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Aug 3rd 2012, 11:14 pm
Replies: 51
Views: 6,479
Posted By jimandtina2008

Re: I-751 Checklist and Questions

They sent my notification to my old address too although I HAD notified them as required when we moved......a year ago!!!
Nov 16th 2011, 7:05 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 825
Posted By jimandtina2008

Re: Advance Parole

Thank you very much - that puts my mind at rest :-)
Nov 16th 2011, 5:05 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 825
Posted By jimandtina2008

Advance Parole

Hello everyone.....

Hope everyone who is already in the US (like me) is getting ready for Thanksgiving!!!!! :)

I have a quick, probably silly, paranoid question - but you know what we're all...
Forum: Meet-ups
Sep 19th 2011, 9:38 am
Replies: 34
Views: 4,548
Posted By jimandtina2008

Smile Re: Anyone in Michigan?!

Hi,

Whereabouts are you?
I arrived June last year and live just outside Ann Arbor. Don't know of any groups though.

Tina :D
Forum: USA
Sep 7th 2011, 3:30 pm
Replies: 74
Views: 7,605
Posted By jimandtina2008

Re: So what things did you love/hate when you first arrived that you now hate/love?

I've been here just over a year now (14 months) so am still a greenie I suppose but here goes:

Still hate the bacon - never was a fan of smoked stuff back home, still search at every grocery store...
Forum: USA
Jul 4th 2011, 3:18 pm
Replies: 109
Views: 6,842
Posted By jimandtina2008

Re: What Brit things has your American embraced (or not?)

Jim (USC) LOVES Torchwood and Irn Bru and is getting pretty good at understanding all my colloquialisms.
Likes a full English (though thinks its a little strange not to have syrup with bacon and...
May 3rd 2011, 10:47 pm
Forum: USA
Apr 11th 2011, 10:48 pm
Replies: 152
Views: 13,183
Posted By jimandtina2008

Re: American accent

" Except I still say things like "bollocks" and "bloody hell"..... along with the normal English-isms. "

This made me laugh 'cos I do the same all the time without even realising until I get blank...
Forum: The Lounge
Apr 3rd 2011, 5:26 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 4,434
Posted By jimandtina2008

Re: BBC World News America

I just can't see what the hell Star Trek has to do with the BBC anyway!!!

I love Star Trek AND I love the BBC....but just can't see why ST is on BBC America...
Apr 3rd 2011, 5:21 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 529
Posted By jimandtina2008

Re: Mothers Day tomorrow in the UK

Just called and got away with it when I said she would get a card in May!!!!!

Sent an e-card for today.....PHEW!!!

Gotta love the Internet.......:thumbsup:
Forum: USA
Mar 8th 2011, 10:53 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 4,632
Posted By jimandtina2008

Re: Anyone in SE Michigan?

Hi, I'm in Belleville just off Rawsonville Road I94.

Been here since June 2010. Currently working in Ann Arbor. I love the place, reminds me so much of Oxford where I hail from originally,...
Forum: USA
Mar 4th 2011, 11:17 pm
Replies: 152
Views: 13,183
Posted By jimandtina2008

Re: American accent

Another thing I find funny is, now that I've setlled in at work and no longer really pay attention to making sure I'm understood, all the local colloquialisms and sayings are coming out. I get some...
Forum: USA
Mar 4th 2011, 10:59 pm
Replies: 152
Views: 13,183
Posted By jimandtina2008

Re: American accent

I have the same problem with the "oh" sound in John and the 'aw' in Dawn......we have friends whose names are John and Dawn and most Americans seem to think I'm saying Jane and Don!!!! When I try and...
Forum: USA
Feb 27th 2011, 4:51 pm
Replies: 152
Views: 13,183
Posted By jimandtina2008

Re: American accent

I've been here since June 2010 and I still have my English accent. So far everyone loves it!!!

I find though that having lived in Scotland for the 20 years before I moved to the US, that although...
Dec 9th 2010, 9:57 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 2,027
Posted By jimandtina2008

Re: AOS Interview Success

I wouldn't worry, all of Jim's family were there (he's the USC), I only had my sister and her hubby (they live in Charleston SC) there for me. No-one even asked about our wedding......
Dec 9th 2010, 9:56 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 2,027
Posted By jimandtina2008

Re: AOS Interview Success

Our interviewer asked a similar question - he said that is was a silly question but he was legally obliged to ask and apologised for doing so......
Dec 9th 2010, 9:55 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 2,027
Posted By jimandtina2008

Re: AOS Interview Success

sounds pretty much like our experience in Detroit.....loads of worry and TONS of preparation then none of it asked for!!! All over in 10 mins at the most!!! Though our interviewer didn't ask to check...
Forum: The Lounge
Dec 7th 2010, 10:52 pm
Replies: 228
Views: 24,132
Posted By jimandtina2008

Re: Stupid Things People Say

always makes me smile when my US hubby says Nitch instead of niche........

oh, and here in Michigan, Milan ( a local town) is "Mylan" yet the Chevy model Milan, is pronounced the correct Italian...
Dec 7th 2010, 10:43 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 2,173
Posted By jimandtina2008

Re: I made it to the USA now to start my AOS!

I jusy had my AOS appointment in October (my medical was May this year). I sent nothing in as far as the I-693 was concerned, it stated on the instructions that it was unnecessary if the medical was...
Nov 10th 2010, 10:56 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 5,128
Posted By jimandtina2008

Re: Horrible experience with so-called civil surgeon

No I did not do it, as you said, the instructions on the form stated that if you had taken a medical within 12 months it wasn't required to do it again, so I didn't. I just resent original info from...
Nov 10th 2010, 9:20 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 5,128
Posted By jimandtina2008

Re: Horrible experience with so-called civil surgeon

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I pulled out the instructions for completing form I-693 and I showed him the parts that I'd highlighted, which expressly state that K-1 visa holders do not need a full medical if they are...
Nov 2nd 2010, 12:03 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,068
Posted By jimandtina2008

Re: Photos for Embassy Interview

I used Goulds Pharmacy, less than 200 yards from the US Embassy in May this year.

They cost 4.50 for four photos and they make absolutely sure that you comply with regulations ie: hair scraped...
Nov 2nd 2010, 11:59 am
Replies: 50
Views: 3,915
Posted By jimandtina2008

Re: AOS questions

Hi Mandy

I just had my AOS interview on October 19th. We just sent in the evidence they asked for on the forms and updated our letters that we'd sent in intially with K1. All the 'joint' evidence...
Oct 26th 2010, 2:06 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 834
Posted By jimandtina2008

Re: Use an Immigration Service Co or File on Our Own?

Hi, we initially considered using a lawyer (not a service) but decided that it would be expensive enough with us doing it without the added expense of a lawyer. We did everything ourselves, along...
Oct 21st 2010, 3:16 am
Replies: 5
Views: 779
Posted By jimandtina2008

Re: AOS APPROVED!!!!!

Don't worry, the document box is now by the desk and will 'catch' everything that falls into evidence category!!!! lol ;)
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