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Feb 16th 2020, 2:54 pm
Replies: 49
Views: 1,937
Posted By tht

Re: Seeing if We have a chance

I had a similar idea (except NYC) aged 21. My options were marry my USC GF (it sounds like that is not an option for you). Green card lottery, I was born in Germany (if you were born in non-NI UK...
Forum: USA
Feb 16th 2020, 12:46 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 480
Posted By tht

Re: Qualifying for renting prior to landing in the US

You can probably get more information on a privately owned property. Most town records are public and you can see the owner, mortgage, taxes, liens etc. 2 options that I proposed and were NOT...
Forum: USA
Feb 15th 2020, 6:37 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 480
Posted By tht

Re: Qualifying for renting prior to landing in the US

no your not missing a a magic bullet. I moved on my own on an L1a back in 2010, this was NYC and you may have a different experience, but I had issues renting an apt because of my lack of credit,...
Feb 13th 2020, 3:46 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 474
Posted By tht

Re: My B1/2 Tourist Visa Experience - from start to finish

Congrats, now hopefully you are going somewhere a little more flashy (no offense to Taunton) on your first visit... NYC and/or Vegas would be my first choice (SF and Miami are also up there and lots...
Feb 10th 2020, 4:02 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 686
Posted By tht

Re: Entry to US on green card. Do I need to present passport of country of birth

I don’t think bringing Print-outs of rules will help you, they may look at them when they send you to secondary.....

I found the best approach once I got my GC was to get Global Entry, that was...
Feb 9th 2020, 7:07 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 686
Posted By tht

Re: Entry to US on green card. Do I need to present passport of country of birth

i did not really care, it only shows on the certificate as “Country of former nationality” if anything he did me a favor because I have have an explicate certificate from the one listed (Germany) to...
Feb 9th 2020, 12:55 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 686
Posted By tht

Re: Entry to US on green card. Do I need to present passport of country of birth

I always traveled to the US under VW with passport B, so I applied for my L1a with passport B. I do recall on the DS-160 it asks in section 2 for details of all nationalities and passports so they...
Feb 6th 2020, 8:27 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 300
Posted By tht

Re: L-1B visa interview experience in Belfast and stamp question

I came in an L1a back in 2010 and looking back to the visa foil was issued for 3 years from the petition approval date, not the interview date a few weeks later, so 23 days less than 3 years.
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Forum: USA
Feb 6th 2020, 4:44 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 459
Posted By tht

Re: Delivery Information for UK Passport

I only recall getting a TXT and it only came the day before it was delivered. The old and new were separate packages. It sounds like you will have it in 4 days or less assuming they sent that email...
Feb 6th 2020, 3:04 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 3,994
Posted By tht

Re: Global Entry UK Background Check

I took my first flight since updating this and when I checked in Pre was back on my boarding pass.

Upon my return I went to the GE kiosk at EWR. Put on my US passport on the reader. All I was...
Jan 29th 2020, 10:24 pm
Replies: 62
Views: 2,517
Posted By tht

Re: Advice needed

Not withstand that the best one is the one you and your employer can qualify for in the shortest time, it also depends on who’s perspective... a green card is great for an employee who wants to line...
Jan 23rd 2020, 5:58 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 685
Posted By tht

Re: N-400 Application

I looked back at the online form summary, I was filling under 5 years, but am also married to a USC (by birth) Looking at my evidence submitted (I don’t recall what was required vs. extra) I see I...
Jan 23rd 2020, 4:16 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,176
Posted By tht

Re: Citizenship successful - long periods out of the USA

did he file paper or online? I think I had to type in my name when filling online. At the interview I recall I had to sign an iPad a few times to confirm things. At the ceremony we were given the...
Jan 19th 2020, 3:27 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 685
Posted By tht

Re: N-400 Application

The naturalization means you will no longer be defined as a [legal] alien.

It seems that people’s experiences vary a lot based on where they live, especially in terms of wait times.

The 2...
Forum: USA
Jan 17th 2020, 1:29 pm
Replies: 40
Views: 2,407
Posted By tht

Re: Moving without expat package?

I moved without a “package” but as a single 30ish year old. I would not even consider a temp move with a family without an adequate package ( especially to cover the move back afterwards). Google...
Jan 16th 2020, 9:34 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 1,727
Posted By tht

Re: EAD renewal just took 6 months!

Try here for data: https://www.trackitt.com/usa-immigration-trackers/i765
Forum: USA
Jan 16th 2020, 7:52 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 857
Posted By tht

Re: Travel while passport is being renewed.

If you are that worried, fly to London, you can do a same day renewal at the Victoria passport office with an appointment.
Jan 15th 2020, 6:35 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 1,929
Posted By tht

Re: London B1/B2 in Administrative Processing for 7 months

Can’t recall if ESTA asked for employer? Else how would they link them? I guess if they had found employees working on VW-B they could have revoked, but you think they would also contact the company...
Jan 14th 2020, 5:24 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 1,929
Posted By tht

Re: London B1/B2 in Administrative Processing for 7 months

What was your travel pattern like? How often did you visit and how long were your visits for?
Jan 14th 2020, 12:39 am
Replies: 11
Views: 554
Posted By tht

Re: GC Holder Working Overseas - Taxes

I think you have to be non resident to claim that exclusion. Assuming you don’t live in a state with no income taxes you may want to move to one before you move. I commuted to the UK for a couple of...
Jan 13th 2020, 11:44 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,376
Posted By tht

Re: First steps of a move from UK to LA

Your confusion is probably that you can’t find the answer you want. The US is not like AUS, NZ, Canada etc which have working holiday visas for brits that are easy to get. I had a similar idea to...
Jan 13th 2020, 11:34 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 554
Posted By tht

Re: GC Holder Working Overseas - Taxes

I don’t know where you got the idea your PR is suspended and you don’t pay taxes? I thought the reentry permit was to allow a longer trip away from home (in the US). As an aside while you can get a...
Jan 10th 2020, 6:02 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 541
Posted By tht

Re: We're in!!! L1B and Question on I-129S.

If the visa is longer it could save you going back for new one if your employer applies for an extension after the 2 years and you are approved.
Jan 7th 2020, 5:41 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 3,994
Posted By tht

Re: Global Entry UK Background Check

For anyone looking in the future, I went to the bowling green Manhattan NYC GE application center to update my citizenship to USC. Appointments can be way out, mine was about 1 month out. I showed...
Dec 23rd 2019, 11:10 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,046
Posted By tht

Re: L-1B renewal trip.

I had to travel while they were stamping my L1a.. I traveled on a second UK passport... but did not go to the US. So unless you handed in one without the current L1b you would not be able to enter...
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