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Apr 18th 2016, 4:40 am
Replies: 6
Views: 785
Posted By Cadenza-93

Re: Removal of conditions - Timing on receiving updated "green card".

Hi,
I just thought I'd chime in because I applied for removal of conditions last July and like you, received the extension letter. After my biometrics appt, we heard nothing, zip, zilch, nada and...
Forum: USA
Nov 15th 2014, 4:43 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 2,492
Posted By Cadenza-93

Re: NYU Abu Dhabi

I lived in there for 3 yrs & I loved it...

That article is a fairly accurate summary of life in Abu Dhabi.
PM me if you have any specific questions...
Oct 4th 2014, 5:12 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 11,388
Posted By Cadenza-93

Re: Police Certificate, no live trace, BUT...?!?!?

Sorry.... This just made me laugh & splurt a mouthful of tea all over the cat!
Jun 7th 2014, 3:03 am
Replies: 20
Views: 2,186
Posted By Cadenza-93

Re: UK Qualified Teacher Status in the USA

I think it depends what you teach where you are. I have friends teaching without a Masters though, granted, it's desirable.
Jun 6th 2014, 3:29 am
Replies: 20
Views: 2,186
Posted By Cadenza-93

Re: UK Qualified Teacher Status in the USA

As others have said - it depends upon the State you will be moving to.

Look into the education/teaching commission of the State, it will likely be an arduous process & kinda expensive. In CA I had...
Apr 13th 2014, 5:29 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 864
Posted By Cadenza-93

Re: No doubt an often asked question!!! Sorry

Hi,
I understand your concenrs & I just wanted to share with you my experiences of travelling across the pond to visit the States. I was in many respects unemployed & with 'no-fixed-abode' in the UK...
Feb 4th 2014, 5:52 pm
Replies: 35
Views: 3,429
Posted By Cadenza-93

Re: SSN. Did I mess up?

Hi,
I have just experienced a glitch with this "valid for work only with DHS authorisation". I am a teacher and the district refuse to accept it until the statement is removed. Regardless of the...
Forum: USA
Feb 2nd 2014, 3:49 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,209
Posted By Cadenza-93

Re: Music teacher in the US?

Piano is good, piano is awesome... Take the choral conducting practice, build your piano skills beyond basic chords so you can accompany choral stuff. Then you have a collection of desirable skills...
Forum: USA
Feb 2nd 2014, 2:59 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,209
Posted By Cadenza-93

Re: Music teacher in the US?

You might find that the jazz angle is quite favourable!
I suspect that your shortfall may be on the instrumental teaching & conducting side of things. Where there is some value to being able to...
Forum: USA
Feb 2nd 2014, 1:32 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,209
Posted By Cadenza-93

Re: Music teacher in the US?

No I'm full on classical, RWCMD & Trinity - which is mostly what they want here with their love of bands - being wind band. Though there is an expectation that I can play everything, including the...
Forum: USA
Feb 1st 2014, 6:01 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,209
Posted By Cadenza-93

Re: Music teacher in the US?

Hi,
I am a music teacher in California, I have a Bmus (performance based), post grad degree (also performance based) & PGCE.

To get my California Teaching Credential, i googled LOTS - google is...
Forum: Meet-ups
Jan 22nd 2014, 4:32 pm
Replies: 40
Views: 2,908
Posted By Cadenza-93

Jan 16th 2014, 3:44 am
Replies: 19
AOS
Views: 1,585
Posted By Cadenza-93

Re: AOS

Hi,
I'm in San Diego..
RE: DMV, I went there before I had my SSN, they allowed me to do the written test. Then as soon as I had the SSN, I arranged my driving test for the next day..
Our bank was...
Jan 14th 2014, 1:26 am
Replies: 19
AOS
Views: 1,585
Posted By Cadenza-93

Re: AOS

Hi Flopsie,
I recently adjusted status in SoCal, the whole process, no glitches took less than 4 months. We applied July 26th, had interview 29th Oct, received GC 13th Nov.

Incidently, my misses...
Forum: USA
Jan 13th 2014, 4:27 am
Replies: 41
Views: 3,114
Posted By Cadenza-93

Re: Moving to the USA: two young teachers... possibilities?

I can verify what Hopscot said.... I have recently started teaching in SoCal, on just over $40,000 a year! I am paid the same as a new teacher here, despite having 10 years as Head of Dept, and 4...
Forum: USA
Jan 12th 2014, 1:55 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 755
Posted By Cadenza-93

Re: Does anyone have any idea??

Thanks Moonshadow...
Probate is a long-time pain, but hey, it part of the process.
Is what it is..
Forum: USA
Jan 12th 2014, 5:18 am
Replies: 6
Views: 755
Posted By Cadenza-93

Re: Does anyone have any idea??

Thank you MD,
Really appreciate your help.. You're a gem!
Forum: USA
Jan 12th 2014, 4:39 am
Replies: 6
Views: 755
Posted By Cadenza-93

Re: Does anyone have any idea??

Oh yeah.... Should have mentioned that! :o

California...
Forum: USA
Jan 12th 2014, 4:25 am
Replies: 6
Views: 755
Posted By Cadenza-93

Post Does anyone have any idea??

Hi,
Does anyone have any idea what happens in the States legally, if someone dies but they have not written a last will & testament?

I doubt that there is likely to be any dispute over 'who gets...
Jan 1st 2014, 7:21 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 1,969
Posted By Cadenza-93

Re: Clarifying marriage-based visas for same sex couple

Which is reassuring, however, there is a degree of personal judgement involved in the outcome of each case.
Jan 1st 2014, 6:28 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 1,969
Posted By Cadenza-93

Re: Clarifying marriage-based visas for same sex couple

Your faith in human nature is admirable.
Jan 1st 2014, 5:46 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 1,969
Posted By Cadenza-93

Re: Clarifying marriage-based visas for same sex couple

That may well be so, but each case is different and I personally would not feel that because "the first same sex couple to receive their green card was from Florida which doesn't recognize same sex...
Jan 1st 2014, 2:01 am
Replies: 29
Views: 1,969
Posted By Cadenza-93

Re: Clarifying marriage-based visas for same sex couple

I agree with Rene. The paperwork is a handful but doable. Our main reason for seeking representation was filing from VWP. Our attorney had an easy case with us, but, absolutely no regrets, the peace...
Dec 31st 2013, 8:12 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 1,969
Posted By Cadenza-93

Re: Clarifying marriage-based visas for same sex couple

Being one of the early same sex couples filing for AoS and from VWP, we had huge concerns!
Our attorney charged us $1500.
Dec 31st 2013, 6:51 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 1,969
Posted By Cadenza-93

Re: Clarifying marriage-based visas for same sex couple

I was actually on a Stateside visit with my Mrs when Section 3 of DoMA bit the dust! We did an altar dash the following week and subsequently filed AoS before I went out of status. It's far from a...
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