU citizenship and I'm working in the ...
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How to communicate across two job offers, offering H1-B and GC sponsorship, that I will not continue the process if H1-B fails?

It's very hard to condense my situation down into a short title, so please indulge me with a quick explaination: H1-B is a yearly visa lottery to allow working with dual-intent in the US. My odds of ...
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Will WFH force me out of high cost location? Mostly for NYC tech workers

I am employed as IT project manager within NYC-area banking industry. I will be three years at my IB in a few months without a raise during tenure. My ratings have been good and I am on the promotion ...
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Job hopping to pursue dream

I have 2 years of total experience and I have been working on the most amazing company for 3 months only. However my goal is to gain experience and be sent to work in Europe which is my life goal and ...
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Should I be applying to international jobs requiring a work visa right now when I know getting my IELTS results will take 1-2 months?

Here's my situation. I am interested in jobs which require a work visa, and the visa requires a decent IELTS score. Due to the scarcity of test dates, I know I won't get the results before the end of ...
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Can my friend from Pakistan work as a contracted worker for US company, since H1B visas are not being issued in us?

My good friend wants to work for my company in the US, he's in Pakistan currently. He does not need to be physically present in the US. He is not a US citizen he's from Pakistan. any way for him to be ...
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Decline a job offer after acceptance due to visa problem

I accepted a job offer (online) last September. The employer is in Australia and is willing to sponsor my work visa application. I submitted my visa application last October, and provided additional ...
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How can I handle job offers when I'm on a student visa?

I've been living about six months abroad on a student visa. Currently, I am receiving many offers to work here, but I'm always blocked because my visa limitations. How could I approach the ...
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Can I get a work permit on Netherlands on IT with an associate degree at a non-related area?

I'm a F/24yr with +8 years of experience on Web Development, but my formation is on Graphic Design (associate degree). I'm trying to leave Brazil and get better job/life conditions than here. My scope ...
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Late contract and compensation request

I was offered a job in Germany starting in January 1st, 2020 stated in my hosting agreement. After arrival I was asked to obtain a residence permit otherwise I cannot sign a contract. I mentioned to ...
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Can I apply for jobs that didn't mention anything about visa sponsorship?

There are a lot of positions in some countries like Netherlands but less than one percent of them mentioned either support or not support the visa sponsorship. So is it professional to apply for ...
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VISA sponsorship happens each April in the US

I got this response from a former prospective employer Dec 2019. "Unfortunately, it is too late to sponsor someone for a new visa, as that only happens each April in the US." Does it mean companies ...
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Is it likely I'm being underpaid if a Notice of Filing for my role and title shows a higher salary?

In our company lunchroom, there is a posted "Notice of Filing of Labor Application", which states that the company intends to hire a foreign employee with an H1B visa. The role, title, and annual ...
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I was dismissed as a candidate for an abroad company after disclosing my disability

I live in Lebanon, A company abroad reached for me and offered a relocation visa to New Zeeland, I was so happy, to avoid surprises I disclosed that I have cerebral palsy, but that doesn't affect my ...
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Is it advisable to ask the sponsor employer to pay for the Visa fee? [closed]

I am extending my Tier 2 visa as advised by my sponsor(employer). But the company said that they only issue the Cos and asking me to pay the visa fee for me and my wife. Would it be possible if I ...
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Should I acquire a visa to work in the United states before applying for a summer internship

I'm a UK citizen about to start my penultimate year at university. Like most of my peers, I'm currently seeking as much experience as possible having done a summer internship in London for the past ...
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My German National Work Visa Got Rejected due to Submitted Provisional Master Degree Certificate [closed]

Recently I have received heartbreaking news from German Consulate Bangalore stating that "The Bachelor degree submitted is not registered as recognised degree in Germany. The Master degree is only ...
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Should I say that I need visa sponsorship in my cover letters?

I'm an Indonesian citizen but I have lived in Australia for 10 years, spent my high school, university & 2 years post graduate professional work at Australia. I'm looking for a sponsorship to ...
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What alternatives exist to at-will employment?

