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Expats guide: Staying Safe in the US

November 25, 2019 |

We’ve seen the Hollywood films, dreamed of walking the streets of New York City and even shaken hands with Mickey Mouse at Disneyland. But what is it like living in America?

Moving to the USA in some ways feels strangely … Read More

A Brit’s Guide to the American School System

August 31, 2015 |

Three Pieces of Advice When Moving To America from Britain with School Age Children

400 British people emigrate every day, according to the Office of National Statistics.  Many of these families are moving to the US and even though they … Read More

UK Police Cautions/Warnings and US Immigration Law

June 9, 2014 |

The way in which US immigration law treats criminal matters for purposes of determining a non-US citizen’s admissibility to the United States is complex. Notably, travellers from the United Kingdom are often surprised that a UK police caution or formal … Read More


Buying a Car in the USA as a Foreign Expat? Here’s How!

May 21, 2014 |

There are many obstacles that Expats will face when buying a car in the United States. James Krulder, General Manager of International AutoSource advises on the top five things that Expats need to … Read More


Increasing Number of Americans Support Pathway to Citizenship

March 11, 2014 |

A new Gallup survey reveals that a growing number of Americans support a pathway to legalisation for current illegal immigrants over toughening border security.

According to the poll, 44 per cent of Americans find it most important for … Read More


What To Do When You Receive An RFE: The Dos and Don’ts

October 20, 2013 |

Receipt of a Request for Evidence (“RFE”) from UCSIS is the first sign that your visa or immigration case is in trouble.  In most cases, an RFE signifies that you have not properly addressed the legal requirements underpinning the visa category for which you have applied.  In some cases, it can mean that USCIS discovered contradictory or inconsistent information when it compared the various supporting documents you submitted as against the forms and covering letter, or as against information in the public domain. Read More


Moving to the USA: Top 10 States for Quality of Life

January 28, 2013 |

It’s a new year and resolutions are normally made to be broken, but you’re serious about moving to the USA this year – or at least making considerable steps towards it. Along with thinking about the logistics that sit hand-in-hand with moving abroad, you need to suss out your location options and ensure you pick the perfect location for you and your family. Read More


Shipping Household Goods to the USA

January 24, 2013 |

Moving anywhere these days forces us to evaluate the things we have and whether we really need them. So when it comes to an international move, that pressure is even greater. Particularly so when the country in question is America; is it really worth taking every single item you own? After all, they match us for technology, goods and services. Or, when all is said and done and you add up the cost of replacing items you need on a daily basis, is it actually cheaper to ship your entire life out there? Read More


Family Relationships and the EB-5 Investment Visa

November 12, 2012 |

The EB-5 program is a well-established and popular choice for high net worth individuals who wish to make an investment into a pre-approved US business in order to receive a green card. Those who invest will receive a conditional green card for an initial two year period, before becoming eligible to remove their status and re-apply for permanent US residency. Read More


Small Businesses as Engines of the US Economy – The E-2 Visa

October 25, 2012 |

The E-2 Treaty Investor visa can provide a unique opportunity for many who wish to kick start a new business in the USA, but it is important to understand some of the core features of this category, for you to decide whether E-2 is the right route for you. If you are researching your immigration options, your mind is likely to be swamped with a myriad of letter-number combinations ascribed to the many different visa categories available. Read More