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Forum: USA
Aug 8th 2019, 5:21 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 713
Posted By dave2702

Re: Recruitment Agencies

The immigration processes of the US and Australia are different.

Australia is still pretty open, have enough points then you can emigrate without a job and seek one when there and the whole...
Forum: USA
Nov 21st 2018, 7:38 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,497
Posted By dave2702

Re: Benefits of becoming a US citizen

I became a citizen when it was pointed out to me that Citizenship was faster than renewing my Green Card and only needs to be done once

Another thought that entered my head was a recent case of...
Oct 24th 2018, 8:33 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 3,413
Posted By dave2702

Re: N-400

Though not too many times, they can just decide you weren't serious about becoming a Citizen and cancel the N400
Oct 17th 2018, 9:10 pm
Replies: 84
Views: 16,509
Posted By dave2702

Re: Who has recently applied for U.S citizenship?

I applied for mine (Online) in February, using the Chicago Field Office, Biometrics were scheduled fora couple of weeks later.

The Interview was scheduled for Mid September and the Oath Ceremony a...
Forum: USA
Oct 17th 2018, 8:50 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 603
Posted By dave2702

Re: Sending liquids to US

My Parents go to Staples in the UK, for a flat rate of about £35 you can fill up a large box with whatever you want and best of it it usually arrives here in Chicago in about 3 days.

They've sent...
Forum: USA
Oct 9th 2018, 1:23 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,480
Posted By dave2702

Re: Renting - basic costs etc

I would presume that if you go with a Apartment Rental Complex instead of a Private Rental, Garbage Disposal would be part of the Monthly Fee.

In one high-rise complex we'd just drop bags down a...
Forum: USA
Oct 8th 2018, 9:28 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,480
Posted By dave2702

Re: Renting - basic costs etc

I'd suggest going to Apartments.com, put in the locations where you're interested and you'll get a general idea of the rental prices you're looking at

Usually on top of the Rental Price you'll pay...
Oct 1st 2018, 3:22 pm
Replies: 33
Views: 3,965
Posted By dave2702

Re: The future of exchange rate from pounds sterling to US $...any opinions?

I think we're in for an "interesting" 6 months due to Brexit.

If the UK looks like Remaining or taking a very Soft Brexit then I'd think the £ is going to rise . But if a Hard Brexit looks likely...
Forum: USA
Sep 4th 2018, 9:25 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 5,280
Posted By dave2702

Re: Getting British TV in the US

Chances are that even if you did have Internet on your TV Apps like Britbox, CBS All Access wouldn't be supported. I've got a Samsung Smart TV and still no sign of Britbox on it, so I use a Roku
Forum: USA
Aug 21st 2018, 9:19 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 3,833
Posted By dave2702

Re: Best US bank account for British expats?

My advice is to find one that's close to where you work and where you live and one that has plenty of ATM's

Here you're paying around $3 for the privilege of drawing cash from another bank's ATM...
Aug 14th 2018, 9:31 pm
Replies: 50
Views: 6,890
Posted By dave2702

Re: 90 Day Fiancee ... the Show

We've been watching a sister-show "Before the 90 Days" where the hopeful Citizens go to their would-be future spouses homelands to propose, I think the Middletown/Amsterdam couple are the same ones...
Aug 7th 2018, 9:57 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 708
Posted By dave2702

Re: Chicago...recommendations of must dos/sees please?

If you mean you're going to be in town on Aug 11/12 then definitely go to the Northalstead Market Days up in Boys Town, that has to be one of the best things happening in Chicago this weekend. The...
Forum: USA
Jul 5th 2018, 4:47 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 2,422
Posted By dave2702

Re: Virtual number for SMS

I've been looking sometime for a method of getting SMS text messages to a Virtual Number, but it appears to be impossible, messages to your phone's email address and thus to your messaging is one...
Apr 27th 2018, 9:25 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 2,110
Posted By dave2702

Re: Countdown to departure!

+1 from me, all the bedsits I've rented in the UK have always just been a single room in a house. The room would have a bed, TV, Stove and sink. The toilet/bath was usually shared between other...
Apr 27th 2018, 9:13 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 3,441
Posted By dave2702

Re: I've always wanted to visit Wyoming

Every decade or so I pop by to see if they've progressed any further. I doubt I'll see its completion in my lifetime
Apr 4th 2018, 9:48 pm
Replies: 84
Views: 5,722
Posted By dave2702

Re: Enjoying the winter storms?

Apparently we have the Greenland Block to blame for this

Disappointingly chilly March to produce only its 4th & 5th days of 50+-degree highs Tues & Wed; long spell of chilly weather to follow;...
Mar 13th 2018, 9:35 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,217
Posted By dave2702

Re: Citizenship Application: I don't have records of all my international visits

Take lots of pictures with your Iphone, it becomes an invaluable aide-memoir for when you've been in and out of the country

Recently doing my N400, I just had to look at the Places option of...
Mar 12th 2018, 9:48 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 3,413
Posted By dave2702

Re: N-400

You could just try a walk-in. Turn up with your appointment letter and see if they let you do your biometrics there and then
Mar 12th 2018, 9:45 pm
Replies: 1,305
Views: 145,162
Posted By dave2702

Re: UK TV Programs

"GameFace" with Roisin Conarty was my latest favourite UK Show
Forum: USA
Mar 12th 2018, 9:41 pm
Replies: 35
Views: 2,579
Posted By dave2702

Re: Driving in the US

Same happened to me, the one DMV person insisted I drive with a vehicle permit as a rental car couldn't be used to take the test

The next day I went to a different DMV in the rental and took the...
Forum: USA
Mar 9th 2018, 8:39 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 738
Posted By dave2702

Re: UK Mothers Day 11th March.

I find it easier to schedule things through the month if I can just take a glance at it at my work desk

This year's is "Beautiful Worcestershire", showing Broadway Village
Forum: USA
Mar 9th 2018, 8:35 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 722
Posted By dave2702

Re: British Green Card Holder + US Wife & Kids

Though N400 processing is taking around a year at the moment so best start it sooner rather than later
Mar 8th 2018, 7:58 pm
Replies: 55
Views: 3,437
Posted By dave2702

Re: Do people unlawfully present have a right to keep and bear arms?

Your Stepson should take a look at the Supreme Court Verdict of "District of Columbia v. Heller"

That verdict largely broke the link between Militia and Individual's Right
...
Mar 2nd 2018, 6:58 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 3,413
Posted By dave2702

Re: N-400

This will tell you where your office is

https://www.uscis.gov/about-us/find-uscis-office/field-offices
Forum: USA
Mar 2nd 2018, 6:49 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 738
Posted By dave2702

Re: UK Mothers Day 11th March.

It definitely was a shock when i turned the March calendar over and saw it was just a week away

Because it's tied to Easter, watch out for 2035 when Ash Wednesday will be on Feb 8th that'll put...
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