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Is it easier to obtain H1B / green card as academics in the US?

I am a social science PhD student (with a quantitative bent) at a U.S. research university. If paperwork is not a concern, I would be equivalently interested in working as an academic and in private ...
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Ordering Chemicals for a laboratory on a Student or J1 Visa

I just wanted to ask, if any time, any of you have had any issues ordering hazardous chemicals in a laboratory located in the US. Specially if you had any of your students or postdocs do it, since I ...
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Six-month post-doc on J-1 Research scholar visa, can one apply for another J-1 if physically departing before end of contract?

Someone I know (nationality French) has accepted a six-month post-doctoral fellowship in the United States. The hosting institute will sponsor a J-1 visa; my understanding is that J-1 visas are much ...
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International student in Canada - employment in the US

I'm an international Ph.D student currently at a university in the US (F1 visa). My professor is moving to Univ. or Toronto, and has invited me to move as a part of his research group. While I ...
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Obtaining a US J1 visa for someone who has worked in the Middle east - is it possible?

The best candidate for a job opening in my group is Indian, lives in Europe, and has worked for (and visited / lived for short periods), a company based in a US-allied Arab country. The human ...
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As a postdoc with a one-year contract in Switzerland, am I allowed for a B visa ?

I worked for a year in Switzerland, but I have been given an L visa, even as a European. This has strong limitations in terms of rentals and bank services. Other people got a B visa for the same ...
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What kind of Visa is required to work in Academia in Japan?

As from title. What kind of visa class do I have to apply for, in order to work as an academic in Japan ?