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Other If i want to work overseas, do i need to have citizenship

  1. Feb 26, 2017 #1
    Well, just asking. If i want to work in the USA do i need to change my citizenship to USA and vice versa. If so, is it worth it?
     
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  3. Feb 26, 2017 #2

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    You will need to have a visa that allows you to work in the US, or a Permanent Resident (Green card) status. These do NOT require a change in citizenship. The visa comes in many different flavors.

    Getting such a visa in the first place is a whole different can of worms, especially now during the Trump regime.

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  4. Feb 26, 2017 #3

    fresh_42

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    Interesting choice of words towards the end ...

    I guess, this is true as well as for Europe. Even if there is no closed term like "green card", it will probably involve a qualified visa.
    And it will make a difference, whether you want to work or only study. The latter should be easier, although even this won't be allowed with a tourist visa. In any case you should address the local embassies and simply ask them.
     
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