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New Immigrant - Taxes, Health Insurance & SSS?

Sep 26th 2014
Hi all,

So I've been in the US since July 15th now and while I've managed to sort out most things myself I have 3 questions remaining (for now):

- I've tried registering for SSS (Selective Service System - yes I am within the age range so have to register) online not long after my arrival but was unable to due to my SS Number not being in their database yet, so I left it out thinking it needs to get processed or something, long story short I forgot about it until now, tried online again and...

New Immigrant - Taxes, Health Insurance & SSS?

Australian wanting to immigrate to the USA

Sep 25th 2014
Hi all,

My name is Matthew. I am a 20 year old Australian who wishes to live and work in the USA because I love that country.

I am looking for information from anyone who can give me advice from their own experience or their own knowledge on how a young Aussie can immigrate to the USA.

Since DV 2014, each year I enter the Diversity Visa Lottery.

I am aware of the E-3 visa which is for Australians, however from my own research I am unable to confirm whether or not I am eligible for this...

Australian wanting to immigrate to the USA

Main applicant travelling

Sep 25th 2014
Hallo all...thanks for the forum for guiding us...we just received our visa,thanks Allah.Our case was pending since July due to incomplete documents but thanks Allah we managed and submitted the remaining..I understand the main applicant can proceed to the U.S and the rest of the family join later of course before the expiry date....but in family visa there is a statement as written below:
Annonation*
Valid only if Acc/FTJ Father/Mother/Spouse

Does this mean my family must accompany me?
Kindly...

Main applicant travelling

Countries which are not eligible for immigration

Sep 24th 2014
Is there any list of countries, which are not eligible for immigration? Which are those countries?

Thanks

Dv2014 submission date

Sep 22nd 2014
Hi ,

I am totally shocked. We sent our forms in a week ago, I know late but it's been a crazy year. Kept in mind deadline being 30 sept 2014
I made a mistake, didn't provide addresses of schools in DS-122question 6b ( sorry if I got the number wrong but I'm writing from memory as I'm on my mobile not got forms on me. But that's not important.

Important part I rang KCC to find out what to do just being told it's too late as even it says deaine is 30/09/2014 you have to add 6-8weeks to...

Dv2014 submission date

Status update - POE question

Sep 22nd 2014
Hi everyone,

I come to you with yet another concern !

So, I crossed the border with my sealed envelope, I gave it to the officer, everything went alright.

It's been a little over 2 weeks now.

My question is: was I supposed to receive anything ? Like an email or something ?

Also, I didn't get anything from the officer at the border, like nothing nothing. Wasn't I supposed to get a receipt or something ? When I try the online status check, I get no result.

I couldn't really find any...

Status update - POE question

do we have allways to travel together

Sep 22nd 2014
Just received the visa

There is an annotation "valid only if Acc/FTJ Spouse". (My wife won...)

OK. i understand that in our activation trip I have to join my wife or come after her.

But I have two more Q.

Right after our activation trip I return ALONE to US, so my wife will stay outside US.

1. Is it possible, or must I ALWAYS enter US only if my wife there, or with me?
2. If I can travel alone, is it only after I will receive the permanent Green Card, or even just with the...

do we have allways to travel together

post of entry question

Sep 21st 2014
hi every body
what is the post of entry means exactly ? is it means the first airport you landed or it means your destination airport( spacially when you have nonstop flight for example one hour only on transite)? if the first one is the answer how many hours one is need on transite to finish proceures before coninue his trip ?
thank you in advance

Dv-2016 Highest Level of Education Achieved af of Today?

Sep 21st 2014
Hi, dear forum members,

I would like to ask you a question regarding my situation. I'm a university graduate and last I was enrolled to a post graduate studies. I also took 5 courses but the problem is I didn't pass them all. I just didn't go. In my transcript, they are all shown F and 0 out of 12 credits completed. So I was bothered with this "Achieved" wordi n the questionnaire. I took courses but didn't pass.

