British Expats - Search Results

Go Back  British Expats > Search Forums
Reload this Page >

Search Results

 
Search: Posts Made By: lonestargirl
Showing results 1 to 25 of 100
Search took 0.06 seconds.
Forum: USA
Apr 2nd 2011, 3:03 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 5,003
Posted By lonestargirl

Re: EU to USA drivers licence change over ?

90 days if you move from another state, 1 year if you come from another country (although your insurance company may insist on you taking the test within 90 days - many that I spoke to did).
Feb 24th 2011, 6:31 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 803
Posted By lonestargirl

Re: J2 (with 2yr HRR) to F1, possible?

Ok, this is the advice offered by my program.



I'm somewhat nervous about travelling to Ireland and the possibility of visa being refused. I don't have immigration intent but I do have a...
Feb 23rd 2011, 4:21 am
Replies: 109
Views: 7,025
Posted By lonestargirl

Re: Announcing the arrival of Bobette #2

That's fantastic Bob, my guy was 6 lbs 12 oz when born and 6 lbs leaving the hospital and he was full-term! He hasn't stopped eating since and is beginning to resemble a sumo wrestler.
Forum: USA
Feb 23rd 2011, 4:15 am
Replies: 8
Views: 971
Posted By lonestargirl

Re: Moving to Houston

Lamar High School (http://lamarhs.org/) in River Oaks is an IB school - it's also a public school. Commute to IAH wouldn't be bad, you would be against traffic - it is a relatively expensive area to...
Forum: USA
Feb 22nd 2011, 10:44 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 2,237
Posted By lonestargirl

Re: Leaving children behind

I get in-state tuition as an employee of the hospital I study in (I'm a graduate student receiving a stipend). My EAD nearly didn't arrive in time for the start of term and there was loads of hassle...
Feb 21st 2011, 2:37 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,385
Posted By lonestargirl

Re: j1 vs. green card aplication....plz hepl asap

OP, is your residency program eligible for H1Bs outside the cap (I know some programs are but I'm not sure if it is confined to academic centres)? Is worth asking the program if they will sponsor...
Feb 21st 2011, 2:15 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,385
Posted By lonestargirl

Re: j1 vs. green card aplication....plz hepl asap

J1 alien physician
1) always has the 2 yr HRR
2) is not eligible for the standard wavier

There are certain programs out there that let you around the 2 yr HRR but they involve working in an...
Feb 21st 2011, 2:12 am
Replies: 8
Views: 826
Posted By lonestargirl

Re: Help!! API question

Aer Lingus have moved to terminal 2 and full CBP is in operation (my parents came through it 2 weeks ago).
Feb 16th 2011, 6:50 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 803
Posted By lonestargirl

J2 (with 2yr HRR) to F1, possible?

At the moment I am a J2 with an EAD, my visa has the 2 yr HRR (husband is an alien physician, wavier is not applicable to this visa). Since coming to the US I have started graduate school. My current...
Forum: USA
Feb 16th 2011, 1:58 am
Replies: 125
Views: 13,017
Posted By lonestargirl

Re: Our experience of having a baby

Do your hospital do the footprint birth certificates? I was able to add Liam to the insurance with just that - we only got his official state birth cert this week.
Regarding the SSN timeline he was...
Forum: USA
Feb 14th 2011, 6:42 pm
Replies: 125
Views: 13,017
Posted By lonestargirl

Re: Our experience of having a baby

Firstly, congratulations on your pregnancy and I hope everything goes smoothly.


I didn't have the Downs test as I'm not a risk group (I've just turned 27, no family history).

I've just added...
Forum: USA
Feb 14th 2011, 5:02 pm
Replies: 125
Views: 13,017
Posted By lonestargirl

Re: Our experience of having a baby

Congrats Bob, hope our little one gets to come home soon. She is gorgeous.

