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Forum: USA
Oct 13th 2019, 12:22 am
Replies: 36
Views: 8,162
Posted By H Bomb

Re: Welsh & moving to NYC in Jan 2020 - advice?

Do you actually want to move to NYC and experience living here? Would you see it as a potential long term move, or 5 years or less.

$55k is low for 2 people, but that is probably a fair salary for...
Mar 1st 2017, 5:27 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 856
Posted By H Bomb

Re: Lost green card but still have passport

Glad it is not just me wondering that - I was thinking I was missing something.
Feb 28th 2017, 3:30 pm
Replies: 43
Views: 4,717
Posted By H Bomb

Re: E2 Visa for USA - Help

Well that sounds like it could be a great idea!

If only the OP knew someone with a background in retail, distribution, marketing and e-commerce who in the US already with permanent residency who...
Feb 28th 2017, 3:02 pm
Replies: 43
Views: 4,717
Posted By H Bomb

Re: E2 Visa for USA - Help

This is just an idea, but....

Why not set up a US subsidiary and employee someone already legal to work in the US to set it all up and start operating.

If your UK operation is currently...
Forum: USA
Feb 27th 2017, 4:17 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 2,067
Posted By H Bomb

Re: Finding an apartment in Manhattan

We were in the same position as you 3 years ago. However, when we moved my wife's company paid for our accommodation for the first month while we found somewhere. That place was actually opposite...
Jan 26th 2017, 1:46 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 917
Posted By H Bomb

Re: L-2 visa application - do I require support of L-1 visa holder's company?

I am sure if you were going into where you are moving too looking for apartments etc you would be OK.

We were moving to NYC but vacationing in Florida and Vegas - was pretty obvious we were not...
Jan 25th 2017, 6:34 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 917
Posted By H Bomb

Re: L-2 visa application - do I require support of L-1 visa holder's company?

After a few hours of sitting in a room with suspected terrorists and other idiots that had messed up their entry I was thinking I was going to be sent home on the next plane. Then a guy called me in...
Jan 25th 2017, 6:11 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 917
Posted By H Bomb

Re: L-2 visa application - do I require support of L-1 visa holder's company?

My EAD took 90 days precisely.

I tried to activate my L2 a trip before we officially moved here as we had a pre-planned vacation but they wouldn't let me and made me enter on my previous ESTA...
Forum: USA
Jan 25th 2017, 1:39 pm
Replies: 62
Views: 4,610
Posted By H Bomb

Re: How to choose a realtor for buying a house

We kind of did something similar. We saw 3 lots of houses with 3 different agents - and made them aware we were going to visit with other agents in the first round to see who we preferred.

We were...
Jan 23rd 2017, 1:50 pm
Replies: 42
Views: 3,752
Posted By H Bomb

Re: deportation issue

Like people voting for Brexit?
Jan 20th 2017, 2:03 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 3,096
Posted By H Bomb

Re: British Citizen working in US

From Wikipedia on J1. I may be wrong - but cannot see you fitting into any of these categories

Different categories exist within the J-1 program, each defining the purpose or type of exchange....
Jan 19th 2017, 6:47 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 3,096
Posted By H Bomb

Re: British Citizen working in US

To me it seems like your best approach is to find a global shipper or retailer that has localised shipping departments that has offices in the UK and the US who transfers people internationally.
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Forum: USA
Jan 18th 2017, 7:39 pm
Replies: 102
Views: 14,276
Posted By H Bomb

Re: Recommended bank accounts

That must have changed recently. When we moved they required 12 months and we had only had an Amex for 11 months so it was a no go.
Jan 18th 2017, 7:33 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 2,375
Posted By H Bomb

Re: Visa's approved. Thanks!

Maybe it differs by state.

Problem will be is if OP is waiting it out in the UK they won't know if they have been called or not - they will need to ensure someone is checking their mail!
Forum: USA
Jan 18th 2017, 7:30 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 2,082
Posted By H Bomb

Re: us citizen Divorce

You don't need to register the marriage in the UK - the treaty between the UK and US means a marriage in one country is valid in the other.

- She is filing and wants a quick divorce obtained and...
Jan 18th 2017, 7:24 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 2,375
Posted By H Bomb

Re: Visa's approved. Thanks!

You know a lot of spouses of L1 visa holders!

I don't know anyone who came in on an L1 who needed biometrics - but everyone on an L2 who needed an EAD did have to go in.

As a side note - when...
Jan 18th 2017, 5:42 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 1,975
Posted By H Bomb

Re: Hiring process duration?

Most annoying thing that happened since moving here was I applied for a job I was perfect for. Had a phone interview and all went well.

Called for in person interview - which consisted of 4...
Forum: USA
Jan 18th 2017, 5:09 pm
Replies: 102
Views: 14,276
Posted By H Bomb

Re: Recommended bank accounts

HSBC only transfers your history to HSBC USA so they can give you a credit card straight away.

From the point of view of the rest of America you will still have no credit history - however...
Forum: USA
Jan 18th 2017, 5:02 pm
Replies: 102
Views: 14,276
Posted By H Bomb

Re: Recommended bank accounts

You will be able to get a checking account and check book when you get here - but remember you won't have built a credit score or be able to get a US credit card til you have been here for 6-12...
Forum: USA
Jan 18th 2017, 3:42 pm
Replies: 102
Views: 14,276
Posted By H Bomb

Re: Recommended bank accounts

If you happen to be HSBC Premier in the UK I would say go with HSBC - makes everything very easy and they give you a US credit card straight away! We had everything set up a month before we left the...
Jan 17th 2017, 6:39 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 1,975
Posted By H Bomb

Re: Hiring process duration?

I would try a Glassdoor search on the company to gauge what is normal for them.

I have had anything from less than a week to up to a few months.

Regardless of being offered or not or timescales...
Jan 17th 2017, 3:12 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 2,375
Posted By H Bomb

Re: Visa's approved. Thanks!

Yes - you will definitely get called in for biometrics.

My memory is already quite hazy on this - but I seem to recall that they only send you your biometrics appointment via the mail - no...
Jan 17th 2017, 12:03 am
Replies: 4
Views: 585
Posted By H Bomb

Re: Are we first time buyers?

Thanks for the reply.

We have just worked that out - it seems like it doesn't really matter at all.

We are just going for a conventional loan and don't care about FHA loans - so all should be...
Jan 16th 2017, 10:35 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 585
Posted By H Bomb

Are we first time buyers?

Our house hunting went better than expected this weekend and we have found somewhere we love - now playing quick catch up as we're not pre-approved for a mortgage yet!

We already own a house in...
Forum: USA
Jan 12th 2017, 5:35 pm
Replies: 43
Views: 9,166
Posted By H Bomb

Re: UK rental income. Is it taxed?

Yeah - cash flow. But it doesn't become profit til we sell - so cashflow is what matters to us at the moment.
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