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All the family feelings

As the months draw closer to our departure to our new life, Don and I are starting to go through the motions (and emotions) of realization of ending many chapters. 1,303 more words


When a US Citizen sponsors her parents for an immigrant visa, can her sibling get one too?

QUESTION: I have a US citizen daughter and she will be 21 years old soon. We know that when she is 21 she will be able to sponsor me and my wife, but we have another child who will be 10 years old by that time. 1,048 more words

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We Plan And The Universe Laughs

It feels like a million years since I wrote my first post. Since then I have

  • Decided to use a Pet Relocater to get our pup from Portland, OR to Christchurch, NZ…
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August 21, 2017 - Immigration News Update

August 21, 2017- Discussing the Building America’s Trust Act, the District Court case for the Texas SB4 bill, lawsuits filed in Chicago and California against Attorney General Sessions, a potential threat to the DACA program, increases in RFEs for H-1B petitions, the end of the CAM program, the DOS limiting nonimmigrant visas from Russia, as well as answering questions about family-based sponsorship for siblings of US citizens, and Advance Parole travel documents for DACA beneficiaries. 313 more words

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Be organised before you fly.

Now that we are in the final stages of the big move I’m finding it more and more important to make sure we have everything wrapped up this side, and all the documents I may need from South Africa to take over to Canada. 1,120 more words


We've chosen where to go...now what?

So as I explained in my last post my husband Don and I had decided that Canada was the place to go. So began the journey on how to get there. 2,863 more words


Why this all began - The path that lead to choosing Canada.

So many times people have asked me, ‘But why Canada?’. With the general expectation that South Africans either move to the UK or Australia this questions has popped up more than I can recall. 1,057 more words