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In shock! Our Green Card has just arrived!!

Old Apr 12th 2009, 1:03 am
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Default In shock! Our Green Card has just arrived!!

We made the decision we quite liked it here, and wanted the option of staying to be in our hands, not with work situation, so we took the plunge and asked H's company to sponsor us.

They were more than happy (which was a relief!), and we've just collected our mail ... and there they were!

Wow! A bit surprised! And relieved. And happy, of course!!


Next step is telling our families and friends.

Better than a chocolate egg, that's for sure
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Originally Posted by Mandana View Post
We made the decision we quite liked it here, and wanted the option of staying to be in our hands, not with work situation, so we took the plunge and asked H's company to sponsor us.

They were more than happy (which was a relief!), and we've just collected our mail ... and there they were!

Wow! A bit surprised! And relieved. And happy, of course!!


Next step is telling our families and friends.

Better than a chocolate egg, that's for sure


Well done mate

Of course you know Houston is a dump and the quicker you get out the better.....
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Old Apr 12th 2009, 1:22 am
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Originally Posted by Sugarmooma View Post
Well done mate

Of course you know Houston is a dump and the quicker you get out the better.....
LOL! Not as much of a dump as some places!

To have the option is fantastic .. we're both in shock TBH. Casually picked up the mail and there they were!
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Well done mate

Of course you know Houston is a dump and the quicker you get out the better.....
You mean you're still there???
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Someone pinch me .. I'm not convinced it's real!
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You mean you're still there???


I'm in the depth of the dump and don't seem to be able to claw myself out
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Someone pinch me .. I'm not convinced it's real!


Party in Katy then.....
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Party in Katy then.....
Yeah, with dry toast and water!! Someone has food poisoning
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Yeah, with dry toast and water!! Someone has food poisoning


Oh no, hope there's a quick recovery!

Of course now you really have given all the Houston haters more ammunition. Eat out in Houston and you'll get sick
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Originally Posted by Sugarmooma View Post
Oh no, hope there's a quick recovery!

Of course now you really have given all the Houston haters more ammunition. Eat out in Houston and you'll get sick
Ha! I'm sure I don't need to fuel the fire for the haters! Their guns are already loaded lol.

I'm not sure if it was at someone's house or at the bowling alley that same evening, but something upset me. Bleurgh. Still, aids in the weight-loss


Hey. Guess what?








We've got our Green Cards!!!
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Ha! I'm sure I don't need to fuel the fire for the haters! Their guns are already loaded lol.

I'm not sure if it was at someone's house or at the bowling alley that same evening, but something upset me. Bleurgh. Still, aids in the weight-loss


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We've got our Green Cards!!!




I guess you are a tad excited as well as being pukey
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I guess you are a tad excited as well as being pukey
Not as excited as my husband! Which is a surprise, as he didn't want to go for them originally. I had to get my friends to work on him - and they succeeded!

Clearly the state of the economy has been a worry, and to lose our way of life and the fabulous friends we've made over here would be a big loss.

Of course, at the same time as being great news, it's tinged with a little bit of sadness .. family & friends back home, especially those who can't visit. 7 trips back to the UK in 18 months is too much for anyone!
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Congratulations , it makes moving and job changing nice and easy, if it wasn' for the bleedin recession
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Congratulations - we got ours a couple of months ago and although it was a little bit of an anti-climax after a few days, it's so lovely not to have that underlying fear that you could be asked to leave if a job situation goes wrong. That in itself, with all that's going on, is major cause for celebration! I'm in Katy too by the way and have been here since 2005 - always laugh at the negative Houston comments on here
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Congrats on the Green Cards - I'm sure its a great feeling
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