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Forum: USA
Oct 24th 2016, 5:39 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,726
Posted By Porkis

Re: FL Driving Licence SSN and Buying a car!

Ahh right, I see where I went wrong .. visa to enter with, then GC to stay :)
Righty .. I was just cutting to the chase .. we have Green Cards, or at least we will have Green Cards after we have...
Forum: USA
Oct 24th 2016, 5:16 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,726
Posted By Porkis

Re: FL Driving Licence SSN and Buying a car!

Hmm, not sure I or Google agree with that Pulaski ..
"The primary difference between a green card and a visa is that the visa is only a temporary pass that lets you enter the United States and...
Forum: USA
Oct 24th 2016, 5:00 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,726
Posted By Porkis

Re: FL Driving Licence SSN and Buying a car!

Noorah101, nope, we got our "temp" GCs at the embassy in London, and will be sent the proper ones once we have a US address to send them to ;)

Tuxedocat - Thanks again for the extra info, sounds...
Forum: USA
Oct 23rd 2016, 11:44 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,726
Posted By Porkis

Re: FL Driving Licence SSN and Buying a car!

Pulaski, I'd be buying rather than leasing, and we're aiming to be in the US for life as we have Green cards ;)
Yes I would agree leasing through IA isn't the best, but the guy I spoke to at some...
Forum: USA
Oct 23rd 2016, 8:24 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,726
Posted By Porkis

Re: FL Driving Licence SSN and Buying a car!

Hey Pulaski,
Yeah I know all about that, as I've read just about every car thread you've ever commented on ;)
I appreciate the used car market in the states is crazy priced compared to the UK but...
Forum: USA
Oct 21st 2016, 6:49 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,726
Posted By Porkis

FL Driving Licence SSN and Buying a car!

Hey Folks,
I'm confused, and somewhat frustrated!
It would seem that to buy a car in Florida, I need to have a US driving licence, as without that, I can't buy and register a car to myself, is...
Oct 18th 2016, 10:44 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 3,636
Posted By Porkis

Re: Henry Cole, Shed and Buried. Annoying or not?

Nothing wrong with the Pickers Pulaski, well, Mike anyway, wouldn't trust Frank as far as I could throw him ;)
Jan 3rd 2013, 8:16 am
Replies: 973
Views: 83,448
Posted By Porkis

Re: The 2011 FSW timeline club

Thanks for the info Dave, really appreciate that .. puts me more at ease, as I was anticipating the bend over and cough, and rubber gloves etc .. not sure where I was getting that whole idea from,...
Jan 2nd 2013, 11:57 pm
Replies: 973
Views: 83,448
Posted By Porkis

Re: The 2011 FSW timeline club

Ailsa n Dave, what was the medical like? can you give any info as to what it actually involved, how long it took, and where you went for it?

Thanks,

Jim
Jun 28th 2012, 9:13 pm
Replies: 63
Views: 8,497
Posted By Porkis

Re: FSW & Investor 6 Month Pause

Unreal .. I'm lost for words .. what a complete shambles the Canadian immigration system is, and no doubt still will be even after this six month pause :(
Feb 7th 2012, 11:08 pm
Replies: 973
Views: 83,448
Posted By Porkis

Re: The 2011 FSW timeline club

LOL, no, nobody on here ever sleeps :)

Based on there only being 30, then I think you'll be safe so :fingerscrossed: for you
Feb 7th 2012, 10:53 pm
Replies: 973
Views: 83,448
Posted By Porkis

Re: The 2011 FSW timeline club

Well based on my experience, I'd say it aint looking good :( sorry!

sliam37 what NOC did you apply under?
Feb 3rd 2012, 10:20 pm
Replies: 973
Views: 83,448
Posted By Porkis

Re: The 2011 FSW timeline club

Good news Fletch ... Yay !!!

As for people with bad news (like us) that's just life man .. why should everyone else stop posting their good news? stop being silly, and get on with it .. wishing...
Feb 2nd 2012, 8:43 am
Replies: 973
Views: 83,448
Posted By Porkis

Re: The 2011 FSW timeline club

Yeah, tell me about it ;)

We were going in under 0631 – Restaurant and Food Service Managers

Oh well, there's hopefully 2012 if it's still on the list!

Ill be following all of your...
Feb 1st 2012, 9:12 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 914
Posted By Porkis

Re: No of applications received is a waste of time

Yeah, who knows right?

Well we'll be right in there 2 seconds after it al goes live for 2012 :)

Thanks Christmas, you're always there for me ;)

Porkis ..
Feb 1st 2012, 8:54 pm
Replies: 973
Views: 83,448
Posted By Porkis

Re: The 2011 FSW timeline club

Ahh, we've just heard ...

Even although we sent our app in when the latest count for our category was in the 300s, they took from October until now to tell us that the cap has now been reached :(...
Feb 1st 2012, 8:50 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 914
Posted By Porkis

Re: No of applications received is a waste of time

Hey Christmas, it was 0631 - Restaurant and Food Service Managers ... what's your gut feelings about this still being on there after July?

Porkis
Feb 1st 2012, 11:26 am
Replies: 7
Views: 914
Posted By Porkis

No of applications received is a waste of time

Question to the forum. :blink:

We all know that CIC publish the number of applications received, which some of us were following, as it's important to know if the cap has been reached before...
Jan 28th 2012, 8:09 pm
Replies: 973
Views: 83,448
Posted By Porkis

Re: The 2011 FSW timeline club

:( and you submitted yours after us, and we've heard sod all!

Just checked the card, and nope, nothing has been billed yet ...

Well done for you guys though!

:fingerscrossed: for us :)
...
Jan 25th 2012, 1:37 am
Replies: 70
Views: 9,413
Posted By Porkis

Re: Just done our Medicals..our story & a couple of questions...!

Thanks Katie for the OP, it was very useful.

However, having read the sheet showing what they ask you, I'm now going to ask the obvious question ..

How do they know that you're answering...
Jan 10th 2012, 10:41 pm
Replies: 973
Views: 83,448
Posted By Porkis

Re: The 2011 FSW timeline club

OMG that's 5 months just to get PER? :thumbdown: ... not looking forward to that at all, we were advised that 8 weeks was more like it .. have been nail biting since then (:
Jan 10th 2012, 4:45 pm
Replies: 973
Views: 83,448
Posted By Porkis

Re: The 2011 FSW timeline club

FSW1 for us .. so :fingerscrossed:

I'll update this thread as soon as we hear anything ...
Jan 10th 2012, 11:35 am
Replies: 973
Views: 83,448
Posted By Porkis

Re: The 2011 FSW timeline club

Hi Dave, Loving the blog!

Just slightly in front of you guys, as ours landed at CIO on Oct 13th ... still waiting to hear back :(
Sep 23rd 2011, 7:30 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 2,835
Posted By Porkis

Re: Current FSW Process

Okay, I can apperciate that Oompa, and I've just found Trackitt, which looks ideal, thanks :)
Sep 23rd 2011, 7:17 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 2,835
Posted By Porkis

Re: Current FSW Process

Thanks Oompa, although all of the threads I found were all 2010 and appeared to be based on the older way of doing things, ie years to get anywhere ?
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