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Forum: Australia
Feb 17th 2018, 7:19 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 7,297
Posted By grifforama

Re: Move to Sydney or New York?

Remember that winter in New York SUCKS. And it lasts from November until March.
Replies: 12
Views: 1,364
Posted By grifforama

Re: british passport for overseas child! ** important**

Yes. You should contact the UK embassy in the country you reside.
You can also do most fo the work online.
Sep 24th 2013, 7:58 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 831
Posted By grifforama

Shipping recommendations from NY to UK

It's a long way off, but if it's going to cost around 5 grand or so to move back, I have to start thinking of saving now.

Does anyone have any experience with, or can recommend any shippers who do...
Sep 24th 2013, 7:56 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 4,387
Posted By grifforama

Re: 7 years in New York --> Back to the UK

We are in a small village called Tivoli.
Sep 24th 2013, 7:55 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 4,387
Posted By grifforama

Re: 7 years in New York --> Back to the UK

This must be wrong. You would never be charged to see a GP.
Aug 26th 2013, 9:48 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 4,387
Posted By grifforama

Re: 7 years in New York --> Back to the UK

It's my wife's parents. They are over the moon with anticipation of spending time with the kids. I am really looking forward to getting my commute down to reasonable levels. I think my commute right...
Aug 26th 2013, 4:53 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 4,387
Posted By grifforama

Re: 7 years in New York --> Back to the UK

I see the kids in the morning, sometimes in the evening, and the commute is pretty much all Amtrak, with a small drive to the station. And yes, we plan on shortening my commute drastically (although...
Aug 26th 2013, 4:13 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 4,387
Posted By grifforama

7 years in New York --> Back to the UK

Hi All,

I've been a relatively small user of this forum in regards to visa problems and issues over the past few years, and now I'm back here sharing my story in regards to our decision to move...
Dec 13th 2010, 8:04 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 609
Posted By grifforama

Re: H1-B Transfer question relating to vacation

I think I'm just going to take the vacation owed to me, not have it paid.
Dec 13th 2010, 7:52 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 609
Posted By grifforama

Re: H1-B Transfer question relating to vacation

"If your contract finishes and they pay you in lieu of vacation"

Could you explain that ?

I am salaried, and receive the same amount every month.

If I have accrued vacation until the end of...
Dec 13th 2010, 7:38 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 609
Posted By grifforama

H1-B Transfer question relating to vacation

Hi,

I handed my notice on to my current employer, and g ave them to the end of the year, 31 December 2010.
I have over 10 days vacation accrued for the year.
If I already have vacation booked,...
Jul 29th 2009, 4:04 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 4,800
Posted By grifforama

Re: Reinstating L-2 status after violation

OK, I'm confused now

As my L1 expires on Monday, August 2nd, and my wife's I-94 states she must leave by august 2nd, my lawyers are saying that my wife has to leave the country, via JFK, and come...
Jul 29th 2009, 2:02 am
Replies: 32
Views: 4,800
Posted By grifforama

Re: Reinstating L-2 status after violation

My wife has not worked since November 2008, so that is over 180 days ago.
However, her I94 record states that she is allowed to only stay until August 2nd, as that is when my L1 visa expires.

We...
Jul 28th 2009, 9:09 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 4,800
Posted By grifforama

Re: L1-B visa expiry imminent, GC concerns....

It just got a whole lot more complicated....
My wife when she began work 3 years ago (she doesn't work any more) did not get an authority to work - her employer at that time told her that they would...
Jul 24th 2009, 8:58 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 4,800
Posted By grifforama

Re: L1-B visa expiry imminent, GC concerns....

My lawyers I believe are definitely getting my previous experience accredited, they have requested letters from many of my previous work colleagues.

I just wondered if this was a fast track way...
Jul 24th 2009, 7:57 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 4,800
Posted By grifforama

Re: L1-B visa expiry imminent, GC concerns....

OK,
Does anyone know anything about these guys ?

http://www.originaldegrees.com/

I had this chat with them today....not sure what to think.

Ian: This is Ian Roberts, Senior Student...
Jul 21st 2009, 11:31 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 4,800
Posted By grifforama

Re: L1-B visa expiry imminent, GC concerns....

This from my lawyer today.

Renewing you L-1B

• You do not need the employment confirmation letters for the purposes of the L-1B, but we will certainly aim to have them completed and signed as...
Jul 21st 2009, 2:19 am
Replies: 32
Views: 4,800
Posted By grifforama

Re: L1-B visa expiry imminent, GC concerns....

Unfortunately EB3 is not an option. I discussed this with both my attorney and the company partners. I have very specialized knowledge, but I am not executive level.

I have been speaking to my...
Jul 20th 2009, 11:07 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 4,800
Posted By grifforama

Re: L1-B visa expiry imminent, GC concerns....

I really don't know if the I-140 has been filed yet. It looks like we are still in the PERM process, labor certification or something ? They had to advertise my job for 6 months to prove no-one was...
Jul 20th 2009, 10:46 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 4,800
Posted By grifforama

Unhappy L1-B visa expiry imminent, GC concerns....

Hi,

I am currently living in New York and working on an L1-B visa, which expires in August of this year.
My firm has a lawyer working on my green card application, which I attempted to start...
Forum: USA
Nov 27th 2007, 2:40 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,561
Posted By grifforama

Re: Moving to NYC...help!!

Hi,

Don't be scared. Moving here is very exciting.
I moved here on a salary of $105, and was renting an apartment in the Lower East Side for $3200.
It's certainly do-able, but I would advise to...
Forum: USA
Aug 24th 2006, 10:43 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 706
Posted By grifforama

Smile Got our Visas ! On our way in a month

I'm a newbie here, but didn't wanna post for real until we'd got our visas.
And we have, and we're off 29th September.
New York here we come !!!
Forum: USA
Aug 4th 2006, 9:49 am
Replies: 29
Views: 1,204
Posted By grifforama

Mobile Phone Contract in the US

Hi,

Has anyone any experience of setting up a mobile phone in their name after transferring to the US ?
As I undertand it, it's pretty hard to do this without a credit history.
My other question...
Forum: USA
Jun 26th 2006, 6:26 am
Replies: 31
Views: 1,195
Posted By grifforama

Exporting a Scooter to New York

Hi,

My wife and I are relocating to New York in September, and I would love to know if anyone on this forum has exported a scooter to the States ?
I have a Vespa LX50 which I would love to bring...
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