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Forum: USA
Nov 28th 2009, 12:54 am
Replies: 36
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Views: 2,808
Posted By JulesNYC

Re: NYC

This time of year it's really busy, especially midtown (Rockerfella Center/Times Square, etc.). Gotta love it though - I miss living in NYC..I moved to NJ with my hubby a while back. We're only 10...
Forum: USA
Nov 28th 2009, 12:33 am
Replies: 21
Views: 9,886
Posted By JulesNYC

Talking Re: drivers license in new jersey

You'll be a couple of towns away from me! We're in Woodland Park.
A little tip for you - read up well on driving violations as I recall a heavy focus on violations in the written driving test...
Forum: USA
Jun 26th 2009, 12:39 pm
Replies: 2,161
Views: 271,490
Posted By JulesNYC

Re: Passport Delays

I was also super spooked when I first put my passport in for renewal, given the stories I've read! We are going on a honeymoon cruise we saved all year for and they won't let me on the ship without...
Forum: USA
Jun 26th 2009, 12:37 am
Replies: 2,161
Views: 271,490
Posted By JulesNYC

Re: Passport Delays

My fiance has a lot of UPS deliveries - I can tell you that we never get notified by phone or any other form of communique telling us they will be delivering something. This was a first!
Forum: USA
Jun 25th 2009, 10:43 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 923
Posted By JulesNYC

Re: Need help about passport picture/supporting docs for replacement passport!

I can't advise on the birth certificate thing, but I can tell you that my passport pictures were taken at the post office, white background and that I know the backs of them had some sort of...
Forum: USA
Jun 25th 2009, 10:40 pm
Replies: 2,161
Views: 271,490
Posted By JulesNYC

Re: Passport Delays

I got an automated voicemail from UPS on the day of delivery, stating the shipment # and that I needed to be home to sign for the packet. Passport arrived approximately 2 hours later.
Forum: USA
Jun 18th 2009, 2:55 am
Replies: 19
Views: 1,713
Posted By JulesNYC

Re: British Consulate on Facebook

I am your #6 fan! :D
Forum: USA
Jun 17th 2009, 6:37 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 2,089
Posted By JulesNYC

Re: Family vacation/retirement Condo Florida, Where ?

He said this was a holiday home, not a retirement home. Interesting question though, are there some sort of immigration rules if you are just buying property here?

Anyway, I manage my boss'...
Forum: USA
Jun 17th 2009, 4:30 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 1,908
Posted By JulesNYC

Re: On reflection where would you be...

I've been in the US for 13 years so that pretty much speaks for itself:p

I have a house 10 miles away from NYC and I would never have been able to afford one like this back in the UK (it would...
Forum: USA
Jun 17th 2009, 3:11 pm
Replies: 2,161
Views: 271,490
Posted By JulesNYC

Re: Passport Delays

Hello everyone

I just got my passport, and I must say I am pretty amazed because obviously I am an exception based on a lot of your stories.

I sent my passport in via Express mail on May 26th. ...
Forum: USA
Jun 12th 2009, 8:41 pm
Replies: 2,161
Views: 271,490
Posted By JulesNYC

Re: Passport Delays

Hey folks - I figured out this issue might only pertain to those of you using Firefox as a browser. I tried submitting my form again using Internet Explorer instead of Firefox and I had no problems....
Forum: USA
Jun 12th 2009, 2:10 pm
Replies: 2,161
Views: 271,490
Posted By JulesNYC

Re: Passport Delays

Dean - FYI
I just tried to fill out the passport enquiry form (USA), twice. Each time I got an error message once I click on 'submit' telling me that my session has expired. (I was on less than 1...
Forum: USA
Jun 3rd 2009, 8:57 pm
Replies: 165
Views: 10,214
Posted By JulesNYC

Re: emmigrate to orlando

Those of us who do it LEGALLY get sponsored by a company or get transferred through an inter-company transfer. Others marry Americans to obtain citizenship or enter in illegally on a 90 day visa and...
Forum: USA
Jun 3rd 2009, 5:25 pm
Replies: 58
Views: 4,332
Posted By JulesNYC

Re: American Citizenship

Thanks for that :) I guess they have changed then! I'll look into that situation before I make any decisions - thanks again!
Forum: USA
Jun 3rd 2009, 4:33 pm
Replies: 58
Views: 4,332
Posted By JulesNYC

Re: American Citizenship

Not sure if the rules have changed as I have not been there for many years. I remember as a kid my parents (who are both Spanish born) had to go through the process to make my sister and I citizens....
Forum: USA
Jun 3rd 2009, 2:15 pm
Replies: 58
Views: 4,332
Posted By JulesNYC

Re: American Citizenship

What I really want is the ability to yell 'BUT I AM AN AMERICAN!' to anyone abroad that gets in my way like they do in the movies:wink_smile:
Forum: USA
Jun 3rd 2009, 1:59 pm
Replies: 58
Views: 4,332
Posted By JulesNYC

Re: American Citizenship

I'm a good actress.:sneaky:
Forum: USA
Jun 3rd 2009, 1:41 pm
Replies: 58
Views: 4,332
Posted By JulesNYC

American Citizenship

I joined this forum yesterday and one of the moderators responded to a thread I posted on yesterday and she has got me thinking about perhaps seeking American Citizenship.

I have been in the US...
Forum: USA
Jun 3rd 2009, 2:34 am
Replies: 12
Views: 775
Posted By JulesNYC

Re: credit score/report and car insurance?

I can tell you exactly why it is so high! We recently moved to Northern NJ (10 miles outside of NYC) and apparently, NJ has the highest insurance rates. Well, I realized why this was on the day of...
Jun 3rd 2009, 2:13 am
Replies: 32
Views: 3,037
Posted By JulesNYC

Re: Have you benefited from living abroad?

I moved from London to NYC in 1996 - actually I was asked to work in NY for 6 months. Once the 6 months were up, I didn't want to leave and my employer didn't want me to go either! So I stayed and...
Forum: USA
Jun 3rd 2009, 1:39 am
Replies: 12
Views: 775
Posted By JulesNYC

Re: credit score/report and car insurance?

I know :( I could not believe how much I was charged for insurance when I first got my license!

I assume you guys are also first timers as far as driving in the US then? Just keep your driving...
Forum: USA
Jun 3rd 2009, 12:45 am
Replies: 12
Views: 775
Posted By JulesNYC

Re: credit score/report and car insurance?

Well, I can tell you that your car insurance rate is probably due to the fact that you have had your US drivers license less than 3 years. At least that was the case for me. When I got my license...
Forum: USA
Jun 2nd 2009, 8:41 pm
Replies: 2,161
Views: 271,490
Posted By JulesNYC

Re: Passport Delays

I'll give it the 20 days they ask for and see what happens from that point. Glad you got yours! We don't leave until August 13th so I've got time. This has been a very helpful thread.
Forum: USA
Jun 2nd 2009, 8:34 pm
Replies: 2,161
Views: 271,490
Posted By JulesNYC

Re: Passport Delays

Good to hear - all in all, how long did it take to get your passport? Was yours a renewal or a new one?
Forum: USA
Jun 2nd 2009, 7:54 pm
Replies: 2,161
Views: 271,490
Posted By JulesNYC

Re: Passport Delays

I have been thinking about the citizenship - guess I've been lazy about it:) I might look into it after the wedding/honeymoon in August. I've never had any tax issues - file every year, thankfully...
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