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Forum: USA
Mar 7th 2016, 1:48 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 3,744
Posted By Clrsth

Re: Driving Licence - K1 to AOS in Pennsylvania

I also live in PA, in the mainline. I went into the driving license centre in centre city and they weren't sure if the timelines involved! Everybody else including lots of ex pats told me a year. I...
Forum: USA
Sep 1st 2015, 8:44 pm
Replies: 66
Views: 14,527
Posted By Clrsth

Re: Teaching in Florida

I am just been employed as a teacher in PA - I was qualified in Scotland, but your are able to teach in a private school with an overseas teaching qualification. Where we live there are lots of...
Aug 12th 2015, 9:42 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 3,153
Posted By Clrsth

Re: $153k Snakebite

Nope, I did too!

Clare
Forum: USA
Jul 24th 2015, 1:53 am
Replies: 33
Views: 5,875
Posted By Clrsth

Re: Moving my family to Philadelphia

If work is paying for private schools, I'd send them to Friends Central school in Wynnewood and I'd live somewhere along Mainline. You can park at most mainline Septa stations for $1 a day, and can...
Forum: USA
Jun 22nd 2015, 1:49 pm
Replies: 33
Views: 5,875
Posted By Clrsth

Re: Moving my family to Philadelphia

We moved to Philly last August. We rented a house for a year and have just brought a house. We live along the Mainline area, which is the suburbs of Philly. It tends to be expensive - we paid...
May 12th 2015, 7:23 pm
Replies: 62
Views: 3,333
Posted By Clrsth

Re: Tip/ gift for realtor?

I made a cake and gave her a card - she was delighted

Clare
Forum: USA
May 12th 2015, 7:20 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 2,446
Posted By Clrsth

Re: Mortgage Lending

We moved here last July and have just closed on our first house (so after 10 months) We bank with Wells Fargo, but ended up getting a mortgage with a broker and we got a mortgage with only a 10%...
Apr 6th 2015, 6:44 pm
Replies: 50
Views: 3,015
Posted By Clrsth

Re: It's tick season again!

It certainly is - we removed 4 ticks from our Jack Russell after a walk on Saturday here in Pennsylvania.
Forum: USA
Feb 20th 2015, 3:48 pm
Replies: 40
Views: 4,768
Posted By Clrsth

Re: Possible move to Dallas, TX. Lots of Q's

Hi - I don't live in Texas, but moved to Philly from the UK six months ago - can help with some general queries.

We found renting a property fairly straightforward. We used a Realtor and an...
Oct 16th 2014, 1:02 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,546
Posted By Clrsth

Oct 15th 2014, 6:34 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 656
Posted By Clrsth

Re: Embassy's courier service

I paid for home delivery and then wished I had collected them from hub.
We lived in Scotland and the courier company didn't deliver in our area so they just gave the package to royal mail to...
Sep 30th 2014, 4:11 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 1,144
Posted By Clrsth

Re: How long do your kids do sports stuff?

My son is in 8th grade and has just started playing field hockey, even though its a girls sport here. He trains for 2 hours a night after school and has matches at least twice a week. He is also in...
Sep 17th 2014, 2:28 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 471
Posted By Clrsth

Re: SSN before or after marriage?

I didn't need a social security number to be added to my husbands bank account. I've been here for a month now and am just applying for one this week.
Aug 15th 2014, 3:48 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 1,513
Posted By Clrsth

Re: State department visa issuing delays

I know, he said that to me too, but I'm hoping it'll arrive Monday so I can fly Tuesday - we are all packed and waiting to go!

Clare
Aug 15th 2014, 2:54 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 1,513
Posted By Clrsth

Re: State department visa issuing delays

I had my interview on Monday, my ceac status was updated to issued late on the Tuesday and today I have received an email saying that gone to Royal Mail (I'm in Scotland so not gone to DX) and that...
Aug 15th 2014, 10:35 am
Replies: 6
Views: 582
Posted By Clrsth

Re: NVC have scheduled interview, but not medical

I phoned to book mine on the Monday and got an appointment the same week on the Friday.

Clare
Aug 14th 2014, 4:20 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 635
Posted By Clrsth

Re: APPROVED!!

Congratulations!!!

Clare
Aug 12th 2014, 7:36 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 1,513
Posted By Clrsth

Re: State department visa issuing delays

What does your status say? Just asking because mine has changed today from processing to issued visa. How long ago was your visa issued?
Forum: USA
Aug 12th 2014, 7:13 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,123
Posted By Clrsth

Re: Passportforpets.co.uk - can anyone recommend?

I just used Petair - can highly recommend them.
Aug 12th 2014, 6:45 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 1,056
Posted By Clrsth

My interview experience

Had my interview yesterday, so thought I would document my experience in case of interest to anyone going through same thing.
Interview letter stated time of interview 9am for myself and my 3...
Aug 11th 2014, 4:16 pm
Replies: 460
Views: 169,746
Posted By Clrsth

Re: Immigrant Visa (DCF: I-130 Filed in London) - Timeline Only!

19th May 2014
Confirmation of receipt of I-130 received by email. Processing time quoted as 45-60 days from date
4th July 2014
Case number received for myself and 3 children. Medical booked for...
Aug 3rd 2014, 10:55 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 542
Posted By Clrsth

Re: How to pay in UK for I-130, and holiday OK?

You can pay in pounds with a UK credit card. Form can be downloaded from US embassy in London site
Forum: USA
Jul 29th 2014, 9:35 am
Replies: 4
Views: 543
Posted By Clrsth

Re: Advice Needed - Where to stay in Philly?

We went over in April, though just me and my husband and stayed at the Franklin residences on the corner of Walnut street, fairly near to the Liberty Bell. My husbands work either put people up...
Jul 26th 2014, 11:02 am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,040
Posted By Clrsth

Re: My US Embassy Interview Experience (DCF/CR1)

Brilliant news!!! Thanks for sharing. My interview on 11th August so it really helps reading someone else's experience to get a feel of how morning will go.
Best of luck with the move

Clare
Jul 24th 2014, 8:36 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 592
Posted By Clrsth

Re: Taking children to interview

Perfect - thanks for all help

Clare
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