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Jul 28th 2011, 11:24 pm
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Posted By Serene1

Re: H4 visa but have my own business in uk?!

Thanks, that's nice to hear. I hope it goes that easily! Will b a big relief when it's done so can start the easy bit.... The move! 
Jul 27th 2011, 11:28 pm
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Posted By Serene1

Re: H4 visa but have my own business in uk?!

Hi thanks fr the reply. I will be at the interview too, we have both been asked to attend, so was thinking about my business situation and if it would cause me any problems. I have my parents that...
Jul 27th 2011, 10:52 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,484
Posted By Serene1

H4 visa but have my own business in uk?!

Hi everyone, I need some fast advice, I am in the process of h1b (for hubby) and h4 visa fr me and kids, applications. Does anyone know if having my own business in the uk will have any detrimental...
Forum: USA
Dec 19th 2010, 12:53 am
Replies: 95
Views: 7,717
Posted By Serene1

Re: Hi, advice on H4 visa and CA/Irvine life needed

Thanks for ur msg. Much appreciated!!!!
We are still in decision phase and its soooooo stressful right now.

I will definately contact if we make the move!!!
S:)
Forum: USA
Dec 19th 2010, 12:48 am
Replies: 95
Views: 7,717
Posted By Serene1

Re: Hi, advice on H4 visa and CA/Irvine life needed

Hi, i just read your message. Just wanted to write a quick note to say a great big thankyou for your message. Its nice to hear others experiences ....the good and the bad so i can know what to...
Forum: USA
Dec 8th 2010, 5:37 pm
Replies: 95
Views: 7,717
Posted By Serene1

Re: Hi, advice on H4 visa and CA/Irvine life needed

Yes, will rent out house. Am in the process of reducing mortgage payments, so hopefully will b covered by the rent. :fingerscrossed:

Do companies commonly tie you into contracts for doing the...
Forum: USA
Dec 8th 2010, 2:13 pm
Replies: 95
Views: 7,717
Posted By Serene1

Re: Hi, advice on H4 visa and CA/Irvine life needed

Hes IT softwear developer. And we kinda know that it's pretty crap! That's the dilemma?! Similar jobs in USA are paying more but aren't willing to sponsor visas! Looks like it's a trade off!?
Forum: USA
Dec 8th 2010, 11:50 am
Replies: 95
Views: 7,717
Posted By Serene1

Re: Hi, advice on H4 visa and CA/Irvine life needed

Good for you and nice to hear that you are settled well and enjoying it over there.
I myself had had always thought thAt the US school system had a good reputation, I only have reached the...
Forum: USA
Dec 8th 2010, 11:10 am
Replies: 95
Views: 7,717
Posted By Serene1

Re: Hi, advice on H4 visa and CA/Irvine life needed

Thankyou - seems like a good idea!
Well, salary - its still being negotiated and will be the main reason not to go - if we think we couldnt afford it.
It's in the figure of around $90-95,000.
We...
Forum: USA
Dec 8th 2010, 10:03 am
Replies: 95
Views: 7,717
Posted By Serene1

Re: Hi, advice on H4 visa and CA/Irvine life needed

Another point - i have been reading other peoples threads on here - where its not all worked out so well!! And its very sad! I wouldnt want to put my children or my family in a bad situation.
I...
Forum: USA
Dec 8th 2010, 9:31 am
Replies: 95
Views: 7,717
Posted By Serene1

Re: Hi, advice on H4 visa and CA/Irvine life needed

Hi, its not true that I am not condidering the kind advice of people that have posted. Infact - the replies have helped me to assess our situation financially in the past few days with much more...
Forum: USA
Dec 7th 2010, 10:52 pm
Replies: 95
Views: 7,717
Posted By Serene1

Re: Hi, advice on H4 visa and CA/Irvine life needed

H4 people.....do you know anything about the possibilites or how easy/difficult it is to change to an E2 visa? Has anyone tried this route?
I will look on some other threads also and see if i can...
Forum: USA
Dec 7th 2010, 10:47 pm
Replies: 95
Views: 7,717
Posted By Serene1

