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Swiss Carte De Legitimation - Live in France as US citizen

Hello everyone,

I apologize if this has already been answered, but, I have truly scoured this page and cannot find the answer if it has. Please forgive dual posting.

I am a US citizen. I am moving to Geneva area for employment with a UN Agency in Geneva. I will receive a carte de legitimation (CDL) as a result (Swiss residence and work permit, as you probably know). I prefer to live in neighboring France because it is cheaper and offers larger more rural spaces, I won't need to be in the office every day, and I have two large dogs (making accommodation in a small apartment in Swiss area around Geneva impractical).

I am wondering if anyone knows what additional permits/visas a US citizen with a Swiss CDL would need to live in France? Even the French Consulate here in the US did not clearly answer the question and I've called almost every consulate, permanent mission etc possible with no success.

Thank you in advance.
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