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Dec 1st 2021, 2:06 am
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Posted By tom169

Re: CR1, flexibility of consulate interview

When I was doing K-1 in London I'm fairly certain it was me that booked the date.
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Forum: USA
Nov 18th 2021, 6:51 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 308
Posted By tom169

Re: Car Financing on Arrival

You will need a social before you can open a line of credit. Sounds like you're already in the US - there are services that help with financing, but you need to set those up before you move. I think...
Nov 2nd 2021, 3:02 am
Replies: 8
Views: 711
Posted By tom169

Re: Checklist after becoming a citizen?

Wow, did not know that was a possibility. I'll get around to SSA one day...
Oct 8th 2021, 3:20 am
Replies: 5
Views: 672
Posted By tom169

Re: Tasks after green card?

Note that many SS offices are still closed due to covid. Check online and see what the process is for the office near you.
Forum: USA
Oct 4th 2021, 6:17 pm
Replies: 52
Views: 2,460
Posted By tom169

Re: Drug screening & background check. Confused

When framed like this it screams discriminatory. Where will the list end?
Forum: USA
Oct 4th 2021, 6:16 pm
Replies: 52
Views: 2,460
Posted By tom169

Re: Drug screening & background check. Confused

Depending on the role there is alcohol tests. CDL for example.

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Forum: USA
Oct 3rd 2021, 8:54 pm
Replies: 52
Views: 2,460
Posted By tom169

Re: Drug screening & background check. Confused

So nothing related to why a drug test is typically performed as part of pre-employment screening.

For what its worth every US employer myself or my wife has had has increased premiums for tobacco...
Forum: USA
Oct 2nd 2021, 5:56 pm
Forum: USA
Oct 2nd 2021, 5:55 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 631
Posted By tom169

Re: How to build income for mortgage to buy home

I assume you have a tax return/transcript to show for it. Work with the mortgage broker. They can tell you what's needed.
Sep 30th 2021, 4:51 pm
Replies: 73
Views: 3,476
Posted By tom169

Re: Curious on US health insurance

Majority of Americans acquire their health insurance via their employer. As such you'll want to look at the specific plan to know what coats and coverage it has.
Forum: USA
Sep 30th 2021, 7:57 am
Replies: 52
Views: 2,460
Posted By tom169

Re: Drug screening & background check. Confused

You won't be getting much more than a minimum wage job in NC without a drug test.
Forum: USA
Sep 29th 2021, 10:46 pm
Replies: 52
Views: 2,460
Posted By tom169

Forum: USA
Sep 29th 2021, 10:44 pm
Forum: USA
Sep 29th 2021, 3:29 pm
Replies: 52
Views: 2,460
Posted By tom169

Re: Drug screening & background check. Confused

Each US employer I've had (financial) has asked for address history and upon seeing a UK address have sent me release forms for them to conduct a UK background check. The large background check...
Forum: USA
Sep 28th 2021, 10:56 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 798
Posted By tom169

Re: UK to Charlotte(NC)

Hey and welcome! Charlotte is a nice city with a decent sized British community. Prior to covid there was even a bonfire night.

1) Rental property - What documents will be needed to rent a...
Forum: USA
Sep 28th 2021, 5:34 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,038
Posted By tom169

Re: taking electrical and electronic goods in the uSA

Not sure what the obsession is with kettles. I get hot enough water fast from the Keurig.
Forum: USA
Sep 25th 2021, 12:00 am
Replies: 15
Views: 708
Posted By tom169

Re: Help…NJ Drivers Licence

It took no adjusting whatsoever. You'll be fine.
Sep 24th 2021, 5:51 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 930
Posted By tom169

Re: Off topic posts re: policing in US v UK

Local politics do play a large role in this.
Sep 23rd 2021, 10:55 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 930
Posted By tom169

Re: Off topic posts re: policing in US v UK

Once covid restrictions are lifted I would recommend anyone here to take a ride along with a police officer for a shift and see what they deal with. I did and had the following in one shift:

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Forum: USA
Sep 23rd 2021, 10:50 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 708
Posted By tom169

Re: Help…NJ Drivers Licence

Try a rural area if possible.
Sep 22nd 2021, 11:38 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 930
Posted By tom169

Re: Off topic posts re: policing in US v UK

Considered a complete career change to LEO. My wife won't let me.
Sep 22nd 2021, 6:13 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,416
Posted By tom169

Re: U.K cop wanting to hope across the pond

Hey Connor. You were right in that most (if not all) departments require their sworn LEO to be US citizens. So the challenge is getting to that stage.

Does your wife have any higher Ed degrees?...
Sep 22nd 2021, 1:30 am
Replies: 28
Views: 1,312
Posted By tom169

Re: N400 or renew green card, which would be best?

For what it's worth the online N-400 does a fairly good job at validating what you enter. If self filing I'd just use that.
Forum: USA
Sep 17th 2021, 3:30 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,124
Posted By tom169

Re: Moving to OH November

Agreed. A year of renting won't be the end of the world.
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