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Jan 22nd 2021, 3:14 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 827
Posted By rpjs

Re: Maintaining UK status, NHS (tax and NI-related questions)

You can file a form P85 to tell HMRC you're no longer resident in the UK and you expect to be living abroad for the foreseeable future (I think HMRC uses expecting to be out of the UK for at least...
Jan 11th 2021, 7:52 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 542
Posted By rpjs

Re: Do I need a CNI certificate to marry in the US?

A quick google suggests it's a "Certificate of No Impediment" (to marriage). My reading is that this is a certification that the person is not, as far as UK records show, already married. It appears...
Nov 30th 2020, 6:22 pm
Replies: 5,842
Views: 309,440
Posted By rpjs

Re: 2020 Election

It's a thing called "electoral fusion". It was created in NYS to break the power of the old-school political machines like Tammany Hall. In a nutshell, any candidate for office in NYS can be...
Sep 22nd 2020, 4:03 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 910
Posted By rpjs

Re: More detailed biomentrics on the way?

Though it didn't actually work properly. They had to turn the sensitivity down so much to prevent false rejections that it became easy to spoof, which is why it was dropped. AIUI the modern...
Aug 21st 2020, 4:30 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 2,225
Posted By rpjs

Re: N400 Interviews - What are they like?

That was in Manhattan right? Mine neither, but the judge did hang around to shake hands with everyone at least. I think it's just how that location works, probably they're doing so many...
Aug 14th 2020, 7:13 pm
Replies: 48
Views: 3,155
Posted By rpjs

Re: The Iron Road

I read the online magazine Railway Herald (http://railwayherald.com/).

I'm not sure the fact that the HSTs are ~40 years old is that big a factor. They're BR Mk III coaching stock, which...
Forum: USA
Aug 10th 2020, 4:19 pm
Replies: 44
Views: 3,496
Posted By rpjs

Re: Advice on job please

Medical can indeed pay $$$$, although as some say there are lots of extra costs like liability insurance. My b-i-l is an ER doc in Las Vegas and his entry-level salary there after completing his...
Jul 24th 2020, 4:03 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 673
Posted By rpjs

Volunteer FF...Off atopic Posts Moved From US Imm. Forum

Our fire department is wholly volunteer. Our volunteer ambulance corps has had shortages in recent years and so the village has had to buy in paid EMS cover from time to time. There's also county...
Jul 24th 2020, 3:45 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 4,526
Posted By rpjs

Re: At the beginning ...

Our local firefighters and EMS aren't paid at all! They're volunteers.
Jul 14th 2020, 6:51 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 1,341
Posted By rpjs

Re: Only at the DMV

The DMV is the reason why America doesn't have public healthcare.
Forum: USA
Feb 20th 2020, 3:39 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 2,231
Posted By rpjs

Re: HOA's and lack of white goods in South Orange County rental properties

They'd have to reinstall the pipe! And that would involve drilling through the tiles we've had laid.
Forum: USA
Feb 20th 2020, 2:34 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 2,231
Posted By rpjs

Re: HOA's and lack of white goods in South Orange County rental properties

We're currently doing up a house to rent out. We've installed a new range (cooker / hob) and are keeping the existing fridge but we've disconnected the water supply for the ice-maker.

We also...
Forum: USA
Feb 20th 2020, 2:17 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 2,847
Posted By rpjs

Re: Driving License

This came up on our internal "USA immigrants" board at work recently. It seems to be a bit of a crapshoot as to whether you can get the NJ DMV to waive the road test for someone with a full foreign...
Dec 8th 2019, 3:48 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,992
Posted By rpjs

Re: Would appreciate some advice on the viability of attaining residency

You sound a bit like me. Humanities degree but ended up in software engineering. I got my visa through my wife, who was from the US, but the company I worked for let me transfer to their NYC office....
Forum: USA
Nov 19th 2019, 11:32 am
Replies: 31
Views: 2,147
Posted By rpjs

Re: NYC car obligations

In NYS the registration is the bigger white windscreen sticker which lasts two years and the roadworthiness/emissions is the smaller coloured sticker which lasts one year. You’re also required to...
Forum: USA
Nov 12th 2019, 4:22 pm
Replies: 40
Views: 7,110
Posted By rpjs

Re: Moving to USA

Yes, your immediate family would qualify for L-2 visas. Your spouse can apply for an Employment Authorization Document and work once they receive it (3-6 months). Your children would not be able to...
Nov 11th 2019, 8:23 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 991
Posted By rpjs

Re: Visiting the SSA after citizenship (also GE)

Yeah I was offered the option of a new card when I went in to report my naturalization, but as my current card doesn't bear the not valid for employment without additional documentation annotation I...
Forum: USA
Nov 1st 2019, 10:57 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 3,219
Posted By rpjs

Re: Micro Chips on US Credit Cards

Just got a replacement Chase debit card and it is contactless. It even works on the new OMNY readers on the NYC Subway. No more swiping Metrocards at long last!
Oct 31st 2019, 8:26 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,015
Posted By rpjs

Re: Passports

There is. It's called TIMATIC and is used by the airlines to check travellers' documents validity for their journeys. It's what they use to decide whether to let you board or not. There's quite a...
Oct 23rd 2019, 6:59 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 2,131
Posted By rpjs

Re: Thank you everyone!!!!

I did my post-naturalization update at the SSA office in Yonkers, Westchester Co., NY, and it was a lot less painful than I expected, I explained that I needed to record that I'm now a citizen and...
Oct 5th 2019, 3:35 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,751
Posted By rpjs

US to require healthcare coverage for visas from Nov

New policy from Nov 3 proclaimed by Trump: most immigrant and non-immigrant visa holders will have to show that they will have sufficient healthcare coverage within 30 days of arrival or sufficient...
Oct 1st 2019, 4:24 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 996
Posted By rpjs

Re: MMR vaccine - Medical

It's a some years back now, but when I did my IR-1 application my GP wanted to do a course of MMR which wouldn't be complete until after my medical/interview. So I just went to the medical and paid...
Sep 17th 2019, 9:35 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 3,144
Posted By rpjs

Re: Which passport do you use ?

I use my US passport when visiting non-EU countries, on the grounds that the Department of State does have something of a track record of actually caring about the welfare of American citizens...
Forum: USA
Aug 26th 2019, 1:38 am
Replies: 25
Views: 4,689
Posted By rpjs

Re: Young British family should we move to florida

I think they still need immigrant visas but an I-864W waives the support requirement.
Forum: USA
Aug 26th 2019, 12:36 am
Replies: 25
Views: 4,689
Posted By rpjs

Re: Young British family should we move to florida

As the children would be immigrating in the custody of a USC parent, doesn’t that mean that they automatically become US citizens on arrival? If so that means they would not require I-864...
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