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06 Mar
ICE agent OFFLL

Why A Second Passport Is Today’s Smartest Protection Plan

Don’t Tell ICE, But My Name Is Ommar What do a British school teacher, a Russian Playboy model, and Muhammad Ali Junior have in common? They’ve all been stopped by U.S. immigration. The British school teacher was barred from boarding a flight from Reykjavik to New York. He’s a British citizen, but he’s Muslim... And [...]
09 Feb
the manana attitude and expectations overseas

Managing Your Expectations When Doing Business Overseas

Your Only Defense In The Developing World A talk show host in the U.K. has Julio Iglesias on as a guest. He starts talking to him about the Spanish language... They come around to the word mañana, and the host asks Julio what, exactly, it means to a Spanish speaker. Julio responds to explain that, [...]
01 Sep
World's Easiest Residency Programs

Our Official List Of The World’s Easiest Residency Programs

Live and Invest Overseas’ annual Retire Overseas Conference wrapped up here in Las Vegas last night. This is primarily a lifestyle event; the focus is on where and how to live or retire overseas. However, the number of people at this year’s event asking questions about opportunities for back-up residencies and second citizenships was significant… […]

01 Aug
One of the most iconic simbols of France, The Eiffel Tower

Politesse, People, And French Culture As An American In Paris

This past week in Paris I found myself dealing with yet another automated system that I didn’t understand, this time at a bank. If you know me, you know that I’m not generally recognized as a people person. On the other hand, I’m not a big fan of automated systems either. From automatic checkout lanes […]

23 Jun
A man signing papers for residency. Discover Where And How To Establish Foreign Residency

Where And How To Establish Foreign Residency

A friend is pursuing multiple residency options concurrently. He’s in different stages of trying to establish residency in several different countries with an eye to eventually obtaining citizenship in each one, as well. He figures that at least one of the applications won’t work out. Plus, each comes with different time lines and requirements, and […]