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Feb 29th 2020, 12:38 am
Replies: 37
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Posted By SarahG

Re: Here we go. Time to file for citizenship!

Both kids will get passports that are valid for the usual duration that they would for any US citizen
Feb 21st 2020, 9:26 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 5,088
Posted By SarahG

Re: Here we go. Time to file for citizenship!

We did ask after the ceremony and were told that we did not need to get Certificates of Naturalization for our kids (daughter almost 15 and son almost 17) but they could in the future if they wanted...
Feb 20th 2020, 10:19 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 5,088
Posted By SarahG

Re: Here we go. Time to file for citizenship!

Today I became an American citizen, along with my husband, and 24 other people from 13 countries. Our ceremony was at 9:30 am at the USCIS office in Charleston SC. We arrived with our kids just...
Feb 4th 2020, 10:37 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 5,088
Posted By SarahG

Re: Here we go. Time to file for citizenship!

Had my interview today. The appointment was at 12:55pm and I arrived at 12:15pm. (Traffic was on my side for once) The car park was already pretty and not many spaces left.
I went inside and checked...
Jan 4th 2020, 8:21 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 5,088
Posted By SarahG

Re: Here we go. Time to file for citizenship!

My husbands interview is the day before mine. We are hoping for a quick turnaround and have a ceremony soon after. :fingerscrossed:
Jan 2nd 2020, 10:01 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 5,088
Posted By SarahG

Re: Here we go. Time to file for citizenship!

10/17/19 N-400 filed
10/19/19 Notification of Biometrics scheduled (Estimated case completion time 5 months March 2020)
11/06/19 Biometrics appointment - Charleston, SC (Estimated wait time 3...
Forum: USA
Jan 1st 2020, 8:54 pm
Replies: 50
Views: 4,202
Posted By SarahG

Re: Moving from Glasgow, Scotland to Charleston SC

My husband gets paid biweekly so he usually gets 2 paychecks a month. The $300 I referenced was in regards to how much I would pay if I were to have the health insurance plan for the 4 of us. I have...
Forum: USA
Jan 1st 2020, 8:12 pm
Replies: 50
Views: 4,202
Posted By SarahG

Re: Moving from Glasgow, Scotland to Charleston SC

I work in downtown Charleston and my husband works on Daniel Island so both of us have to deal with busy bridges to get to and from work but we are used to it now.
We have health insurance through...
Forum: USA
Dec 31st 2019, 12:21 am
Replies: 50
Views: 4,202
Posted By SarahG

Re: Moving from Glasgow, Scotland to Charleston SC

Not much to add in response to some of your questions, however, I just wanted to say hello. I am a fellow Scot. I am from Edinburgh originally and have been in Mount Pleasant (next to Charleston)...
Nov 10th 2019, 8:50 pm
Nov 9th 2019, 1:49 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 5,088
Posted By SarahG

Re: Here we go. Time to file for citizenship!

Yes, we will be keeping our UK passports. I guess it will make it easier to come and go between the 2 countries, especially if you need to stay for extended periods for some reason.
Nov 8th 2019, 11:21 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 5,088
Posted By SarahG

Re: Here we go. Time to file for citizenship!

10/17/19 N-400 filed
10/19/19 Biometrics scheduled (Estimated case completion time 5 months March 2020)
11/06/19 Biometrics appointment - Charleston, SC (Estimated wait time 3 months)
Oct 22nd 2019, 4:43 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 5,088
Posted By SarahG

Re: Here we go. Time to file for citizenship!

Biometrics scheduled for 11/06/19.

(Appointment letter visible on MyUSCIS)
Oct 19th 2019, 2:36 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 5,088
Posted By SarahG

Here we go. Time to file for citizenship!

Not being one to wait around, we decided to file for citizenship as soon as we were able. That date was this past Thursday. We filed online and paid by credit card. I think my husband wanted to cry...
Aug 31st 2019, 8:15 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,117
Posted By SarahG

Re: Hurricane Dorian

Fingers crossed it says off the coast and doesn't come anywhere near Charleston!
Forum: USA
Jul 15th 2019, 11:21 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,789
Posted By SarahG

Re: Moving kids into American schools

My daughter was 4 and my son was 6 when we moved over. Son went into 1st grade but ended up going into Kindergarten half way through the year. He turned 6 at the end of August and to go into 1st...
Jan 21st 2019, 12:41 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,900
Posted By SarahG

Re: Has anyone applied during the current shutdown?

I take the official times with a pinch of salt. I learnt how off they can be when our GC was processing. Hopefully it doesn’t take too long for your application to be processed.
Jan 20th 2019, 11:06 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,900
Posted By SarahG

Re: Has anyone applied during the current shutdown?

I'm filing my application in Charleston in October this year. I'm hopeful it will be processed in time to make me eligible to vote in the next election. USCIS has processing times for Charleston...
Forum: USA
Sep 23rd 2018, 3:55 pm
Replies: 49
Views: 3,400
Posted By SarahG

Re: Lost my Mum today.

Sorry for your loss.
Sep 12th 2018, 5:22 pm
Replies: 44
Views: 3,169
Posted By SarahG

Re: Hurricane Florence - South Carolinas

We have decided to stay at home. If it looks like it is going to get worse for Charleston then we will head out. Windows are boarded up. Both cars have full tanks. We have plenty of water and food....
Sep 4th 2018, 1:10 am
Replies: 11
Views: 552
Posted By SarahG

Re: Shows - Amazon

I finished watching it this morning after starting on Saturday. I enjoyed it and am looking forward to the next season. I noticed some of the Harrison Ford Jack Ryan movies were on Prime too so I...
Forum: USA
May 10th 2018, 10:19 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,828
Posted By SarahG

Re: Worried about my 4/5 year old moving to a US school

My kids were 4 and 6 when we moved over. They are now 13 and almost 15. They have been fine. My son, the eldest, did start in 1st grade and move to kindergarten after a few months, but it was the...
Mar 23rd 2018, 12:12 pm
Replies: 40
Views: 3,750
Posted By SarahG

Re: Update GC at 14

Just had the notification that my son's new GC has been produced and USCIS are completing their final review.
Forum: USA
Mar 8th 2018, 12:27 am
Replies: 4
Views: 824
Posted By SarahG

Re: Child Permanent Resident turning 14? You need a new GC, pronto

My son turned 14 last August and I took him to get biometrics done for his new GC a day or so after his birthday. Nothing has happened since. Every so often I get an email saying they are still...
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