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Forum: USA
Apr 22nd 2022, 4:07 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 852
Posted By Chins

Re: Global entry - update info with newly obtained visa on arrival in US?

At EWR you have your own dedicated lane. It brings you to the front of TSA Pre - some days though there can be as many Clear as TSA Pre. At ATL or DEN they have two versions of Clear. One where you...
Apr 22nd 2022, 1:03 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 651
Posted By Chins

Re: Green card times

Mine just came in under 2 weeks after my interview. Got a I797 letter after about a week and GC 2 or 3 days after that. BE CAREFUL with your post. The GC packaging could easily be mistaken for junk...
Apr 22nd 2022, 12:55 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,385
Posted By Chins

Re: I-751 RFE

When i submitted my I-751 we couldn't provide evidence on the housing front - mortgage and associated info is just in my name. All utilities and cars in separate names. Our main evidence was joint...
Forum: USA
Apr 22nd 2022, 12:44 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 852
Posted By Chins

Re: Global entry - update info with newly obtained visa on arrival in US?

I'm guessing, but on your first time of entry using this visa you would need to see an officer. Then go see GE at the airport. If you are travelling a lot internally then see if you can get Clear....
Apr 17th 2022, 7:52 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 2,308
Posted By Chins

Re: I-551 is a pain in the A***

No worries. I suffer from dyslexia so it not unknown for me to not make sense :)
Apr 16th 2022, 11:37 am
Replies: 30
Views: 2,308
Posted By Chins

Re: I-551 is a pain in the A***

I stick with my thread title :) For the past 14 months I have been travelling in and out of American on an I-551 stamp in my passport. It is a pain in the butt if youre a frequent traveller.

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Apr 13th 2022, 5:01 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 2,308
Posted By Chins

Re: I-551 is a pain in the A***

As an update after over 2.5 years I had my removal of conditions interview today. Even the woman an USCIS was a little shocked how long it had taken. All done and dusted in under 10 mins. Few...
Forum: USA
Jan 8th 2022, 12:52 am
Replies: 44
Views: 6,502
Posted By Chins

Re: Move to Princeton

My boss came in on a work visa a few years ago and didn't have his drivers license when he purchased his car. They put a temporary plates on your car for the first 30 days. If my memory is correct...
Dec 30th 2021, 8:34 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 2,308
Posted By Chins

Re: I-551 is a pain in the A***

Thanks for the advice. Hopefully I have enough evidence that it was unplanned as at no point did I not have a permanent residence in the US, hadnt closed lines of credit, bank accounts, mobiles etc....
Forum: USA
Dec 29th 2021, 12:53 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,233
Posted By Chins

Re: Tax implications??

How does this work in this day an age? If i was an influencer I couldn't stop being paid for photos on my instagram for example. What about being a trader managing your own assets and drawing...
Dec 29th 2021, 12:41 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 2,308
Posted By Chins

Re: I-551 is a pain in the A***

I may do in the New Year. My wife would be happy if we had to move back to blighty :)
Dec 29th 2021, 12:32 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 2,308
Posted By Chins

Re: I-551 is a pain in the A***

It was totally unplanned. I left for 2 weeks and it ended up being 9 months due to Covid. Border asked me how long I was away for and just let me through. I still had an apartment and car sat doing...
Dec 29th 2021, 12:28 am
Replies: 35
Views: 2,820
Posted By Chins

Re: Travel back to UK

I bought a 6 pack from emeds for $150. Its done over the internet. Used it the last two times.

When i landed in London i had a same day PCR test. Not cheap, but didnt want to be stuck in a hotel.
Dec 29th 2021, 12:24 am
Replies: 30
Views: 2,308
Posted By Chins

Re: I-551 is a pain in the A***

My entry permit is my I-551 stamp. My actual one shown below (sensitive info removed). This is what was put in my passport at my Newark Infopass appointment
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Dec 28th 2021, 11:38 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 2,308
Posted By Chins

Re: I-551 is a pain in the A***

Not yet. Will apply early next year. It was unplanned but due to Covid I was out of the country for over 6 months in 2020. Will file with over a full year back in country to show commitment !! I had...
Dec 28th 2021, 11:31 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 2,308
Posted By Chins

Re: I-551 is a pain in the A***

I do bring all my paperwork, but as the extension letter is now out of date it is worthless (not legal proof anymore). It may not be a big issue for many, but I can now be stuck in a visitor line for...
Dec 28th 2021, 12:32 am
Replies: 30
Views: 2,308
Posted By Chins

Re: I-551 is a pain in the A***

Everytime i come back in they direct me to the visa/visitor line with an expired GC. They are now saying i always have to go to secondary with the I-551 stamp. My guess is people have been forging so...
Dec 27th 2021, 11:45 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 2,308
Posted By Chins

Re: I-551 is a pain in the A***

I am waiting on my AOS. I had a 2 year GC that expired over 2 years ago, Then the 18 month extension letter. Then you have to get an infopass appointment and an I-551 stamp in your passport. That is...
Dec 27th 2021, 7:52 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 2,308
Posted By Chins

Exclamation I-551 is a pain in the A***

So after my GC and my extension letter expired i got my I-551 stamp (thats only got 3 months left as well). I don't know if its new and due to Covid i havent travelled a lot, but you have to go to...
Forum: USA
Dec 19th 2021, 12:17 pm
Replies: 44
Views: 6,502
Posted By Chins

Re: Move to Princeton

Agree with tht. I bought my house in Skillman township as it has access to a highly ranked high school. If I want to rent it out at anytime it’s easy. Not easy to find places to rent here. My kids...
Forum: USA
Dec 19th 2021, 1:53 am
Replies: 44
Views: 6,502
Posted By Chins

Re: Move to Princeton

A lot of TV’s are dual voltage, especially ones bought in UK. Just take a look on the back of the TV. The last two TV’s we bought in the UK are in use here. The good news is TV’s are cheaper here
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Forum: USA
Dec 13th 2021, 3:05 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,201
Posted By Chins

Re: A potential move - Princeton NJ

I live just outside of Princeton :)

You need at least $1700 for a one bed 600sqft apartment anywhere around Princeton. I would say a solid $3000 a month for 2-2500 sq ft single family home.
45...
Forum: USA
Sep 24th 2021, 3:58 pm
Replies: 471
Views: 47,856
Posted By Chins

Re: Current Travel Situation UK to USA?

I'd be more worried about domestic flights where you have anti vaxers on the plane. Planes are rammed again and airports getting very busy. The Transatlantic flights at least have the vast majority...
Sep 15th 2021, 7:14 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 964
Posted By Chins

Re: I-751 Wait Times

Don't you have an 18 month extension letter ?
With regards to renewing DL. I thought I had to prove i was in the country legally to renew mine. Used to be GC, then Extension Letter and when that ran...
Sep 15th 2021, 7:09 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 964
Posted By Chins

Re: I-751 Wait Times

Going to give it until after Crimbo and then start pushing people like immigration liaison. The wait isnt the end of the world.
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