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Apr 21st 2020, 11:58 am
Replies: 576
Views: 36,312
Posted By Dewey

Re: When do we expect Trump to lift the travel ban against UK?

wartime precedents are worth recalling, the anti-quarantine protests put me in mind of Lindbergh’s America First movement and the initial refusal by coastal communities along the East coast to...
Apr 21st 2020, 2:52 am
Replies: 576
Views: 36,312
Posted By Dewey

Re: When do we expect Trump to lift the travel ban against UK?

However you view the Presidents decision to temporarily suspend by Executve Order immigration to the US, I feel for everyone who may have their visa or adjustment of status paperwork delayed by this...
Forum: USA
Feb 14th 2020, 6:50 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 627
Posted By Dewey

Re: FY2021 Budget proposes 10% immigration paperwork tax

That's why I'm resigned to this actually taking effect, the budget proposes closing entire functions of the federal govt so the folk on the hill will be busy protecting their constituency but who...
Forum: USA
Feb 12th 2020, 7:04 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 627
Posted By Dewey

FY2021 Budget proposes 10% immigration paperwork tax

The President's FY2021 Budget proposal on page 163 of this document (https://www.whitehouse.gov/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/msar_fy21.pdf) (numbered page 153) says "The Budget proposes to add a 10...
Forum: USA
Mar 10th 2017, 12:42 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 640
Posted By Dewey

Re: Long weekend to Washington, D.C.

Check out our DC City Guide (http://britishexpats.com/wiki/Category:District_of_Columbia_City_Guide) on the British Expats Wiki :thumbup:

The hot art exhibit at the moment is Kusama's Infinity...
Forum: USA
Aug 10th 2016, 1:36 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 924
Posted By Dewey

Re: Richmond, VA - what to see

Carytown (http://www.carytownrva.com/index.html) and Shockoe Slip (http://www.shockoeslip.org/) have some interesting shops and restaurants. The Virginia State Capitol...
Jun 24th 2016, 11:04 am
Replies: 591
Views: 39,157
Posted By Dewey

Re: Consequences of the UK leaving Europe

This board about to become more popular. I took the precaution of checking Vermont service center's processing times the other day, I-130 petition for sibling relative processing applications made in...
Forum: USA
Apr 29th 2016, 2:58 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 870
Posted By Dewey

Re: Potentially Moving to Virginia

Income tax table (http://www.tax.virginia.gov/sites/tax.virginia.gov/files/TAXTABLE.pdf) and Income Tax calculator (http://www.tax.virginia.gov/income-tax-calculator) for Virginia. IRS tax advice...
Forum: USA
Jan 19th 2016, 2:04 pm
Replies: 75
Views: 7,999
Posted By Dewey

Re: Is there any benefit to registering your American kids as British

Living in the DC area I hesitate to register my American daughter with the British embassy because I do not want to unwittingly limit her future job prospects. Certain federal jobs are denied to...
Jan 13th 2016, 4:57 pm
Replies: 52
Views: 5,161
Posted By Dewey

Re: Have you ever had to deal with true Xenophobia (in the work place)?

On a visit to the USS Constellation in Baltimore Harbor in 2006 I was amused when the tour guide shouted to a young hand behind me "Heave on that rope you limey bastard" - authentic salty dialog etc....
Aug 20th 2015, 3:49 pm
Replies: 89
Views: 4,989
Posted By Dewey

Re: Becoming a citizen?

At my US nationality ceremony there were 700 other applicants and when the USCIS official made a boring speech runing through the new rights we had acquired, an Afghan man spoke up and added to the...
Aug 20th 2015, 3:36 pm
Replies: 89
Views: 4,989
Posted By Dewey

Re: Becoming a citizen?

China makes you give up your Chinese citizenship when you become a US citizen, my wife's cousin, his Chinese wife who is also a USC, and their son, currently are only permitted to reside in her home...
Jul 1st 2015, 4:46 pm
Replies: 40
Views: 4,743
Posted By Dewey

Re: Moving to US with my American wife

Great, I found this type of timeline thread really useful and it will help the OP.
Jul 1st 2015, 3:42 pm
Replies: 40
Views: 4,743
Posted By Dewey

Re: Moving to US with my American wife

Spanknap

1. Yes only you need attend the interview in London.

2. Unsure what it's like now but back in 2005 USCIS only reported processing times for application paperwork, not US Embassy...
Jul 1st 2015, 3:23 pm
Replies: 40
Views: 4,743
Posted By Dewey

Re: Moving to US with my American wife

No, your wife will be your sponsor, not your future employer.
Jul 1st 2015, 2:11 pm
Replies: 40
Views: 4,743
Posted By Dewey

Re: Moving to US with my American wife

Happy to be corrected, I have found BE to be an excellent source of accurate information, indeed your comment proves this, I am constantly impressed at the wealth of immigration knowledge and...
Jul 1st 2015, 2:08 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 848
Posted By Dewey

Re: What to Expect in the Interview

Contributors to the VisaJourney website (http://www.visajourney.com/content/exampleq) have posted some of the sorts of questions they were asked at the visa interview at the US embassy in their...
Jul 1st 2015, 1:58 pm
Replies: 40
Views: 4,743
Posted By Dewey

Re: Moving to US with my American wife

Hi Spanknap, you are correct you may not arrive in the US on an ESTA only to then file an I-130 application to adjust your status to become a US permanent resident. If you try to do this you may be...
Apr 20th 2015, 2:01 pm
Replies: 125
Views: 10,086
Posted By Dewey

Re: How "Foreign" is the USA ?

There's self-separation in the cities in both countries. In England schools and neighbourhood trends change with the local arrival of particular immigrant groups and subsequent departure of the...
Forum: USA
Apr 20th 2015, 1:18 pm
Replies: 93
Views: 9,106
Posted By Dewey

Re: Where in USA is most like UK?!

I would second Charlottesville, VA, the rolling hills of the Virginia piedmont are lovely. UVA Libraries are open to the public (https://www.library.virginia.edu/services/community-patrons/) and you...
Apr 1st 2015, 8:35 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 700
Posted By Dewey

After Naturalization who should I notify?

After ten years living in the US, and with a little one on the way, I've decided to apply for U.S. Citizenship. Tomorrow is my Naturalization ceremony, along with 700 other applicants. I was trying...
Forum: USA
Dec 23rd 2014, 2:17 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 3,255
Posted By Dewey

Re: A question about Healthcare in the US, please

Hello Bloke in Norwich,

A licensed physician can prescribe anything, although likely they will follow prescribing guidelines for your condition, particularly if they are working for an HMO or...
Forum: USA
Oct 31st 2014, 3:34 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,831
Posted By Dewey

Re: Budget airline UK to US

That was a good deal, do you have a BA credit card to collect the miles?
Forum: USA
Oct 31st 2014, 3:30 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,831
Posted By Dewey

Re: Budget airline UK to US

I'd be up for travelling with just a carry on but my USC wife wouldn't manage without at least one checked case. Still, might be worth a punt as Wow are flying to/from Baltimore vs New York for the...
Forum: USA
Oct 31st 2014, 3:07 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,831
Posted By Dewey

Re: Budget airline UK to US

Contemplated doing this myself as going through US immigration at Dublin is appealing, but Ryan Air to East Midlands is not appealing for the same reasons you give.
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