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Forum: USA
Aug 4th 2015, 12:01 am
Replies: 67
Views: 17,680
Posted By jukes

Re: Will travelling to Cuba jeopardise my US Green Card?

We are looking at traveling to Cuba from USA via Mexico and have green cards but our application for citizenship has already been submitted, so we wouldn't be lying on the form about where we've...
Forum: Caribbean
Aug 3rd 2015, 7:12 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 5,636
Posted By jukes

Re: Visiting Cuba.

Started planning a trip to Cuba, now thinking maybe not a good idea. 2 of my children and husband are still living here in the USA at Permanent Residents with green cards and I am about to apply for...
Jul 23rd 2014, 7:09 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 939
Posted By jukes

Re: UK citizen father with child in USA

In an ideal world he'd like to move to the USA if his daughter does so he can be nearer his son and daughter. It's working out how.
I don't think he'll stop his ex taking daughter to USA but does...
Jul 23rd 2014, 4:32 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 939
Posted By jukes

Re: UK citizen father with child in USA

It's a very long story :)
but I am just trying to clarify certain facts.
I am the mother and we divorced 10 years ago and have remained good friends.
My ex husband then remarried and has a...
Jul 23rd 2014, 4:40 am
Replies: 14
Views: 939
Posted By jukes

Re: UK citizen father with child in USA

Child is 11 so long time to wait!
Thx
Jul 23rd 2014, 3:56 am
Replies: 14
Views: 939
Posted By jukes

UK citizen father with child in USA

Is there any way for a father who is a UK citizen to apply to live in the USA where his child lives. Child is a UK citizen who immigrated to USA (and is soon to be USA citizen). Child lives with...
Forum: USA
Nov 12th 2013, 2:37 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,784
Posted By jukes

Final Will

Hi,
We have lived in the USA almost 2 years and plan to stay forever. We own a house in the USA with a mortgage and also one in the UK (no mortgage). We are married with 3 children.
We have a Will...
Forum: USA
Nov 6th 2013, 3:48 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 3,975
Posted By jukes

Re: Renewing British Passports in the US: PLEASE HELP! So confused...

The address to send a renewal to from the USA was totally confusing for me too! It said Washington DC a few weeks ago and now all I can find is an address in Durham. Is is definitley the Durham...
Forum: USA
Aug 26th 2013, 6:47 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 1,429
Posted By jukes

UK passport countersignature issue

I am applying for a renewal of my child's UK passport. We live in the USA, but for less than 2 years, so I don't know anyone who can countersign it here who has known him the required 2 years! So, do...
Forum: USA
May 11th 2012, 6:25 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 39,681
Posted By jukes

Re: Best way to call UK mobile/landlines from USA

0845 numbers seem to be charged as a mobile phone so Rebtel charge about 15c/min. If it is a normal landline number it would be 1c/min. 0800 numbers I guess are free?? They are free via Skype phone!
Forum: USA
Apr 26th 2012, 3:13 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 39,681
Posted By jukes

Re: Best way to call UK mobile/landlines from USA

I decided to give Rebtel a try, I can use my USA cell phone (it is a basic one, not a smart phone), I have unlimited minutes, it then costs 1c a min to call a UK landline and 14.9c/min to call UK...
Forum: USA
Apr 22nd 2012, 8:21 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 39,681
Posted By jukes

Best way to call UK mobile/landlines from USA

Hi,
We use Skype to Skype for video calls and a prepay international calling card bought in CVS from our USA mobile to UK phones.
However is there a more cost effective way to call from either our...
Forum: USA
Apr 9th 2012, 3:55 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 868
Posted By jukes

Credit Cards - new to USA any with rewards??

Hi,
Been in US two months, am US citizen who has never lived here so no credit history. Currently banking with Wells Fargo who have offered a secured credit card for the first year. However I would...
Forum: USA
Apr 9th 2012, 3:45 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 752
Posted By jukes

Re: New in the US, what to expect for car insurance premium?

With GEICO for a Dodge Caravan, that we bought for $2000 we pay $550 insurance for 6 months, the most basic cover. This is our first time to insure a vehicle here.
Forum: USA
Mar 29th 2012, 7:37 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,180
Posted By jukes

Re: Getting a Mortgage

I am also keen to find the best way to raise some money to purchase a property in the US. We are currently renting our UK home and this pays for our rent in US. We have no mortgage on UK house since...
Forum: Meet-ups
Mar 29th 2012, 2:27 pm
Replies: 33
Views: 4,554
Posted By jukes

Re: North Carolina-Whose down in this neck of the woods!

If you are ever over this way let us know! It's really nice here in Asheville. What TV stations do you watch the football on? We just got Charter as only cable company here, but are thinking to look...
Forum: Meet-ups
Mar 29th 2012, 2:25 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 772
Posted By jukes

Re: Anyone in Southern Virginia, very far north North Carolina?

I am in Asheville, NC, not sure how far that would be from you, probably much further than it looks on a map! moved here 6 weeks ago from England and have 2 kids 6 and 8 and another due in May!
Forum: Meet-ups
Mar 29th 2012, 2:22 pm
Replies: 33
Views: 4,554
Posted By jukes

Re: North Carolina-Whose down in this neck of the woods!

We just moved to Asheville, Western NC, not sure if we are any where near you? but my husband likes to watch football, supports Arsenal though!
Forum: USA
Mar 29th 2012, 2:18 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 7,431
Posted By jukes

Re: Settling down in the USA - work etc

We moved 6 weeks ago to Asheville, NC, an area that we were advised has poor job opportunities, but does support small businesses.
We rent our house out in England which just about covers our rent...
Forum: USA
Mar 28th 2012, 11:37 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 4,166
Posted By jukes

Re: Advice on obtaining a driver's license in North Carolina

I just too my test in NC yesterday!
I only had a UK license so had to do the eye sight, sign, written (multiple choice) and driving test.
I read the driving test guide book for 20 mins and that...
Forum: USA
Mar 8th 2012, 2:35 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,127
Posted By jukes

Re: Car Insurance

Just got insurance for myself and husband, still have our UK licenses, 6 months with Geico total $450, it is for a 2001 Dodge Caravan, 158,000 miles on it, so not worth much, so got liability (3rd...
Forum: USA
Mar 8th 2012, 2:26 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 3,357
Posted By jukes

Re: money transfer UK to USA-easier way??

yeh, still waiting for my card reader! then I can get on with it, I am assuming the rate will be better transferring from Natwest via FX.com to my Wells Fargo??
My mum transferred direct from HSBC...
Feb 27th 2012, 10:34 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 4,491
Posted By jukes

money transfer UK to USA-easier way??

Hi,
I know this has been discussed a lot, so I tried using
XE Trade to transfer a lump sum from my Natwest to my Wells Fargo account, (opened a VIP account with Wells Fargo which has no fees for...
Forum: USA
Feb 27th 2012, 10:34 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 3,357
Posted By jukes

money transfer UK to USA-easier way??

Hi,
I know this has been discussed a lot, so I tried using
XE Trade to transfer a lump sum from my Natwest to my Wells Fargo account, (opened a VIP account with Wells Fargo which has no fees for...
Feb 21st 2012, 2:24 am
Replies: 6
Views: 693
Posted By jukes

Are my children now citizens?

Sounds stupid but we arrived in US a few days ago. As a US citizen who'd never lived in US I had to apply for the immigrant visa route for my children. I read on here previously that on entry to US...
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