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Forum: USA
Jul 18th 2019, 9:37 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 2,250
Posted By shorrock

Re: House in London, House in Texas ?

Look into UK's overseas landlord tax. I believe then tenant or agent is responsible for collecting and submitting it. There are ways to minimize. But it could eat into the rental money quite a bit.
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Forum: USA
May 23rd 2019, 4:34 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 2,320
Posted By shorrock

Re: Washington State

Where in WA do you live? Kinda like saying are there any Americans in the UK. WA is pretty big.

I live in the Bellevue area near seattle.

You may want to post a bit of what you are looking for...
Mar 4th 2019, 3:49 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 549
Posted By shorrock

Re: Renewing E3 visa when GC in process

I went E3 -> H1B -> Greencard because of the E3 requirements that you intend to leave once you have finished up.

My lawyers stated that there is a very slim possibility that applying for a GC and...
Forum: USA
Dec 14th 2018, 6:45 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 855
Posted By shorrock

Re: Converting a dryer outlet for us appliance use

A 3 prong usa dryer outlet has 2 (two) 110v hot (positive) wires and 1 (one neutral). Unlike the UK which has 1 (one) 220v positive, 1 (one) neutral and 1 (one) ground.

Explain to me and the OP...
Forum: USA
Dec 14th 2018, 6:13 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 855
Posted By shorrock

Re: Converting a dryer outlet for us appliance use

I have a 220v Rancillio espresso machine and seperate grinder. I run it off a 3k transformer. Have been doing this for 14 years. The transformer plugs into a 110v plugs socket and will up the...
Jan 12th 2016, 4:04 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,787
Posted By shorrock

Re: Child Born in USA

Just more hoops to jump through for a UK / Irish passport. With the kids passport I had to get a counter signer that knew me or the kid for some time. Which meant going to my kids doctor getting them...
Jan 11th 2016, 4:19 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,787
Posted By shorrock

Re: Child Born in USA

US passport was the easiest passport to get. Fill in forms, print, go to town hall with kid and misses. Pay some money. wait 2 weeks passport arrived.

Myself and wife are not US citizens.

The...
Forum: USA
Sep 29th 2015, 7:45 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 4,029
Posted By shorrock

Re: Living in Seattle

Currently live in the Seattle area and have done for about 8 years.


Yes. Look for a TMobile or ATT SIMS.


Sucks, Hire a car IF you plan to leave the Seattle metro area.
Forum: USA
Jun 3rd 2015, 7:06 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 5,389
Posted By shorrock

Re: Has anyone ever lost their greencard abroad?

Wife lost her greencard (not her passport) recently on a trip to Australia. Each consulate has there own processes. Aus details here Lost/Expired Green Card | Embassy of the United States Canberra,...
May 31st 2013, 8:47 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 546
Posted By shorrock

Re: PERM Approval Time

3-4 Months once the perm is submitted and no audit.

Over a year if Audited.

So just add the time it's going to take your company + lawyer to do their stuff.

Go look at www.trackitt.com...
Forum: USA
Apr 9th 2013, 5:02 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 5,032
Posted By shorrock

Re: Electricals - 4 prong 220v dryer outlet

I have several 3k transformers and have run my espresso machine off one with success. If your machine requires more than 2200 watts then you are going to need a bigger wattage transformer than 3k....
Forum: USA
Aug 22nd 2012, 10:07 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 8,108
Posted By shorrock

Re: Boeing/Seattle Area Queries

I work in IT and not for boeing so can't comment



Renton and Everett have a bit of a bad reputation in the area. Not a super bad one but still a little bit of a gray mark agenst them. If you...
Forum: USA
Aug 15th 2012, 8:38 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 2,605
Posted By shorrock

Re: Adding oversea's relatives to car insurance (USA)

I am covered via www.mutualofenumclaw.com I asked them recently as I had friends coming over from Aus.

Their response was, no need to add them. My insurance covers them and anybody else. They said...
Forum: USA
Jul 26th 2012, 4:26 pm
Replies: 212
Views: 37,979
Posted By shorrock

Re: British Houses Vs America Houses

So my comments are based on being in the state of Washington.

US - Paint Walls
USA - Wallpaper walls

US - Roofs need replacing ever 10 years or so. Due to being wood/composite
UK - Slate /...
Forum: USA
May 2nd 2012, 3:45 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 13,520
Posted By shorrock

Re: Passport photos for passport renewal

I have used http://www.epassportphoto.com/ it will size the photos correctly for you and you can then a) save them as a file and then you just take them to Walgreens / other photo shot. or b) pay for...
Forum: USA
Apr 19th 2012, 6:18 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 662
Posted By shorrock

Re: Daughters first UK passport

Yes. That is what we did when we got our daughter her passport when she was 3 weeks old. No issues
Feb 29th 2012, 6:37 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,855
Posted By shorrock

Re: How easy/quickly is it to obtain US passport for baby born in US to UK citizens

One thing I forgot to mention. Depending on the state you are in you will need to apply for the Birth Cert. In Washington state, you can request it online. WA does not send you a birth cert...
Feb 28th 2012, 3:42 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,855
Posted By shorrock

Re: How easy/quickly is it to obtain US passport for baby born in US to UK citizens

You will need:


Babies Birth Certificate
Your ID / Passport
Farthers ID / Passport



Depending on the state your childs birth cert could take a few weeks to arrive after the child is...
Forum: USA
Aug 23rd 2011, 4:12 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 991
Posted By shorrock

Re: Job in Everett - where to live within 30 mins?

I'm going to say Washington State, near Seattle
Jul 6th 2011, 4:52 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 500
Posted By shorrock

Re: E-3D to E-3

Your Partner can work on an E3D visa. All they need to do is apply for an Employment Austhorization Document (EAD). However if you change employer they will need to get a new E3D or E3 visa.

They...
May 19th 2011, 5:58 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 3,085
Posted By shorrock

Re: DV 2012 lottery results annulled

If anybody was selected the first time and was selected again. I would recommend they buy a lotto ticket.

Good look and I hope it all works out in the end.

I know if I was selected I'd be...
May 19th 2011, 5:14 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 1,116
Posted By shorrock

All 2012 DV Lottery offers rescinded.

Recieved this in email today. Looks legit and is on the state dept website

May 16, 2011

Dear Diversity Visa Lottery Entrant:

We regret to inform you that, because of a computer programming...
Forum: Australia
May 16th 2011, 9:29 pm
Replies: 53
Views: 6,264
Posted By shorrock

Re: Do we try again!!

You should look at all the things that would make you return From Australia to the UK. And if there are things you can't cope with then don't go.

You mention your Son. How would you feel / cope...
Mar 18th 2011, 1:45 pm
Replies: 2,566
Views: 586,808
Posted By shorrock

Re: E-3 Visa for Australians Thread- It's all in here

My experience was slighly different. Both my wife (E3D) and I (E3) applied for our SSN a few days after arriving and before she submitted the EAD application. The SS office accepted her application...
Mar 18th 2011, 1:39 pm
Replies: 2,566
Views: 586,808
Posted By shorrock

Re: E-3 Visa for Australians Thread- It's all in here

My wife has had 3 EAD cards under E3D and has never done biometrics for the card. The card does have something written on where it says biometrics but I can't remember.
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