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Forum: USA
Aug 20th 2019, 11:41 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,612
Posted By deng890

Re: Last Will and Testament Question

I’m a T&E lawyer, practicing in NY/FL. Generally speaking, a foreign will that’s validly executed under the laws of the foreign country are valid in the US, barring some unusual public policy...
Forum: USA
Dec 9th 2018, 1:07 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 652
Posted By deng890

Re: Seeking Intl. tax attorney in NYC for inheritance advice

There’s no federal inheritance tax, but check your state to see whether it has its own state inheritance tax.

Your only reporting requirements are the form 3520 to the IRS of receipt of foreign...
Forum: USA
Feb 7th 2018, 6:13 pm
Replies: 61
Views: 5,079
Posted By deng890

Re: Dual citizen wishing to move to USA

This is perhaps getting a little off topic from the original post, but just a word of warning: If you qualify for Irish citizenship by descent (ie. through a grandparent, as is my case) then apply...
Forum: USA
Dec 26th 2016, 9:57 am
Replies: 23
Views: 1,688
Posted By deng890

Re: Visiting the UK with Non-EU Wife/Border Patrol Protocol

I've been through UK airports on several occasions with my US citizen wife and each time received a different response.

On our first trip to the UK through Heathrow terminal 3, we assumed we need...
Forum: USA
Sep 4th 2013, 12:41 am
Replies: 17
Views: 3,955
Posted By deng890

Re: Son in ROTC must renounce UK Citizenship

Not necessarily. Although BCD's cannot automatically pass on UK citizenship to their children born abroad, under certain circumstances their children could still qualify for UK citizenship via...
Forum: USA
Sep 2nd 2013, 10:49 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 3,955
Posted By deng890

Re: Son in ROTC must renounce UK Citizenship

I would take anything a recruiter says with a grain of salt and look into this independently. My brother is a dual citizen, naturalized in the US and served for many years in the US Army (both in...
Forum: USA
Mar 3rd 2012, 5:45 pm
Replies: 35
Views: 2,384
Posted By deng890

Re: Anyone learnt to drive in US?

Sounds like the test I had in Florida! I took it in a large shopping plaza parking lot (where the DMV was located) and only had to drive around the lot and park the car. given a full license, even...
Forum: USA
Feb 16th 2012, 4:21 am
Replies: 58
Views: 4,623
Posted By deng890

Re: Health insurance advice for UK expat

If you owe the bank $10,000, you have a problem. If you owe the bank $1,000,000, the bank has a problem.

I'm sorry to hear about your brother in law.
Feb 13th 2012, 2:55 am
Replies: 16
Views: 3,574
Posted By deng890

Re: north korea stamp on passport ruin chances for US?

I can't say whether you'll be denied a work permit based on your visit, but you will most certainly get grilled at the border regarding your NK trip (whether you're a tourist or on a work visa) so be...
Feb 2nd 2012, 4:22 pm
Replies: 77
Views: 4,202
Posted By deng890

Re: After the oath, what comes next?

idiotic doesn't even begin to describe it. After the SSA lady took my cards I protested, telling her that I needed the card to get a a NJ DL and I had to get the license ASAP. The SSA, to their...
Feb 2nd 2012, 4:12 pm
Replies: 77
Views: 4,202
Posted By deng890

Re: After the oath, what comes next?

Yes, I only realized after that my mistake was to physically produce my old card to them, had I just kept it in my wallet they would have never taken it.
Jan 31st 2012, 6:12 pm
Replies: 77
Views: 4,202
Posted By deng890

Re: After the oath, what comes next?

Just to add my own tale- NJ DMV checked my social security number and denied me a license because I had never reported my new citizenship status to SSA. I had to go to SSA, fill out a form and then...
Forum: USA
Dec 30th 2011, 1:19 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,698
Posted By deng890

Re: A lot of work experience in America...Now wish to move - recent Law graduate

Forget about mass resume blasts to random law firms, you'll never get hired that way. The US legal market is way over saturated and will continue to be so for many years to come.

I guess if...
Forum: USA
Dec 27th 2011, 11:33 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,320
Posted By deng890

Re: Taking my cats with me on holiday to Houston from Scotland

+1.


See what US immigration thought about this British visitor's attempt to bring her cat (as well as massive amounts of luggage):

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iap04VxoDsw&feature=related
Nov 23rd 2011, 5:53 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 827
Posted By deng890

Re: The begging line...

Living and working in the NYC metro area, I've heard plenty of lines. Some of the more memorable ones:

1. The "I've lost my wallet and need $5 for a ticket to Cherry Hill, NJ" at the Port...
Forum: USA
Nov 23rd 2011, 5:08 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,440
Posted By deng890

Re: Renting car in UK - <1 yr on US license

The rental companies typically only require that you have held a full license for at least a year, not that you held a specific jurisdiction's license for a year. Thus, you just have to show proof...
Nov 14th 2011, 11:20 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 2,625
Posted By deng890

Re: I-129F REJECTED

I'm going to hazard a guess that if they hadn't even cashed your check then something pretty evident and material was not submitted and that your husband probably didn't submit "everything." I would...
Nov 14th 2011, 10:07 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 505
Posted By deng890

Re: S. Fla. Civil Surgeon who will Transcribe for K1

Rene, thanks for the reply. turns out that the fiancee had an x-ray but may not have had a proper TB screening test in country of origin which USCIS requires, so ended up going for the full medical...
Nov 14th 2011, 9:42 pm
Replies: 48
Views: 52,156
Posted By deng890

Re: ESTA "Travel not Authorized" no idea why!

As far as immigration laws are concerned, they don't need a conviction or even an arrest....simple suspicion is more than enough to ding you. Right or wrong, your name popped up somewhere on the...
Nov 10th 2011, 10:59 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 505
Posted By deng890

S. Fla. Civil Surgeon who will Transcribe for K1

Can anyone here recommend a Civil Surgeon in South Florida who doesn't kick up a fuss about only transcribing the vaccination supplement for I-693, for AOS based on K1?

Have a friend who needs to...
Forum: USA
Oct 27th 2011, 3:19 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 746
Posted By deng890

Re: Florida Rental law

Squatter laws (known in the US as "adverse possession") only kick in when the squatter does not have permission to live/use the property in question. Your tenant has your permission.
Forum: The Lounge
Oct 7th 2011, 1:34 am
Replies: 88
Views: 8,506
Posted By deng890

Re: Amanda Knox

Although I'm no expert on the Italian legal system, I have read that the Italian courts tend to take a not so thorough and rushed approach at the initial trial level and just leave it for the...
Forum: USA
Sep 23rd 2011, 5:39 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 6,222
Posted By deng890

Re: Non UK Citizen spouse entering UK - which queue

All depends on the whims of the immigration officers at the port of entry. I've been through both Heathrow and Stansted with my US citizen girlfriend. At Heathrow they noticed us splitting up and...
Aug 10th 2011, 1:58 pm
Replies: 73
Views: 4,928
Posted By deng890

Re: anyone ever got a new 90 day VWP ESTA after going to south america for couple wee

And it's worth adding that once caught and put in removal proceedings any attempt to marry a citizen will be met with extreme suspicion- you'd have to show "clear and convinicing" evidence that the...
Forum: USA
Jul 21st 2011, 10:23 am
Replies: 22
Views: 3,277
Posted By deng890

Re: Visiting UK - get passport while there?

I did premium processing last year in London. Overall, it was quick, simple and effortless and generally cheaper/ same price as Embassy processing, but with considerably less headaches and wait time....
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