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Why aren't questions that belong on Expats migrated there rather than closed?

There are several related meta questions like: Is it necessary to migrate questions... Are H-1B and J-1 questions going to be migrated to expats? Immigration once again: what makes something an ...
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Is it OK to ask questions about immigration?

Is it OK to ask concrete questions about how to legally migrate to a different country? or is this site more for business and tourism type of travelling? Essentially, is it ok to ask about legal ...
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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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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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Can we get a "Move to outdoors.SE" option?

Travel.SE and outdoors.SE have overlap. Some question may fit on either site, or may be a better fit on one than on the other. For example, I wanted to propose to move this question on skiing to ...
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Migration to DIY

This question (which I think is clear and demonstrates effort in the question formulation) seems to fit here, observing tags like luggage, hand-luggage, luggage-gear, luggage-storage, and questions ...
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Is being answered a reason not to migrate?

I flagged two questions for migration to The Great Outdoors: https://travel.stackexchange.com/q/14711/2509 got migrated, but Do I have to expect snow at 3900 meters above sea level during summer? did ...
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Deleted answer breaks inbox menu?

A question I asked long ago got migrated to "web apps."  Today, the inbox showed it had an answer "19 hours ago" that mentioned Guadalajara.  When I clicked on it, I got my profile page instead.  When ...
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Can a question be moved from Travel.SE to Aviation.SE

When I asked my question "Is there an IATA airport code that is unassigned and that can be used for 'any airport'?" in Travel.SE I didn't realise there was an Aviation.SE that would probably be a ...
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Add Aviation to migration targets for off-topic questions

Would it make sense to add Aviation.SE to the available migration targets for off-topic questions?
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Getting 'blessed' sites for migration?

Apparently there's a means to add a list of 'blessed sites' for migration, so that we might vote on migrating the odd question, rather than waiting for a moderator to do it? If so, presumably a data ...
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Is it necessary to migrate questions that are in scope for travel but also within scope of other StackExchange sites?

I understand the importance of creating communities on various StackExchange sites that are tightly organised around a specific topic and keeping the questions on each site on topic. However, I ...
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Why was this travel related post migrated to 3D printing?

I'm not arguing whether this post was on-topic on Travel or not, but it was migrated to 3D Printing, where it most definitely is not acceptable. What happened, and what do we do to move it back?
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How did a question get migrated to IoT from here?

I saw a dubious question, and it went on hold which is fine, but it ended up at https://iot.stackexchange.com/questions/4657/how-rude-is-it-to-put-feet-on-a-table-in-public And that's really ...
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Please migrate this thread to Expats

My fault. I answered in the wrong site. This thread... https://travel.stackexchange.com/questions/49992/uk-dependent-visa-refusal-can-i-apply-for-review-in-this-situation ...does not belong on TSE....
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Should I re-ask my question on expatriates?

My question regarding working as a software developer in Addis Ababa was closed as off-topic, and the close reason stated that Expatriates SE might be a better place to ask. Should I re-ask my ...
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Are H1-B and J-1 questions going to be migrated to Expats?

Now that Expats.SE is open-beta, will expat related questions be migrated there or will they stay on Travel.SE? For example I've noted that bunch of questions just got tagged as h1b-visas and j1-...
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Should we migrate all non-site-specific, general questions about how SE works to the main Meta SE?

I just posted a suggestion to Meta SE that questions that are non-specific to particular site-meas should be migrated to Meta SE. Here's the text I posted there: On the various sites I participate in,...
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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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Why does the question list show "0" for this already-answered question?

An answer has been posted to this question. The Travel list of questions, however, shows "0" in the "Answers" box. Here's a screenshot: Is this because it's been migrated? Some other reason?
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Add The Great Outdoors to migration targets for off-topic questions [duplicate]

Would it make sense to add Outdoors.SE to the available migration targets for off-topic questions? This is not a duplicate of the other question, adding useless blabla to fool the system.
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Can we add something about outdoors to the FAQ?

We've been getting numerous questions recently that would probably fit better at The Great Outdoors SE, but get asked at Travel Answers because Travel Answers is more visible and it's tangibly on-...
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