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Questions tagged [visa]

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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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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New employer is delaying the Job offer which needs work visa

I was interviewed four months back and offered a work contract two months ago. This job requires me to migrate to a European country. Initial date of joining was 1st of September. When I am serving my ...
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Employment Visa

So I have an offer and was handed a contract to me which will be from this August 7th to next year August 6th. I am a foreigner working in this country (Not specified but its in Asia somewhere). Today ...
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Will change in job title cause a problem in getting TN visa?

I'm Canadian, working now in the US on TN visa. Position title is Tech Lead, but in the Support Letter, it was written that I would perform responsibilities of a Computer System Analyst, so I got the ...
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who pays the work visa fee? employee or employer [closed]

My employer hired an immigration expert for all visa processing process, he asked me to pay the fee. I want to ask that; who will pay the work visa processing fee and how much?
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I got an offer to work in a different country

I am currently working in Mexico as a Web Developer Engineer. This morning, I received an offer to work as a QA Test Engineer in Georgia, USA. To be honest, I'm not afraid to change my location and I ...
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How to effectively communicate my visa status when applying for US jobs?

I'm currently in the middle/end application process for my IR1 visa and looking for a job in the US in the mean time. What would be the best way to put this on my initial application considering ...
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How to professionaly answer that i don't have a work visa but that i could get one without problems if the company hires me

The company is in New Zealand. I currently don't have a work permit for New Zealand but I could get one without problems after having a job offer. How to tell that to the companies when they ask me if ...
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Will not replying to a recruiter's reachout message on Linkedin affect chance in the future? [duplicate]

Suppose a recruiter in a big company (such as Google, Amazon) sends out a message to a candidate on Linkedin about a job opportunity (such as a software engineer). The candidate either feels not ...
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Can a H-1B be transferred to a position which doesn't sponsor a H-1B?

In US, when an employer says that a job position doesn't sponsor a H-1B, can a H-1B holder transfer their H-1B to the position from another employer? In other words, does having a H-1B visa allow one ...
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How/if to mention that I DON'T need a work permit/visa in job applications?

I'm an American with dual citizenship with an EU country. I'm in the process of applying for my first job in France (my French is pretty good, but it's obvious I'm not native - plus I have an American ...
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What to write on resume/CV to explain unemployment due to visa/work permit problems

On my resume/CV, I need to explain a 3-month gap wherein I was unemployed because I needed a work permit for the country where my then-future job was to be and the process had taken longer than ...
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What does a job description mean by “candidates need to be able to work on a W2 basis”?

If a job description requires candidates need to be able to work on a W2 basis, what does it mean? What does it prevent? For example, does it mean no contractor from a consulting company? Is ...
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Asking to delay the start date of employment due to Visa issues

I was offered a job by a Engineering firm in the semiconductor area. Initially, the start date was supposed to be sometime in June. I had my H-1B Visa application in progress at that time and I asked ...
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How to properly request a transfer to another country when I already have a work visa?

I work in a multi-national IT service company. I have recently acquired a permanent resident visa for Canada. I have six months to land in Canada. I am really happy with my company and would love to ...
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Timing resignation when the job offer is “contingent upon work permit” [duplicate]

The golden rule is that you should never resign your current job without a signed job offer from the new employer. However, I believe my case is tougher than that: I've got a job offer that's "...
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Can you use H1B LCA reported salaries as a base for salary negotiation?

For context, I have been with my company for a few years and performance reviews are upcoming. One of the topics that come up is salary readjustment. It was not too long ago that my company ...
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In a job interview, should I mention the fact that I didn't start a job after I accepted the offer and set a date?

I have an upcoming interview for a job that is very interesting to me. The job is in another country. The problem is that the last year I found another job in this country, accepted the offer, got a ...
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Work permit for Europe without bachelor degree/diploma

I failed to get at least a bachelor degree in Computer Science. Not the proudest part of my life. Now I have no finished official education besides my school. But I learned almost everything I know ...
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My SO is going abroad and I'll most likely move to live with her in less than a year. Should my employer know? [closed]

I have been with my current employer for couple of months now. So far I am extremely satisfied with the job, the only "problem" is that my SO is going abroad for couple of years. At this point there ...
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What is the right path when an H-1B Visa coworker is being paid less than he legally deserves?

While speaking with a coworker I discovered that he is being compensated below the legal threshold. I made this determination based on the following: http://internationaloffice.berkeley.edu/h-1b_faqs#...
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How to list greencard status on a resume?

I am applying for a job in a US company. I have a green card and already live in town. The company I am applying to has difficulty finding talent in the USA, so they often hire people from overseas ...
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How to deal with a request for a photocopy of my passport from the hiring company?

I am an EU citizen (not British), who is looking for jobs in England. I have been in contact with an IT company which, after the first two interviews, asked me to send them a photocopy of my passport ...