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Forum: USA
Jun 1st 2020, 12:19 am
Replies: 34
Views: 3,436
Posted By lj2

Re: Lifestyle Differences UK vs Charlotte, NC

Just to add to the above - Lived and worked around Charlotte for 12 years, and neither of those things have been a concern in any of my / my 3 kids' lives.

I really wouldn't worry, at all.
Mar 1st 2015, 8:05 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,221
Posted By lj2

Re: B2 with criminal history - Experience?

Re-reading and, as I don't want a moral debate here (happy to have elsewhere!) - I just wanted to clarify that theft can cause serious harm to people of course - In this instance, however, it did not...
Mar 1st 2015, 8:03 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,221
Posted By lj2

Re: B2 with criminal history - Experience?

Thanks everyone - Particularly you Ian. You are right (of course) the questions have changed. I am pretty sure the only thing he would struggle with is:

2) Have you ever been arrested or...
Jan 26th 2015, 9:30 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,221
Posted By lj2

Exclamation B2 with criminal history - Experience?

Hey everyone, just wondering... My Dad saved up the money to come and visit me out here (been out here a few years so far this time around) and now needs to go through the B2 application process...
Forum: USA
Aug 6th 2013, 4:59 am
Replies: 25
Views: 4,672
Posted By lj2

Re: UK family with an opportunity in Charlotte, NC

I'm not comparing NC and SC, but stating factually that we have been blown away with the schools in Fort Mill. It is a fantastic school district. I believe it's one of the top districts in SC from...
Forum: USA
Aug 5th 2013, 6:20 am
Replies: 25
Views: 4,672
Posted By lj2

Re: UK family with an opportunity in Charlotte, NC

I live in Fort Mill, SC. 30 minute commute to downtown CLT and pretty similar time to most of south Charlotte (less to Ballantyne and pineville).

I chose fort mill for the schools and rental...
Forum: USA
Aug 4th 2013, 3:35 am
Replies: 10
Views: 819
Posted By lj2

Re: Healthcare issues with no SS number

I am. Just always feels better to come from a position of some knowledge or understanding, even if learned in haste.

Thanks all.
Forum: USA
Aug 2nd 2013, 7:58 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 819
Posted By lj2

Re: Healthcare issues with no SS number

Thanks all. Yes, group insurance through work - I'm in the same puzzled boat as you all about why it seems to be such a problem.
Forum: USA
Aug 2nd 2013, 4:11 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 819
Posted By lj2

Healthcare issues with no SS number

Has anyone had any issues with healthcare coverage for children without SSNs or ITINs (not yet filed taxes)?

Mercer Trion seem about ready to cancel my children's coverage, which clearly doesn't...
Forum: USA
Sep 16th 2012, 4:07 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 4,468
Posted By lj2

Re: Pregnant, moving to NY from London with toddler ..HELP

That would make sense, important for OP to consider though either to better understanf Visa or to expect awful maternity leave.
Forum: USA
Sep 16th 2012, 3:18 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 4,468
Posted By lj2

Re: Pregnant, moving to NY from London with toddler ..HELP

Noting that you are going to be on an L1B - Just pointing out that you will probably not have very good maternity leave arrangements. Personally, if I were a working woman, I would stay in the UK...
Forum: USA
Sep 16th 2012, 3:08 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 3,959
Posted By lj2

Re: Intl Autosource

Through AIG's relo pogramme on a brand new Fusion plus a 2007 Jeep Liberty we pay 750 per 6 months - which is 500 bucks less than the next best we got quoted....
Forum: USA
Sep 16th 2012, 2:54 pm
Replies: 42
Views: 12,489
Posted By lj2

Re: UK family moving to North Carolina looking for advice

We just moved to Charlotte and would be happy to assist with anything if we can - feel free to ask any questions on here.

That said, Charlotte's not on the coast so we can't really help on the...
Forum: USA
Sep 16th 2012, 2:44 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 2,005
Posted By lj2

Re: L2 SSN / Tax ID

Ok - Getting round to sorting this now, and strangely the advice here (which makes sense to me) seems to contradict the SSA website unless I am confused - The website states:

"In general, only...
Forum: USA
Aug 14th 2012, 12:26 am
Replies: 11
Views: 2,005
Posted By lj2

L2 SSN / Tax ID

V Quick one (limited online access as just moved over again):

My wife and kids are on L2s - To get them Tax ID numbers, is it the same procedure as it was for me on my previous L1 to get an SSN? ...
Forum: USA
Jul 26th 2012, 8:23 am
Replies: 14
Views: 3,492
Posted By lj2

Re: Katy TX to Chicago 'burbs...

I think that Naperville is certainly worth looking at and neighbouring Naperville is Aurora - Some parts of Aurora are not fantastic but the parts near Naperville are almost Naperville, very safe and...
Jul 25th 2012, 6:04 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 673
Posted By lj2

Re: DS-156

I BELIEVE that I had to fill out a DS156 back in 2007 when I got my L1. Just got a new L1 last week and I never did a DS156, just the DS160.

So, I BELIEVE that the DS160 has generally replaced...
Forum: USA
Jul 23rd 2012, 4:36 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,029
Posted By lj2

Re: renew british passport for child

The occupation of your countersignatory will not determine whether or not your application will be successful. The issue of a passport relies on an applicant satisfying a number of criteria....
Forum: USA
Jul 23rd 2012, 4:26 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 2,038
Posted By lj2

Re: Cross border debit problem

Abslutely superb - I had a simiolar one the other day... after complaining to the Severn Bridge toll people that they had charged my wife twice for crossing the Severn Bridge when she could only have...
Forum: USA
Jul 19th 2012, 4:37 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 1,026
Posted By lj2

Re: US and UK tax advice

With the cost benig the deemed value for the purpose of estate valuation? Or the cost being the cost of the initial purchase price, depreciated from that date of purchase? Or the current value...
Forum: USA
Jul 19th 2012, 4:17 pm
Replies: 35
Views: 3,896
Posted By lj2

Re: Car Insurance Liability limits

Just a side... getting these quotes from AIG as you are, did you have to sign up for their inbound programme or are they just regular quotes?
Jul 17th 2012, 11:32 am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,033
Posted By lj2

Re: Girlfriend Visiting US

I did this a few times - you sound well prepared and like there should be no problem. Relax, and instead start being worried about meeting the girl!! ;)

All the best, good luck to you - I hope...
Jul 13th 2012, 2:26 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 1,375
Posted By lj2

Re: L1 a & L2 Blanket Visa journey

I too will be at the embassy Thursday for my L1 / L2 Visa interviews...

Path so far:

16th June - married
3rd July - Offer letter received from Charlotte, USA
4th July - Back from honeymoon...
Jul 10th 2012, 4:20 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 25,615
Posted By lj2

Re: Have I ever been 10-Printed? DS160 question...

Thanks guys - much appreciated. Bit of a whirlwind this side - received offer letter whilst on honeymoon 3rd July with start date August 13th! Visa interviews for me and L2 x 4 next Thursday - with...
Jul 10th 2012, 3:52 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 25,615
Posted By lj2

Have I ever been 10-Printed? DS160 question...

I genuinely don't know the answer to the question on the DS160 that says "have I ever been 10 printed"... have I?

I genuinely don't remember much about which fingers have been taken when they have...
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