I had my little boy 5 weeks ago, elective c-section + 2 days in the hospital. The hospital bill arrived at the weekend...
Forum: USA
Feb 5th 2011, 1:59 am
Replies: 42
Views: 5,082
Posted By lonestargirl

Re: Moving to Houston

Re triathalons, I swim with Rice Aquatics Masters group and a lot of the others participate in tris. Some do their bike/run training alone, some with other RM swimmers and some with other groups....
Feb 2nd 2011, 9:48 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,680
Posted By lonestargirl

Re: TEXAS DPS and the Temporary Visitor Stamp

Did you not get a letter from DPS back in September telling you that you licence would be cancelled 6 weeks after the status expiry date unless you provided updated proof of status? They have always...
Forum: USA
Jan 27th 2011, 2:24 am
Replies: 37
Views: 3,476
Posted By lonestargirl

Re: Houston gathering

Oh, you're not far from me (I'm near Westheimer and Shephard). I'm on maternity leave for the next few months if you'd like to meet for coffee or something?

I'm up for a group meet-up too, don't...
Jan 6th 2011, 4:32 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 2,299
Posted By lonestargirl

Re: J-1 VISA advice for New York - Marry or not to marry?

As a J2 myself I would go ahead and get married now. I think the chance of getting a job + sponsorship on the VWP is slim. As a J2 he will have to wait until he enters the US to apply for an EAD and...
Jan 4th 2011, 4:24 pm
Replies: 44
Views: 3,643
Posted By lonestargirl

Re: Silly question but why is the renewal interview not in the US?

Dublin allow renewal of non-immigrant visas by mail.

http://dublin.usembassy.gov/non-immigrant_visas/visa-application-by-mail.html
Forum: USA
Dec 26th 2010, 5:15 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 6,718
Posted By lonestargirl

Re: Forgot the green card!

My friend did this, we just FedExed it to her. Cost about $60, took 2 days and that was to a remote Norweigan village.
Dec 23rd 2010, 5:26 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 5,485
Posted By lonestargirl

Re: Can I visa waiver whilst waiting for admin processing?

Not a chance you could do a clinical fellowship under VWP. It's a job, completely different from an elective. The first thing you would have to do upon arrival is turn up an your hospital's...
Dec 8th 2010, 7:07 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,174
Posted By lonestargirl

Re: Marriage or student visa ?

One quick check, you know you have to give 3 months notice to get married in Ireland?

Also, I know someone who did DCF in Dublin and got her visa in 8 weeks. This was about 2 years ago.
Forum: USA
Dec 5th 2010, 5:28 am
Replies: 17
Views: 4,291
Posted By lonestargirl

Re: US Mobile/Cell Phone

I had t-mobile for my 1st year here, I only paid $20 for a contract free basic Nokia. It is worth topping up with $100 initially as then your credit doesn't expire for ages.
Nov 30th 2010, 3:01 am
Replies: 39
Views: 3,831
Posted By lonestargirl

Re: Pre-Clearance Questions re: Shannon and Dublin

No, the situation is:
Currently, terminal 1 has US immigration only. Not all flights use is as it is not open all hours and there are only 3 gates through which it operates.You still have to...
Nov 29th 2010, 3:47 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 3,831
Posted By lonestargirl

Re: Dublin pre-clearance

Planes don't go Shannon -> Dublin -> US, Shannon is on the west coast. occasionally planes go Dublin -> Shannon -> US with many passengers joining the plane at Shannon and those that started from...
Nov 29th 2010, 3:37 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 3,831
Posted By lonestargirl

Re: Dublin pre-clearance

Shannon has immigration too, some flights do get passengers off at Shannon to do immigration (typically there are lots of people joining the plane at Shannon and not too many coming from Dublin).
Forum: USA
Nov 28th 2010, 11:17 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,959
Posted By lonestargirl

Re: Jobs in the Boston area - for hubby!

Remember to factor in that it is going to take him up to 90 days to get his EAD in hand to be able to start work also.
Showing results 1 to 25 of 100
 


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information

Copyright © 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.