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Old Dec 6th 2005, 2:11 pm
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Default News: 60,000 Green Cards to be Recalled

Seems they made a mistake!!

http://www.kesq.com/Global/story.asp?S=4205591&nav=9qrx
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Old Dec 6th 2005, 2:16 pm
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Old Dec 6th 2005, 2:18 pm
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"Officials say the erroneous cards were sent to refugees, asylum seekers and Cuban and Vietnamese immigrants."

counts most of us out then ...................
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Originally Posted by CaliforniaBride

OMG can you imagine how many man hours it's going to take to get this sorted!

Man hours that could more usefully employed for sorting out our %#@*ing AOS applications, amongst other things!

It wasn't till they'd sent out 60-bl00dy-thousand of these things before someone noticed that something was amiss? The incompetence of these people continues to astound me.
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Originally Posted by Elvira
It wasn't till they'd sent out 60-bl00dy-thousand of these things before someone noticed that something was amiss? The incompetence of these people continues to astound me.
So you've never worked for a government or big company then
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Old Dec 6th 2005, 4:43 pm
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So you've never worked for a government or big company then

Indeed, I have not!

I'm my own boss...
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Originally Posted by BigDavyG
So you've never worked for a government or big company then
They probably noticed after 1000 cards, then spent the rest of the time working out what, why and when to blame.
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Originally Posted by Elvira
Indeed, I have not!

I'm my own boss...
Need an assistant ???
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Old Dec 6th 2005, 4:56 pm
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Need an assistant ???

What special qualities do you have?
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Old Dec 6th 2005, 4:57 pm
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They probably noticed after 1000 cards, then spent the rest of the time working out what, why and when to blame.
I'd imagine that the meetings about setting up a focus group to look into the root causes of the problem probably slowed down things a bit.

Still, I bet that it won't happen again now that a 5000 page procedural document has been produced.

(through gritted teeth)
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Originally Posted by Elvira
What special qualities do you have?
I'm capable of thinking for myself.
From what I've seen this is a pretty rare commodity. Unfortunately, working as I do in a large company its also liable to hamper my prospects of further promotion.

Now if you don't mind I have an afternoon of hard work in front of me.
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Default Re: News: 60,000 Green Cards to be Recalled

Officials say the erroneous cards were sent to refugees, asylum seekers and Cuban and Vietnamese immigrants.

Thats one creative way of the INS staff vetoing the new immigration laws. Send them all duff cards them spend an eternity "sorting it out"
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Old Dec 6th 2005, 6:01 pm
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thank funk that doesn't sound like it'll be mine then
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