This is a discussion on US citizen within the Bob & Terry's Place forums, part of the The Back Porch category; Originally Posted by HAWKEYE50 Congrats, and Welcome to our Mess. How long did the process take? I have heard it is quite an ordeal. The ...
I knew a guy who went to that address they gave him for fingerprinting, only to find out it didn't exist, that they had
sent out 10,000 notices with wrong addresses on them, and had done nothing to notify people of the error.
The fellow who went on the 100 + mile each way goose chase was then working for Uncle through some special
arrangement (normally Uncle can only hire US Citizens). It took our secretary, a woman who knew the nooks and
crannies and the contacts of everyone who was anyone in government, 3 days to figure out what had gone wrong.
The whole thing delayed his acquisition of citizenship by about 6 months; by which time his boss was no longer willing to make him a regular employee. So the mess up really cost the guy.
My wife's processing was put on hold for a full year simply because we moved from IA to TX.
If the Union is once severed, the line of separation will grow wider and wider, and the controversies which are now debated and settled in the halls of legislation will then be tried in fields of battle and determined by the sword.
way to go my friend
“But now,” he said, “take your money and a traveler’s bag. And if you don’t have a sword, sell your cloak and buy one!” Luke 22:36 (NLT)
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CONGRATULATIONS!! And Welcome!
Congratulations and WELCOME. You will appreciate it more than most everyone else you meet.
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That is great! You must feel so proud!
Congratulations and jubilations
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Allow me to join in the chorus of well wishers and welcome you as a fellow citizen. Congratulations!
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^^ What they said, minus any sarcasm.
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Congratulations ! I am 13th generation American,my desendants partiscapated in everywar to keep the freedoms we
all enjoy today.You will be the startof the family tree that begins in your American experience.America has it's faults
but it still the best country in the world.