Re: Hi, advice on H4 visa and CA/Irvine life needed

Also, thanks to the last few posters, with very helpful and honest information regarding their relocation experiences - which is what this is all about!
xxx
Forum: USA
Dec 7th 2010, 10:39 pm
Replies: 95
Views: 7,717
Posted By Serene1

Re: Hi, advice on H4 visa and CA/Irvine life needed

Im sorry but I dont think im the negative whatsoever??? I am very postive about trying different experiences in life....but just thinking them through first.
Wanting a change of lifestyle - be it...
Forum: USA
Dec 7th 2010, 9:06 am
Replies: 95
Views: 7,717
Posted By Serene1

Re: Hi, advice on H4 visa and CA/Irvine life needed

Have you been here lately? :)

I wouldn't say that watersports is a major part of peoples recreational activities in the Midlands. I certainly wouldnt drag my kids to a lake in the dark, cold or...
Forum: USA
Dec 7th 2010, 8:41 am
Replies: 95
Views: 7,717
Posted By Serene1

Re: Hi, advice on H4 visa and CA/Irvine life needed

I definately dont think the streets are paved with gold?!
We will be one income down and therefore much, much more financially better off here?! From my posts you can see that this is actually a...
Forum: USA
Dec 6th 2010, 9:32 pm
Replies: 95
Views: 7,717
Posted By Serene1

Re: Hi, advice on H4 visa and CA/Irvine life needed

Hi, i understand where you are coming from, at this stage i am just considering all possible options. We have some savings and a house here, so if we had to we could release some equity - IF we...
Forum: USA
Dec 6th 2010, 9:20 pm
Replies: 95
Views: 7,717
Posted By Serene1

Re: Hi, advice on H4 visa and CA/Irvine life needed

Hi, well i guess since i have visited California several times, I know that the weather is great, which in turn means that the children are not couped up inside the house for 10 months in a year. We...
Forum: USA
Dec 6th 2010, 7:59 pm
Replies: 95
Views: 7,717
Posted By Serene1

Re: Hi, advice on H4 visa and CA/Irvine life needed

Have seen some bussiness brokers on the Bussiness Brokers Assosciation.
Would you recommend to use someone like this especially when we would be new to the country and the practices? Are they...
Forum: USA
Dec 6th 2010, 7:31 pm
Replies: 95
Views: 7,717
Posted By Serene1

Re: Hi, advice on H4 visa and CA/Irvine life needed

Hi, thanks to all for your valuable advice. I need to have a re-look at the health care package that they have offered??!!! It seemed great as i knew insurance was expensive....but i will need to...
Forum: USA
Dec 5th 2010, 9:14 pm
Replies: 95
Views: 7,717
Posted By Serene1

Re: Hi, advice on H4 visa and CA/Irvine life needed

Another thing that I have assumed is that there is great community presence in the USA. Can anyone comment on whether there is opportunities to meet members of the community other than through kids...
Forum: USA
Dec 5th 2010, 7:32 pm
Replies: 95
Views: 7,717
Posted By Serene1

Re: Hi, advice on H4 visa and CA/Irvine life needed

Wow! That's not cheap! I think the insurance that are offering is 36 dollars a month for the family. Thats supposed to be pretty good apparently ?
But they didn't mention paying a premium?
Forum: USA
Dec 5th 2010, 6:30 pm
Replies: 95
Views: 7,717
Posted By Serene1

Re: Hi, advice on H4 visa and CA/Irvine life needed

Thanks for the advise every1. Giving me lots to think about!!!
Can I ask Sally what you found the hardest about the move? I have considered the obvious - new place , no family or close friends and...
Forum: USA
Dec 5th 2010, 4:51 pm
Replies: 95
Views: 7,717
Posted By Serene1

Re: Hi, advice on H4 visa and CA/Irvine life needed

Thanks David, I won't be going into pharmacy in the USA, I would have redo practically all of my university exams and then sit state exams too to register in California. I am needing a change of...
Forum: USA
Dec 5th 2010, 2:23 pm
Replies: 95
Views: 7,717
Posted By Serene1

Re: Hi, advice on H4 visa and CA/Irvine life needed

Many thanks to everyone that has replied. I didn't realise that they begin school so late there. Similarly,to you Nicky my kids are definitely way ahead here in reading, maths etc. Will have to think...
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