Should I answer this question as Some graduate level courses or just University...

Dv-2016 Highest Level of Education Achieved af of Today?

Traffic Offence by Derivative - Impact on Principal Applicant

Sep 21st 2014
Hi Britsimon, just wondering whether a traffic offence on the part of a dependant in the past ie well over 15 years in the US can cause a problem to the principal during the interview

Is www.usadiversitylottery.com a scam website?

Sep 19th 2014
Hi All,
I just paid $59 for this service only to find out it is NOT the official US federal government website. I have 2 questions.

1. Can someone tell if my information is safe with this website?

2. Should I reapply through the official website (since if an application is filled twice you are disqualified)?

Thanks so much,

Jose

DV2015 - Visa timing and name changes

Sep 19th 2014
Hi,
I am a DV2015 winner and have a few questions regarding my particular circumstances. I am hoping people can share their experiences to provide me with some guidance. Sorry in advance for the long post!
Firstly, when I entered DV2015 I was married, and included my husband on the application. I was divorced in September this year, which will become official in October (which is when I will receive my divorce certificate). I submitted my DS-260 in mid-June; however I have not yet received a...

DV2015 - Visa timing and name changes

Blurred fingerprint on my green card

Sep 17th 2014
Hi guys, I have finally gotten my green card after a looooooong wait. But, there is one problem with it. My fingerprint in the bottom right corner is all blurred. Does it affect anything? I need to travel soon, and my temporary DV stamp in my passport will expire. So I am afraid I won't have enough time to replace the green card before travelling, and that I will have trouble getting back in if I don't replace the green card. Has anyone had this problem before?...

Blurred fingerprint on my green card

Dv-2015 Winners from Albania

Sep 16th 2014
Hello everybody,I am a dv-2015 selectee with case number current in October but I didn't received any email yet for the 2NL.In the Ds-260 form I selected U.S Embassy of Athens for my interview as I live in Greece.Is here somebody with the same experience,what's the difference??

USCIS Fee Questions

Sep 16th 2014
Hi All,
trying to pay online for the USCIS fee,
I am always confused about the question…country of birth…is that place of birth or nationality?

traveling back to home country within a month or two apart

Sep 16th 2014
my sister plans to go back home for a month, and then fly back with our dad to visit me and travel here for a month or so. she will then accompany dad back home again and stay there a while before coming back to the US.

1. will there be any problem with her status going out of the country two times close to each other within the first year of LPR status? does she have to do anything before she leaves?

2. our dad has a 10-year tourist visa to be expired in july 2015. he has never traveled...

traveling back to home country within a month or two apart

Need help on I-90 application (Replacement of GC)

Sep 15th 2014
Hi guys,

I need your help before filing an I-90 application.

On August 7, 2014, and my wife's greed card had been produced and mailed.

On August 11, 2014, the card was undeliverable as addressed and being returned.

On September 15, 2014, I called USCIS to follow-up, and the immigrant officer said that they have not yet received the returned green card. The officer suggested that I could either keep waiting or filing an I-90 application immediately, since it would take 8 to 9 months to...

Need help on I-90 application (Replacement of GC)

DV 2014 Administrative Processing (AP) Report HERE

Sep 15th 2014
We need the feedback from all the unlucky peoples who did attend their interview and CO put them into Administrative Processing, called AP.
Please whrite down here as described below so we all will have an overview what is going on.
-Your CN ***
-Your date of interview
-Reason for AP
-Passports kept or returned
-DV payment, full or only one person
-Dates of CEAC page updates of your case.
-Date of resolved AP (for those who did)

Thank you in advance for your input.

DV 2015 Egyptians meet here

Sep 14th 2014
Dear All - I wish you all the best during the 2015 DV processing. I thought it's better to have posts from all 2015 DV winners from Egypt as we are all running with AF exception.
*please post here if you passed already an interview earlier, so we can get some from your experience.

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