Home Country


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Home Country

The country in which one was born, regardless of where one currently lives. One's home country may have tax and other consequences. For example, one born in the United States is a citizen of the United States and so may be taxed on worldwide income, whether or not one lives there.
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You will likely find that some of the adaptations developed abroad significantly benefit franchisees in your home country as well.
Number of Afghan refugees returning their home country from
However, this human capital if flown out in large quantity from a home country to host country leaves the former, socio-economically underdeveloped.
Section 173 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act ("Dodd-Frank Act") amended the IBA to provide that the Board may consider, for a foreign bank that presents a risk to the stability of the United States financial system, whether the home country of the foreign bank has adopted, or is making demonstrable progress toward adopting, an appropriate system of financial regulation for the financial system of such home country to mitigate such risk.
He spent two years in his home country but failed to adjust there.
The cost of closing down a euro zone bank will initially be borne almost fully by its home country, but the obligations of euro zone partners will gradually rise to be shared equitably after 10 years, under the terms of an EU proposal seen by Reuters on Saturday.
The man won an anonymity order after claiming he would suffer vigilante attacks in his home country.
Last week, Yemeni authorities deported more than 700 Ethiopians back to their home country via a Defense Ministry airplane.
For many people, being able to afford a better car than they could have bought in their home country opens up a world of motoring opportunities, whether it is 4x4 driving in the desert, track day racing, or just a leisurely weekend drive to Jebel Hafeet.
Another resident -- an Indian -- is wanted by the police in his home country following a case filed against him and his family by his wife under the draconian Domestic Violence Act of India.
1 percent in 2009, a fact that may be important because the culture and norms surrounding the issue of women's work outside the home in a woman's home country influence whether she will be employed in the United States.