Residence falsehoods

Falsehoods Programmers Believe About Residence - A great post by Sam Phippen.

I don’t think this applies only to programmers either. As an immigrant, the post hits home with a wave of memories about clerical misunderstandings:
“What do you mean you have no bank account in the country of your citizenship?”
“What do you mean you can no longer enter a country you’re paying tax in?”
“What do you mean you have no valid address in the country which passport you’re holding?”

This shows us that for the most part, us - the IT nomads are still a bit of a snowflake situation in the giant machine of international law.

 
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