Jan 242011
 
Do I need to return to the US to get my visa because I’m an idiot and didn’t research about it beforehand?

    (asked by Jainiz from the US) I am an American girl married to a French man. My three months here have expired, is there any way I can get the carte de résident without having to travel back to the US? Can an immigration attorney help me get legalize? Or is this possible? I just don’t want to go back and forth, its costly.   Come on people, I want to help you. I really do. But you [Read the rest]

Feb 022010
 

Hey, my name is Sergio, 16 from Austin, Texas and I was reading your blog…neat stuff. I’m actually a Francophile, meaning I literally have an obsession with learning the French language. I am Mexican-American, obviously speaking both English and Spanish as my native languages and trying to learn French. I was actually wondering if it would be difficult for me to live in France, as an English or Spanish teacher or a civil engineer. I have already read Lola’s e-mail, [Read the rest]

Dec 152009
 

(asked by Nicky from somewhere) I am a qualified & experienced counselor, what do you think are my chances of finding work in France? My parents have lived there for 7 years, near Perpignan and I am hoping to move over at some point soon. Any help and suggestions will be gratefully received! Regards Er… A counselor in what? Unless I’m missing something, don’t you think you’re a little bit too vague for me to be able to answer your [Read the rest]

Oct 022009
 

(asked by anonymous from somewhere) Any advice on how to live in France and work without being an illegal immigrant? It’s a pretty straightforward question (the e-mail was actually much longer but didn’t contain anything else relevant to this site).So straightforward that the person asking the question could have found the answer with some research. Oh well, I’ll do it then as it’s a very interesting and somewhat important question. I’m even surprised I was not asked this question earlier [Read the rest]