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Questions about questions related more to expatriates and immigration than they are related to travel. We consider them off-topic here but the subject comes up regularly.

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Expatriates is leaving beta. Should we finally get a migration path from here to there?

There have been longstanding requests for a migration path from here to Expatriates, because we get a lot of questions here asked on a frequent basis that are off-topic here but on-topic there. The ...
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Before migrating questions to expat.SE, please check they were not asked there already

I am a moderator of expat.SE, and I am sorry that I have to ask this again. Last time I asked was in Jun 2021, but it just happened again. Please can you check before migrating a question to expat.SE ...
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Adding "post this on Expatriates" guidance to the ask page

The Problem: Migration Traffic to Expatriates Adding a migration target to Expatiates isn't currently an available option since SE doesn't add migration paths to sites in beta: Migration path ...
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Migration path between Travel and Expatriates

I know we've been down this road a few times before, but the lack of a migration path has been really bothering me, because it provides an awful experience for people asking questions who wound up in ...
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When migrating to expatriates, can you check that the question has not already been asked there?

Scott here. I am one of the moderators of expatriates.SE, and I have seen twice recently that a question has been asked in expats.SE and also in travel.SE by the same person at around the same time, ...
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Where does travel end and expat begin? I am probably soon to become a nomad. Not emigrating to any particular place, but not being exactly a tourist either. I plan to stay in one place long ...
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Question about a question about approaching work-related stay in Australia

My company is doing a project with a big customer in Australia, which spans several years. The customer also works on the same project. My employer and I discussed me going over there for a year with ...
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Is this a travel or expats question?

I'm an Australian living in the US and I need to renew my Australian passport, which (as of July 1st 2015) requires me to visit an Australian embassy in person for a face-to-face interview. My spouse ...
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Expats etiquette

As a relatively new user of the site I'm puzzled. Take this question as an example. I looked at this and determined that it's a question about migration so I flagged it for migration and left a ...
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Helping out our sister site, Expats (Progress: 100%!!) - thanks to all who helped on the goal

Expats is doing well in visits, users, but lacking in answer rate. As such, like we've done on travel in the past with success, I've created a challenge on meta.expats. Expats shares so many users ...
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Is this question better for Travel or Expats SE?

I'm an American citizen planning to go to Seoul as a tourist for a month or two, and, if I like it, enroll in a three-month Korean language course through one of the universities there (making a total ...
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The October Challenge - Here's your chance to finally answer expat questions!

As we've now got our unanswered down to <40 questions, doing pretty well, how about we spend a month helping out Expats? The winner will be the one with the most answers with upvotes on previously ...
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Gap between Travel and Expatriates

Regarding this question: UK student visitor visa refused, Erasmus Mundus scholarship. This was closed on Travel, since as a rule questions about studying abroad are off topic, and recommended posting ...
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Could we promote Expatriates proposal on the site?

The Expatriates proposal needs only 30 more commiters to go to beta phase. Because this site is strongly connected with Travel, could we promote it on the Travel site? We have already banner: http://...
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Expatriates proposal is into the Commitment stage, signups needed!

We've had a lot of debate, both recently and over the years, on what to do with Immigration and Expat style questions. As part of that, people were originally suggested to support the Immigration ...
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Are expat questions on-topic?

The story so far: although the subject of expat questions has been raised in the past, we haven't really given much thought on them and the issue is still controversial. So let's have this debate. ...
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Expat proposal needs just 1 more question with >10 score! Can you help? [closed]

For some time there's been the problem of immigration questions on here, and there's been tentative hope of an immmigration.SE - and indeed, there's an Immigration/Expat proposal. Now, said ...
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Should we accept Immigration refuges?

I know, I know, expat questions are off topic here. But with the closing of Immigration, they currently have nowhere to go! There's a proposal to give them a permanent home in Expatriates, but until ...