Month: April 2018

Standard visitor visa

My uncle is inviting me to the UK for a short holiday during my long vacation. I’m a university student. He is paying for my trip. When filling the application form, I was asked the reason why he is paying for my trip but I don’t know what to write. Can you please help me? […]

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Whispering in general, no – it’s ok to keep your voice down to avoid disturbing others (eg during movies, watching live golf, tennis, etc). However, some people do certainly consider it rude to whisper in front of others. It’s akin to talking to one one of two (or more) people in a room as you’re […]

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Are there other cultures where whispering to avoid bothering others is the correct thing to do? I would say, in most European and Asian countries keeping your conversation down to the level that people around you are not bothered with it is the correct thing to do. This is especially true in mass transit. In […]

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Is it possible to achieve, retain and make use of CR1/IR1 visas while staying outside the US, but working for US companies as an employee, paying US taxes, Social Security, etc? No, it is not possible. An immigrant visa itself does not grant you any rights you’re looking for, such as a right to be […]

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Working remotely for the US with a spouse immigrant visa

I live with my fiancee in Europe. I’m from here, she is American. We want to marry so she can stay with me in Europe. We’re not interested in living in America. However it would be interesting for me to apply to an immigrant visa (CR1), so I can work remotely for US companies, as […]

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You can absolutely do this. However, choosing seats at check-in really makes it quite unlikely that you’ll get to sit together. The way to play it safe is to pay for seat reservations at the time of booking and book seats side-by-side so that you are together. Availability should be good if you do this […]

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I cannot think of a reason why a US citizen would be unable to travel to France from the UK with a school group using her US passport, even if she is also a British citizen. To get back into the UK, however, she should bring some evidence of her British citizenship. The expired passport […]

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Traveling to the UK with a German travel document

My sister-in-law has a German blue passport. Does she need a visa to come to the UK? Source: https://stackoverflow.com/

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Can I purchase a round-trip and a one-way on the same flight sitting together?

My 12 year old daughter and I want to a fly to a friends house and spend the week. I will then turn around and fly back home but my daughter will be traveling on by car with my sister to another location. So I need a round-trip ticket for me and a one-way ticket […]

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UK citizen on school trip with US passport?

My daughter is 14 and is due to go on a school trip to France in 13 days rom the UK. We just realised that her UK passport is expired. But she also has a valid US passport. Can she use this? And if not, will we be able to get her a UK replacement […]

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