I'm in the process of negotiating a move from a UK subsidiary to US head office, based in Pennsylvania. An element of my potential new employment that concerns me, is that it is 'at-will'. This is ...
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Can I use one European work permit to work in another European country? [closed]

Is it possible to get a work visa from a European country and then quit the job and start to work with another company in another country?
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Colleagues with less experience being promoted ahead

My (previous) colleague feels as though she has been passed up for multiple promotions. Her junior colleagues are being promoted, but she is not. What advice or guidance can I offer her? First thing ...
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Company did not petition for visa in a timely manner. Is asking me to work from overseas, but wants me to take a paycut

I currently am on a work visa with an annual of USD$145K. Unfortunately, HR did not file paperwork on time, and my visa will expire in a month. I am fine going back, since I can apply for another ...
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Add or not to the CV a work experience without a visa

I would like to ask about a theorical question that could have happened with a friend called Bob. Suppose that Bob worked with Alice, both from a poor country P and their company had a contract with ...
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Is Google Associate Android Developer Certification Enough For Work Visa To Prove The Qualification

My question is specifically for Germany, but in case you know the procedures of other EU countries or Canada and you can answer to this question for those countries you're welcome to share your ...
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TN Visa: Position Change but under same occupational category, Do I need to reapply?

I am a Canadian currently working in the US under TN status as a Chemist performing lab work. I have a bachelors degree in Biology (which did not matter as the requirement only states that a degree is ...
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EU Blue Card Application with BA Degree for Software Developer

I hope everyone is doing well and healthy. I have a query regarding the Blue Card Application. Recently I have received a Job offer from a German company with a salary of Euro 58K, and I have only a ...
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How do you find a company that will sponsor a visa? [closed]

Lets say you don't have an EU passport, nor a US one (or working visas). How can a fairly recent grad (in software, but let's assume any high tech job), who is a talented and passionate person, start ...
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My employer will not have required permits to employ me in the future. How should I approach job search?

I'm currently legally working for a US company on a special permit, I'm not a US citizen. My permit will expire this year in a few months. I'm allowed to apply for a renewal, but I learned that this ...
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How long does it take to receive German work permit using a valid contract?

Given that, I am non-EU citizen, and I already have a valid contract with an employer in Munich or Berlin. Then, i wish to know, how long does the process of generation of my work permit takes time? ...
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Why majority of companies do not support "Visa sponsorship"?

I am a non-EU citizen who wishes to move to Germany for work purpose. As a result, I need to have a German work permit.Sadly, not all the companies provide relocation and visa sponsorship services. ...
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Is it a good idea to mention visa sponsorship in cover letter?

I have found a job notice for an internship which supports visa sponsorship for Germany. Although my background is quite matched with the needs of company, it is only an intern position, while I am an ...
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Should I ask my employer about my visa status since it has been 10 days the last we communicated? [closed]

I am selected in UAE as a software engineer and has signed the job offer, also I send him the scanned copies of all the required attested documents along with the hard copy of my attested degree via ...
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Work in other EU countries while I have temporary Residence permit in Lithuania [closed]

I am iOS Developer and co-founder of a startup in Lithuania and as non-EU citizen I have startup visa and temporary residence permit in Lithuania. Do I have permission to looking for job in other EU ...
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How to politely tell recruiter that contacted me to not waste their time if they can’t offer visa sponsorship?

I'm a web developer, I was a match in a job search site for a position that I'm fit for and really interested in. The recruiter asked for my CV and phone number but it's not mentioned in their offer ...
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Unable to visit the head office for an interview due to outrageous B1/B2 wait times, what should I tell the hiring manager?

(NB: Although this question touches on issues of immigration and travel, its pith lies in understanding the way hiring managers and recruiters think, which is why I belive Workplace is the right place ...
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Do I really need to wait for my SSN to start working in the US as a Canadian with TN Visa? [closed]

I got offered a position at a company in the USA not too long ago. I very recently got my TN Visa but unfortunately my start date is being delayed quite a bit, I just applied for my SSN recently and I ...
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Companies with Visa Sponsored for a non-European citizen [closed]

I'm a non-European citizen considering looking for jobs in Europe. Actually I'm Iranian, And as far as I know, some companies offer visa sponsorship to foreign candidates in Stack-Over-Flow. But ...
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How to increase chance of you getting hired if you are not a native to that country?

I am an Android developer with almost 5 years of experience in native android application development. I am from India and considering moving to another country, mainly Canada, japan or any European ...
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Work permit and job offer withdrawal

My boyfriend (citizen of a non-EU country) has finished his studies in an EU country and has begun looking for a job in that EU country. Usually, the main reason for the many rejections he received ...
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Should my company assume the cost of applying for the OPT STEM Extension? [closed]

To contextualize better the situation, I work in a San Francisco startup of 5 employees, which is in the process of getting a series A funding round, and had a previous seed round of around 3 million $...
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