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Forum: USA
Aug 13th 2019, 3:34 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 774
Posted By Orangepants

Re: Irish passport application through Washington DC

My sister, who is in the UK just received hers and it took just over three months. I'm next!
Dec 26th 2018, 6:39 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 1,720
Posted By Orangepants

Re: Medical Cannabis Oil in Cayman

Sorry to hear about your wife Gordon. Great information. Thank you. My younger sister in the UK is in the final stages of MS and CBD has helped her immeasurably over time. Now looking at it for my...
Forum: USA
Dec 7th 2018, 7:17 pm
Replies: 55
Views: 2,253
Posted By Orangepants

Re: Silly question re which queue to join

Isn't Chicago fully automated now so he'll go through the US kiosks with his US passport and I believe ESTA people still have to see an agent.
Nov 15th 2018, 4:33 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 632
Posted By Orangepants

Re: Dentists

Seven Mile Dental Clinic on West Bay Road is fabulous. My friend Scott McFarlane owns the practice. He is from Scotland and is extremely well qualified with implants etc.. They have just employed a...
Forum: USA
Oct 24th 2018, 8:49 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 2,393
Posted By Orangepants

Re: Five go on an adventure

Wow - Congratulations, I'm sure it'll be a great experience.
Forum: USA
Oct 16th 2018, 10:01 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,493
Posted By Orangepants

Re: US boarding schools - sport

My husband would agree and he coaches a U17 team in the USSDA along with his private stuff. (He's a fantastic coach of course - played for Man City once upon a time!).

He actually has two 16 year...
Oct 15th 2018, 3:07 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 411
Posted By Orangepants

Re: Don’t Forget EU261/2004

Oh that's interesting. Is there a time limit to file? I had a 52 hours delay returning from Germany in late July.
Forum: USA
Oct 12th 2018, 4:01 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,493
Posted By Orangepants

Re: US boarding schools - sport

IMG Academy at Brandenton, Florida I know is recommended in the soccer world. Don't know anything about it though.
Oct 11th 2018, 11:21 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 779
Posted By Orangepants

Re: Married on a B1 - Initiating Consular Processing

That was my thought too. You managed to go in and out for 3.5 years on a B-1?. I managed it for just over a year, staying 10 days each time and 20 days out. That was in 2009-10. Did you ever go to...
Oct 5th 2018, 7:19 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 523
Posted By Orangepants

Re: O1 (or any) visa letter question - updated contact details for reference let

The guy that was arrested was nothing to do with his position, it was a recommendation letter.

If the sponsor/employer or who whoever it is who signed the contract is okay with it, then I guess...
Oct 5th 2018, 3:43 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 523
Posted By Orangepants

Re: O1 (or any) visa letter question - updated contact details for reference let

I would leave the letters alone. If USCIS have a query on any of the letters then they will send a RFE. The contract dates, yes I'd get them changed. Is the lawyer allowed to just manually change...
Sep 12th 2018, 7:47 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 2,845
Posted By Orangepants

Re: Advice on L1 visa attorney fees from London

My husband paid $9k in legal fees for his O-1 but but that was in 2010. There are no legal costs associated with the derivative visa. After he got his visa, I filled in my own DS-160 and went to the...
Forum: USA
May 18th 2018, 2:47 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,071
Posted By Orangepants

Re: Closed UK accounts & FATCA

Yes closed accounts are reportable in the year that they are closed so both accounts will/may be reported for year 2017 and only the second one for 2018. Bear in mind that the threshold for FATCA is...
May 15th 2018, 8:57 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,108
Posted By Orangepants

Re: The Process has finished

Congratulations. Well done for sticking with it.
Apr 12th 2018, 4:17 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 3,842
Posted By Orangepants

Re: Experiences at US Embassy in London?

My husband was successful in getting his O-1 visa at the London Consulate in 2010, 2nd one in 2013 and a renewal in 2016.
Apr 11th 2018, 7:18 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 3,842
Posted By Orangepants

Re: Experiences at US Embassy in London?

Are you worried about the petition being denied or the visa in the passport?
Apr 4th 2018, 7:01 pm
Replies: 134
Views: 22,144
Posted By Orangepants

Re: L-1a to Green Card processing route?

It sure has been a long and bumpy ride for you guys. Glad you are near the end of the journey.
Mar 27th 2018, 8:59 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 969
Posted By Orangepants

Re: Electrical Appliances / Voltage

There's a forum on here called "The Lab' where all the techies can answer your questions. There's probably an article in the Wiki area about electrical appliances.
Mar 12th 2018, 9:15 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 2,304
Posted By Orangepants

Re: On an L1-B, another company wants me ...

I'd be interested to see how they think they can transfer a L-1 to a H-1 (unless of course you are not subject to the cap). If the company apply in the lottery in 3 weeks time on April 1 and you are...
Mar 3rd 2018, 10:46 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 741
Posted By Orangepants

Re: H1B and H4 Questions

You get the petition approved first and then apply for the visas - H-1B and H-4s, to go in your passports at the same time, although you don't have to. The school may or may not pay for your...
Feb 22nd 2018, 8:13 pm
Replies: 59
Views: 3,703
Posted By Orangepants

Re: AOS for permanent resident's daughter

We've dealt with 4 immigration lawyers for various issues over the last 12 years and I only ever saw one of them. Most do their work over the phone or by email. Our last one, who was excellent, was...
Forum: USA
Feb 19th 2018, 4:28 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 1,846
Posted By Orangepants

Re: Schools in Florida for autism child

The odds for the Irish seemed really high back in the 80s and 90s. All my cousins except one, so that is nine of them, were successful in the DV lottery. Their parents entered them at some point when...
Feb 18th 2018, 7:41 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,764
Posted By Orangepants

Re: H1B Visa Questions

The spouse of a H-1B can work once the beneficiary of the H-1B has an approved 1-140 which is a petition for a green card. Could take several years to get to that point and depends if the employer...
Forum: USA
Feb 8th 2018, 9:52 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 2,128
Posted By Orangepants

Re: TB Skin Test

Yes this happened to me - I just got an x-ray later that day and it delayed the medical results by 3 days. The doctor says happens to a lot of Europeans who have been vaccinated.
Jan 30th 2018, 5:21 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 604
Posted By Orangepants

Re: Help me get through my B1 Business Visa interview!

It was in 2007 so cant remember exactly but a few questions about my role and the type of work I do. Fortunately they didn't ask me how long I'd worked for the company as it was only day3!
They...
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