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Old Oct 19th 2005, 6:17 pm
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Question "To dream....the impossible dream..."

As I have seen it's nigh impossible to get into the States unless you marry a USC or get a company transfer.....how did all the x pats on here get in and stay in ?
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Old Oct 19th 2005, 6:20 pm
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Originally Posted by Tangram
As I have seen it's nigh impossible to get into the States unless you marry a USC or get a company transfer.....how did all the x pats on here get in and stay in ?

Came to America in 2002 to work and travel. Met some guy who wouldn't leave me alone. Ended up travelling to Mexico and back with him.
Turned out to be the love of my life and married him last year.
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Old Oct 19th 2005, 6:29 pm
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married to someone that got a company transfer..
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Originally Posted by Tangram
As I have seen it's nigh impossible to get into the States unless you marry a USC or get a company transfer.....how did all the x pats on here get in and stay in ?
My husband got a job with a research group here on an HIb visa. It took quite a while to set up.
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Old Oct 19th 2005, 6:31 pm
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Originally Posted by Tangram
As I have seen it's nigh impossible to get into the States unless you marry a USC or get a company transfer.....how did all the x pats on here get in and stay in ?
I came kicking and screamin!! what makes you want to come here
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Old Oct 19th 2005, 6:33 pm
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Originally Posted by Tangram
how did all the x pats on here get in and stay in ?
Ssssshhhhh! please don't tell the USCIS on me please.
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Old Oct 19th 2005, 6:36 pm
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and I thought it was going to be another thread on affordable adequate Health care.

Marriage.
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Old Oct 19th 2005, 6:42 pm
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company transfer
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Old Oct 19th 2005, 6:45 pm
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Fell in love with an American. Been married 6 1/2 years now.
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Old Oct 19th 2005, 6:47 pm
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Sex will rear it ugly head throught this thread ...
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Old Oct 19th 2005, 6:50 pm
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Originally Posted by Tangram
As I have seen it's nigh impossible to get into the States unless you marry a USC or get a company transfer.....how did all the x pats on here get in and stay in ?
Looking at replies you have got so far apart from Ssssshhhhh Manc! you are about right.

There's probably some catalog somewhere, oh sorry wrong country that's Thailand.

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Old Oct 19th 2005, 6:56 pm
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I landed a cushty job, took 3 months from interview to being here on H1B... that was Jan 2004, green card process now well on its way.
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An American company was needing decent software developers. Instead, they got me.
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Old Oct 19th 2005, 7:01 pm
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Default Re: "To dream....the impossible dream..."

Originally Posted by Ray
Sex will rear it ugly head throught this thread ...
How did you guess? Experience?
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Old Oct 19th 2005, 7:03 pm
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Intercompany transfer for me - took about 3 months from the "By the way we are moving your job to the USA" to us actually being here and discovering Delaware really is a State!
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