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Immigrant Visa to the USA – The sequel

Even though the first part of the process was done very quickly, we did not hear back from USCIS or the American embassy in Brussels for a very long time. After two months of waiting, on July 26th, I wrote to an immigration caseworker at MN Senator Amy Klobuchar’s office. I had been an intern at the Minneapolis office in 2014, and witnessed our staff helping numerous people in all kinds of situations. Within 10 days the American Embassy in Brussels broke the silence. They had contacted me to announce my application package was on its way. This means I can apply for the green card!

Protip:  Tap into the vast resources your government officials have to offer.  Your local legislative office does more than take in complaints over the phone, they can also take compliments and help you solve things.


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Imminent threat

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Dear Rotarians,

I haven’t left the house in over 72 hours by now. Part of it is because Brussels remains under highest terror alert, but mostly because of the hailstorms this weekend and because I’m writing my dissertations.

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Boutique type of school

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If you are thinking about applying to the University of Kent, here are some things to consider. These are just my notes from orientation week.
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