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Offline Adele2310

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Howzit from Orlando USA
« on: July 18, 2010, 04:34:16 pm »
Hello everyone,

My name is Adele and I am originally from Durbs by the sea but have been living in the USA for about 13 years right now.  I have finally decided that if I can't get permanent residence here after this long and my lawyer tells me it will me about another 7 years at least that its time for me to go.  The uncertainty of this process for so long is just not my think so I have made the decision to move to NZ.

My visa for the USA expires in Feb 2011 so I decided to make the move then.  My paperwork is a little more challenging because I have to do everything from over here by mail!  Not fun.  So right now I'm trying to get my unabridged Birth Certificate which my mom applied for(she's still in SA) they said it would take 4 weeks.  I'm holding off on my PC for right now because from what I understand it can't be more than 6 months old.  The plan is to apply for it in December.

I work in IT so I'm on the skills shortage list so hoping that I'll be able to get through the whole process.  Kind of have mixed feelings about everything.  This has been my home for a while now but can't stay and I know that there is no way I can live in SA.  Oh well I've done it before and I can do it again.

Looking forward to getting to know you all.

Adele



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Re: Howzit from Orlando USA
« Reply #1 on: July 18, 2010, 07:27:24 pm »
 :welcome: to the forum.
You might wanna have a chat to zatexnz on this forum. Very similar circumstances to yours.
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Re: Howzit from Orlando USA
« Reply #1 on: July 18, 2010, 07:27:24 pm »

Offline Mongrel Mobster

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Re: Howzit from Orlando USA
« Reply #2 on: July 18, 2010, 08:46:32 pm »
 :welcome:
Kind regards,

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Re: Howzit from Orlando USA
« Reply #3 on: July 19, 2010, 05:17:01 am »
 :welcome: to the family.  I think zatexnz will be the right person to chat to.

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Re: Howzit from Orlando USA
« Reply #4 on: July 19, 2010, 06:13:07 am »
 :welcome: to the family! and  :gl2: with all your plans

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Re: Howzit from Orlando USA
« Reply #5 on: July 19, 2010, 07:30:24 am »
Hi Adele and a big  :welcome: from another fellow Durbanite, now in NZ.

:gl: with all your preparations.

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Re: Howzit from Orlando USA
« Reply #6 on: July 19, 2010, 09:41:33 am »
Welcome to the forum Adele!
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Re: Howzit from Orlando USA
« Reply #6 on: July 19, 2010, 09:41:33 am »

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Re: Howzit from Orlando USA
« Reply #7 on: July 19, 2010, 09:03:11 pm »
:bigwelcome: to the family Adele, :gl: with getting the docs from SA and the application process. You can chat to zatexnz, she did the same route as you O0

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