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Forum: USA
Mar 30th 2012, 8:51 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 903
Posted By starky

Re: Finally made it to the great state of California!

Thanks! I really enjoyed the East coast, I liked Boston, but I just wanted to see what all the fuss was about over here in CA! :-) I am planing on staying here for 2 maybe 3 years to see what I think...
Forum: USA
Mar 25th 2012, 11:37 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 903
Posted By starky

Finally made it to the great state of California!

Currently I am 3 1/2 years into my US adventure, and really enjoying it! I get the odd thought about moving home, but the longer I am here the harder it would to move back I think. I am here till I...
Forum: USA
Aug 31st 2011, 3:56 am
Replies: 111
Views: 10,667
Posted By starky

Re: Is it law to carry your Green Card ?

I am Irish been here about 3 years now and I don't carry my GC. I always have my MA license on me. That said if I leave the state or go anywhere near the border of Canada I would bring it with me....
Forum: USA
Nov 3rd 2009, 2:17 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 1,357
Posted By starky

Re: Employment Opportunities In Boston Or NYC

Now that is a great idea. :-)
Oct 22nd 2009, 12:04 pm
Replies: 70
Views: 13,344
Posted By starky

Re: Got a DV-2010 LOTTERY WIN,now what...

Its not uncommon for people to come over on an activation trip. People who get there DV visas very early in the fiscal year sometimes just have too much logistics to organise before the visa exp...
Forum: USA
Oct 22nd 2009, 11:36 am
Replies: 110
Views: 8,296
Posted By starky

Re: How do you like your state?

Your about the 15th person thats said that to me. lets see how far into next year I last before I am packing up and moving somewhere warm :-)
Forum: USA
Oct 14th 2009, 10:39 pm
Replies: 110
Views: 8,296
Posted By starky

Re: How do you like your state?

I have just completed my first 12 months in MA. I have to say I have had a great time, great night life, met loads of new people and so on. The winter is probably the worst part about living in this...
Forum: USA
Oct 14th 2009, 5:22 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,285
Posted By starky

Re: Moving to Boston

Not sure about schools etc, however I will give you one bit of advise, bring lots of warm clothes, or better still buy them as soon as you get here! (prob cheapest option) Its freezing here in Jan, I...
Sep 22nd 2009, 6:19 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 822
Posted By starky

Re: Employment based green card then married a USC, eligibility for citizenship when

Thats kind of what I though, but I was not sure. Thanks for the feedback I will let him know.
Sep 22nd 2009, 5:55 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 822
Posted By starky

Employment based green card then married a USC, eligibility for citizenship when?

I am posting this question for one of my friends at work. He is the basic scenario:

He obtained an employment based Green card 2 and a half years ago. Then a year and a half later he married a...
Sep 22nd 2009, 1:29 am
Replies: 14
Views: 828
Posted By starky

Re: Help needed with info on Boston

I suppose, there could be a shooting anywhere in today's world. :-(
Sep 21st 2009, 10:55 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 2,581
Posted By starky

Re: Police records check for Visa?

> my name is the Muslim version of John Smith.

In the case of a permanent immigration visa this may be an issue. I have come across many people with common Muslim names that get seriously tied up...
Sep 21st 2009, 10:38 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,534
Posted By starky

Re: Missing immunisation card - test for DV/immigrant visas?

The Doctor that you go to your medical for will know all about what you need. They will give you anything you need as part of the immigration medical so I would not worry about it too much. Good luck...
Sep 21st 2009, 10:21 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 828
Posted By starky

Re: Help needed with info on Boston

> Dorchester, Rochester, Roxbury....all shit and roughish at night but okay during the day, kind of.

Some one was shot there (Dorchester) last night :-)
Sep 14th 2009, 4:57 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 523
Posted By starky

Re: Green card numbers...

:-) Honestly every year is different. There is no way to know how quick the numbers will move. They year I was waiting for my EU number to come up, the first bulletin for the EU started at 3000, This...
Forum: USA
Sep 11th 2009, 3:43 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 10,680
Posted By starky

Re: Car insurance for new driver in USA

I know this is going to sound like and advert, but .....

I saved $500 switching to geico :-) I am only here a year, so I HAVE to have my insurance company take my UK drivers license into account....
Forum: USA
Aug 3rd 2009, 5:42 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 1,471
Posted By starky

Re: Boston or New York?

I have come across a few companies that ask for some code to solve a problem that they list on there web site. Its a good Idea I suppose, but investing in time to do that is the real killer. I would...
Forum: USA
Aug 3rd 2009, 4:22 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 1,471
Posted By starky

Re: Boston or New York?

My background is enterprise application integration, (ESB's and Web services/SOA products and development). I would not know where to start with gaming development :-)
Is that your main area? are...
Forum: USA
Aug 3rd 2009, 3:35 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 1,471
Posted By starky

Re: Boston or New York?

Boston is a good city. while its not as expensive as NYC, its still very much on the expensive side. I always though that NYC would be the place for me, but I got a job in Boston after I go my GC so...
Jul 23rd 2009, 3:12 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 7,343
Posted By starky

Re: Termination of J1 Visa

Thats not true, I worked for many different companies on my J1. All I had to do was exactly as the OP did and update the new details after I had gotten another job.

OP- I think maybe because it...
Jul 23rd 2009, 3:07 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 7,343
Posted By starky

Re: Termination of J1 Visa

Am I missing something here? I came here for two summers on J1 visas when in college 6 years ago and had multiple jobs both times. Have the rules for J1's changed??
Were you working for the same...
Jul 8th 2009, 10:42 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 5,304
Posted By starky

Re: HELP-PROBLEM WITH INFAMOUS BROWN ENVELOPE!

I meant to reply to this thread earlier but I was away for the holiday weekend. Anyway I am ashamed to say that I too opened the brown envelope, and yes it had “DO NOT OPEN” all over it
but let me...
Forum: USA
Jun 23rd 2009, 9:09 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 2,361
Posted By starky

Re: Santa Monica, CA?

not looking forward to another New England winter :-) ???
Forum: USA
May 30th 2009, 6:49 pm
Replies: 52
Views: 3,220
Posted By starky

Re: Ok, this post maybe a bit different...

Don't move to the north east! We are like sardeens over here, living on top of each other! Especially in Boston :-) (in the city at least)
Forum: USA
May 30th 2009, 5:11 pm
Replies: 52
Views: 3,220
Posted By starky

Re: Ok, this post maybe a bit different...

I would do it again in a heartbeat, that being said I am not even here a year yet, and compared to some of the people who post on here with 20 years plus behind them I am definitely a blow in :-). I...
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