What is a Country Anyway? A country, better called a “jurisdiction” because there are many smaller areas within countries such as territories, provinces, states, etc. is an area where a particular set of rules (laws, regulations, etc.) apply. For example, the laws of Canada don’t apply in Germany and vice versa. Why is this important?…

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Residency Clarified What does it mean to be “resident” in a country? Actually, there’s two distinct and not always overlapping concepts of residence: Legal Residence – this is what you might call “the legal right to live in a country”.  You are a legal resident of somewhere.Normally, when you go to a country you aren’t…

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