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Q: ...me and my wife are thinking to file papers for me she is a u.s citizen all I have Is a u.s visa

I been going in and out of the u,s I work with and American company from Louisiana based in Dubai working in Angola 60/60 if I apply for my papers what can I do because I need to keep work out of the state can I get a special permit to keep work out of the state?

Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot
answered on Jul 28, 2015

Immigration attorneys rarely answer questions here. Go see one.

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Q: I am thinking of moving to another country. I am a US citizen by birth, spent 21 yrs. in the military and receive

Retirement pay + SS. If I choose to give up my US citizenship, will I lose these 2 pay items? Is there an exit tax?

Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot
answered on Aug 4, 2015

Why give up your american citizenship?

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Q: CAN A NATURALIZED US CITIZEN CORRECT BIRTH DATE WITHOUT PENALTIES?
Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot
answered on Aug 4, 2015

Correct birth date? What do you mean? Probably is the only answer that I can give you.

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Q: Can parent in non signatory country UAE use hague convention abduction report for our children to return from us to UAE?
Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot
answered on Aug 4, 2015

I hope you have gotten this question answered by now. Whenever you have a legal question like this it is best to go see an attorney who handles that type of law, face to face.

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Q: Where can I file for international custody of my two children through hague convention in North Florida?
Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot
answered on Aug 4, 2015

Go see an international lawyer, or a family lawyer who knows about this sort of thing. I have been practicing for 30 years and do not know how to answer your question. It might just be the wrong question to ask.

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Q: Can case precedent from the United Kingdom be considered by a U.S. court?
Francis M. Boyer
Francis M. Boyer
answered on Aug 4, 2011

International precedents are not considered. However, you can always cite it but not without having at least partial support with U.S. legal precedents.

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Q: Is it leagal for US citizen to invest in a foreign on line poker site?
Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot
answered on Aug 9, 2015

Probably.

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Q: Where I can find latvian law search?
Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot
answered on Jul 26, 2012

Probably on the internet, but I never have searched for that. It's worth giving it a try.

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Q: I need to know Procedure in the Florida State Courts on how to take or obtain testimony in a foreign country

Florida Rogatory Commission. Procedure, the latest law, including Statutes, and, Rules of Court before I dictate a Motion & schedule a hearing

Francis M. Boyer
Francis M. Boyer
answered on Aug 4, 2011

Depending on the country, you may need letter rogatory and use The Hague COnvention

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Q: Which countries are signatories to the Hague Convention?
Francis M. Boyer
Francis M. Boyer
answered on Aug 4, 2011

The complete list is here http://www.hcch.net/index_en.php?act=states.listing

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Q: US Customs has seized a shipment of letters bound to the USPS. They have stamps already on ? Which law has jurisdiction.

I have for many years recieve mail from foreign countries. The intent is to "inject" them in the USPS. It is received with U.S stamps already on them. Now Customs is telling me it is ilegal to do so. Which law or regulation are they basing this on?

Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot
answered on Aug 10, 2015

Federal law, most likely.

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Q: I have Iranian Carpet that is seized, how do I get it back from customs. It was a wedding gift five years ago.
Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot
answered on Aug 10, 2015

You asked this a long time ago. I do not know of any attorneys that can handle this type of question, you need to look for an attorney who handles matters with customs.

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