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Oct 2nd 2013, 6:04 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 523
Posted By newXgate

Re: Government Shutdown - US passport applications

http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/2013/10/good-news-for-travelers-you-can-still-get-a-passport-contact-embassies-despite-government-shutdown/
Forum: USA
Jun 27th 2013, 8:03 pm
Replies: 52
Views: 5,161
Posted By newXgate

Re: United States v. Windsor

Today's statement from Janet Napolitano (head of USCIS via DHS)

"“I applaud today’s Supreme Court decision in United States v. Windsor holding that the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is...
May 16th 2013, 9:34 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 511
Posted By newXgate

Re: N-400 - days out of the country

Methods I used :

- check your email archives for flight confirmation from airlines. Most of us traveling by air in the last decade will have either booked online or at least got confirmation...
May 13th 2013, 3:09 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 702
Posted By newXgate

Re: Working Holiday

As Bob mentioned, BUNAC (http://www.bunac.org/uk/work-abroad/work-america) is the closest equivalent, but is restricted to full time students only, including those who will graduate the same year...
Apr 11th 2013, 5:48 pm
Replies: 50
Views: 2,603
Posted By newXgate

Re: Visitor's visa

My sister in law, who is Kenyan, was denied a US visa for a proposed family visit of several months on the basis that she did not have sufficient ties to Kenya (she is widowed and her immediate...
Apr 11th 2013, 5:40 pm
Replies: 50
Views: 2,603
Posted By newXgate

Re: Visitor's visa

She is intending to make a family visit which is a perfectly valid reason for a B2.
Oct 3rd 2012, 2:09 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 19,799
Posted By newXgate

Re: ESTA approved after long overstay

If you did indeed overstay for two years, the consulate will deny the visa based on the 10 year ban. Believe me, for recent visits such as yours they will know when you entered and left.

You...
Aug 29th 2012, 10:58 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 3,364
Posted By newXgate

Re: H-1B Extension Issue

The mechanism for correction is to go to a CBP deferred inspection site and ask CBP to correct the...
Aug 29th 2012, 10:34 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 3,364
Posted By newXgate

Re: H-1B Extension Issue

The key issue here is that the I-94s in the I797As are no longer valid for your wife and children, since they exited the country and were readmitted with new I-94s which (presumably) have September...
Forum: USA
Mar 21st 2012, 5:56 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 17,657
Posted By newXgate

Re: Can I work on personal projects and make money while living on a H1B Visa?

From reading about this issue in other forums I believe the determining factor in such cases is under what status a person was last admitted to the US. For example, lets say I am an H1B holder who...
Feb 9th 2012, 7:46 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 4,985
Posted By newXgate

Re: Been in this situation? H-1B renewal approval but no visa

The language from the lawyer is boilerplate, cover-their-ass language. Yes, there is a theoretical possibility that a consulate could deny your visa application and tell you to go to the London...
Nov 17th 2011, 4:59 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 1,221
Posted By newXgate

Re: Do you have to give up your Green card?

You do not have to surrender your Permanent residency status or cards when you leave the US. However, there is a formal process to do this known as "Abandonment of Lawful Permanent Resident Status"...
Forum: USA
Jul 1st 2011, 4:37 pm
Replies: 43
Views: 3,547
Posted By newXgate

Re: My Life As An Undocumented Immigrant

They have no evidence of their entry. However, there are plenty of ways one could prove one's presence in the country, at a certain date, even if undocumented. Receipts, bank statements, utility...
Jun 13th 2011, 2:26 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 2,191
Posted By newXgate

Re: H1B 12 Point Question

You need to get an education credentials evaluation done by a reputable company in the US, as RayM said. Usually, 3 year degrees in the UK are considered equivalent to a US four year degree, but you...
Jun 1st 2011, 2:31 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,144
Posted By newXgate

Re: Renwal if I-94! Help!

They will tell you the same things you have heard already - you can either file an I-539 or exit and reenter the country to get new I-94's. There really are no other options with the exception of...
Forum: USA
May 25th 2011, 2:43 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 3,897
Posted By newXgate

Re: H1B Visa - Wanting to move to USA and work in the IT industry

Just to clarify something - the H1B visa is not a 'program' as such, and there are no companies that 'support' it, as such. The H1B is merely a type of visa that allows someone to come and work for...
Forum: USA
May 6th 2011, 3:05 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 1,940
Posted By newXgate

Re: Maryland

There are a number of options depending on your needs and willingness to commute, eg.

Surburban lifestyle with good schools - try Columbia or Ellicott City
Sort-of-urban with metro access - try...
May 5th 2011, 2:46 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 739
Posted By newXgate

Re: The Belfast Question

I would just call the appointments line for the Belfast consulate and ask them if they will take you, given that your residence is not in NI.

You may also want to consider Brussels if Belfast...
Forum: USA
Feb 11th 2011, 5:33 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 4,598
Posted By newXgate

Re: DC or Baltimore?

I would second the view that living in Baltimore and commuting to DC is probably not worth it.

If you are driving that commute, factor in the extra cost of petrol, and the need for a newer car....
Jan 13th 2011, 3:57 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 870
Posted By newXgate

Re: H1B help!

Its doable but you would need to provide meticulous documentation to support the petition.

Your employer needs to demonstrate that the job you are being offered normally requires a degree. The...
Dec 21st 2010, 5:09 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 2,535
Posted By newXgate

Re: H1-b and Green Card - totally confused!!

The employee is the one who files Adjustment of Status, not the employer. It seems that the original Green Card application was being done via Consular Processing rather than AOS, but if the whole...
Dec 21st 2010, 2:51 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 890
Posted By newXgate

Re: Immigration Companies from the UK

Most, if not all companies who advertise that they can help to get you a US visa are scammers. Since nearly everyone who applies for a US visa has to go in person to the US embassy, you don't need a...
Forum: USA
Nov 23rd 2010, 5:41 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,299
Posted By newXgate

Re: Immigration lines: Baltimore or Dulles?

You can check seasonal immigration wait times at the 23 busiest airports in the US, including Dulles, here (http://apps.cbp.gov/awt/).
Forum: USA
Nov 17th 2010, 10:55 am
Replies: 3
Views: 2,978
Posted By newXgate

Re: UK resident working 3 months US, tax question

For starters, try looking at http://www.irs.gov/publications/p519/index.html, this is a link to the IRS tax guide for aliens, which is what they consider you to be. There is also a PDF version on...
Oct 19th 2010, 2:27 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 770
Posted By newXgate

Re: Temp. working visa....?

BUNAC (http://www.bunac.org/usa/) offers work in summer camps in the USA, if you plan to go on to higher education in the UK. You must be a full time student in the UK to qualify.
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