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Aug 26th 2011, 2:40 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 920
Posted By steppke

Recent experience at Heathrow ARC

We returned to the UK from the US on Wednesday after 16+ years away and had our two dogs, Oreo and Otis on the BA flight with us. Despite our worries they both came bounding through at ARC to meet us...
Jun 9th 2009, 8:56 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 4,356
Posted By steppke

Re: Scottish Borders?

Many thanks to all who responded; the climate has definitely been a topic of discussion but my husband, the native californian, loves the more "temperate" climes and has lived in the UK before. My...
Jun 8th 2009, 8:32 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 4,356
Posted By steppke

Scottish Borders?

Hello,

My husband and I are looking to move back home to the UK from California, Bay Area to be precise. We are interested in relocating to the Scottish Borders, Jedburgh looks interesting and we...
Jun 6th 2006, 3:54 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 710
Posted By steppke

Naturalization Interview, strange questions

Hi,

I recently had my naturalization interview and was surprised at the very personal nature of some of the questions. I would be interested to know whether the line of questioning taken by the...
Forum: USA
May 22nd 2006, 4:18 pm
Replies: 114
Views: 4,437
Posted By steppke

Re: Bloody US realtors

[QUOTE=Boiler]A fairly ordinary house in the Bay area is $700,000. So a nice earner.

Boulder is pretty pricey too from what I recall from my trips there. Still the Bay Area is scary pricewise I...
Forum: USA
May 22nd 2006, 4:02 pm
Replies: 114
Views: 4,437
Posted By steppke

Re: Bloody US realtors

In fairness, there are some good realtors out there, we had a contract accepted this weekend on a house in Berkeley CA and I have only praise for our realtor who has secured a fantastic house. She...
Jan 25th 2006, 3:55 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 358
Posted By steppke

Re: N-400 application

Thanks to both CA and Jennifer for your replies, I decided to take the two check option so we'll see what happens.
Jan 22nd 2006, 9:51 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 358
Posted By steppke

N-400 application

It's time to submit my N-400 for naturalization and I have a quick question - sorry I don't want any reasons for my application to be returned so I'm trying to be extra careful. Should I submit 2...
Dec 21st 2005, 8:19 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 497
Posted By steppke

Re: Anyone with I-90 experience?

The NOA arrived quickly, about 2 weeks after submission but I also submitted after the rule change but obviously the person who reviewed my application was not aware that you do not have to pay for...
Dec 21st 2005, 7:19 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 497
Posted By steppke

Re: Anyone with I-90 experience?

I did, I also got a rejection notice a few days later as I didn't include a check - it was clearly their mistake so I shouldn't have to pay right..... that was where all the delays started as they...
Dec 20th 2005, 8:06 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 497
Posted By steppke

Re: Anyone with I-90 experience?

Hi there,

I had to return my Green Card as my name was spelt incorrectly - I have to say it was a nightmare! Without going into all the frustrating details, I found the only way to get any sort...
Forum: USA
Jun 30th 2005, 3:59 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,216
Posted By steppke

Re: UK national -> San Fran job

Hi Dan,

Whilst you shouldn't under estimate how difficult it can be to get the right job and visa sponsorship, it is possible, but you may have to be prepared for a long haul. Couple of things...
Forum: USA
Jun 13th 2005, 4:05 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 603
Posted By steppke

Re: FYI - Entry on expired CPR card and NOA

You were very lucky! I entered through US Immigration in Vancouver on my home from a trip to Asia and was detained for almost two hours - I have a valid stamp in my passport, had my official...
May 11th 2005, 3:53 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 333
Posted By steppke

Name wrong on Green Card

Hi,

I finally received my 10 year Green Card in the mail but, my name is spelt incorrectly - it was ok on the Welcome Notice. We called the Info line and they told us we had to repeat the entire...
Apr 15th 2005, 6:17 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 350
Posted By steppke

Re: Successful 1-751

California - according to their processing dates they are dealing with applications received December 1 2004 so I guess I'm lucky they got a little ahead of themselves.
Apr 15th 2005, 5:26 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 350
Posted By steppke

Successful 1-751

Hi,

Just as an fyi for others on the group, I completed the final stage in my journey to PR yesterday. I used an Infopass appointment to visit SF office and was fingerprinted, passport stamped...
Forum: USA
Mar 21st 2005, 4:50 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 881
Posted By steppke

Re: Job hunting: before or after? And some other questions..

Hi,

I was in a similar position for a while and, I have to say that now I understand the relevance of direct US experience, even for Global marketeers, if you are looking to be based here. My...
Forum: USA
Aug 4th 2004, 5:37 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 1,845
Posted By steppke

You seem to have a great attitude PA and that's...

You seem to have a great attitude PA and that's half the battle. It sounds as if you have a very sound plan for your business and, slow times always cause us to doubt if we are on the right track...
Forum: USA
Mar 8th 2004, 9:37 pm
Replies: 0
Views: 482
Posted By steppke

job hunting

I've read many posts on this forum about the difficulty many expats have had in getting jobs in the US. I suppose I run the risk of being flamed but, I thought it might possibly be some use to those...
Forum: USA
Jan 19th 2004, 5:35 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 652
Posted By steppke

Hi, I think you will need to provide...

Hi,

I think you will need to provide evidence of all your qualifications - I had a similar situation - my undergrad degree was not in the same field as the job I was taking but I had 18+ years of...
Nov 4th 2003, 11:36 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 424
Posted By steppke

Re: Redundancy from H1B job

[I just got made redundant from my position I have held for a year on an H1B visa.

I have many questions but the most important are:

1) How long do I have in the country to find another...
Sep 17th 2003, 11:17 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 344
Posted By steppke

Thanks for the reply, I'll pass the link on

Thanks for the reply, I'll pass the link on
Sep 17th 2003, 8:50 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 344
Posted By steppke

renewing a Green Card

Question for a friend of mine.

He and his family (all UKCs) have Green Cards (10 year variety) due to expire next February, what's the renewal procedure? Lives in the Bay Area so is a personal...
Sep 9th 2003, 4:27 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 420
Posted By steppke

Re: equivalency report for H1 stamp in ottawa?

Try www.wes.org under additional services, they do a rush service, I think they did mine in 3 days but be prepared to pay an additional fee. I had no trouble at all using their evaluation at the...
Sep 8th 2003, 11:39 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,029
Posted By steppke

Re: can I work on H1B after marrying US citizen?

[QUOTE]Originally posted by LLinCT
Hello again,

I obtained legal advice this week and was told that if i marry my US boyfriend I will no longer be able to work on my H1B visa since my "status"...
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