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I have been looking for a cargo company that serves PH but I am unsuccessful. I tried looking for UMAC and Forex, but it seems non-exist here. The forex number they have on facebook isn't working. UMAC seems to have no branch here.

Does anyone from SW MN that can point me to any cargo company that they use to send balikbayan boxes to the PH? Of course, we would like to have the tested and reliable one. Website will be great but a number will work too!

Thanks a lot! :)

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SW MN is a tuff one. Don't think there are a lot of Filipinos living there.

I'm not sure if you are closer to Sioux Falls, SD or Mpls, but either way I think you are going to have drive to ship your box. Contact Filipino stores in either city and ask where you can find a shipper for BB to Philippines. Usually the stores will handle it for you. You may need to make two trips, one for the box and they other for dropping off the shipment. We just picked a BB this past Sunday at the local Filipino grocery store in our area. $5.00 for the box and $100 to ship to the Phil.


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SW MN is a tuff one. Don't think there are a lot of Filipinos living there.

I'm not sure if you are closer to Sioux Falls, SD or Mpls, but either way I think you are going to have drive to ship your box. Contact Filipino stores in either city and ask where you can find a shipper for BB to Philippines. Usually the stores will handle it for you. You may need to make two trips, one for the box and they other for dropping off the shipment. We just picked a BB this past Sunday at the local Filipino grocery store in our area. $5.00 for the box and $100 to ship to the Phil.

Thanks Greenbaum! We are around 30 away from Mpls. Yeah, that is not good lol. I will call the ONLY phil store I know to ask if they do that. Thanks for the info! :)

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Thanks Greenbaum! We are around 30 away from Mpls. Yeah, that is not good lol. I will call the ONLY phil store I know to ask if they do that. Thanks for the info! :)

Try these before you drive.

Jasmine Market

14600 10th Ave S Ste 100

Burnsville, MN

(952) 953-6424

Oriental Food Mart

2424 Nicollet Ave.

Minneapolis, MN

(612) 874-7560

GypsyGirlshop.com

Lexington Ave N

Shoreview, MN

(612) 481-4635

Phil-Oriental Imports

789 University Ave.

St Paul, MN

(612) 292-1325

USA2Pilipinas.com

2440 Enterprise Dr.

MN 55120

USA


Spoiler

Adjustment of Status

AOS March 5, 2014 Submitted AOS with EAD/AP package to Chicago USICS

Delivered March 8, 2014 AOS packaged delivered to USCIS drop box

Accepted March 19, 2014 Text message with receipt numbers

Biometrics April 16, 2014 Biometrics completed

EAD May 23, 2014 Employment Authorization Document approved and went to card production

TD May 23, 2014 Travel Document approved and went for card production

Receipt EAD/AP May 30, 2014 Received combo card EAD/AP

Green Card Approved July 11, 2014 Approved, no interview. Went to card production.

Green Card received July 17, 2014 GC received without interview

Removal of Conditions

Mailed I-751 Dec 16, 2015 Submitted ROC (removal of conditions)

Received Dec 18, 2015 USPS notification of successful delivery

Check Cashed Dec 21, 2015 Check was cashed

NOA-1 Issued Dec 21, 2015 NOA-1 for ROC issued

NOA-1 Issued Dec 26, 2015 NOA-1 Received

Biometrics Appt. Jan 29, 2016 Biometrics Appointment Scheduled [Completed]

 

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Try these before you drive.

Jasmine Market

14600 10th Ave S Ste 100

Burnsville, MN

(952) 953-6424

Oriental Food Mart

2424 Nicollet Ave.

Minneapolis, MN

(612) 874-7560

GypsyGirlshop.com

Lexington Ave N

Shoreview, MN

(612) 481-4635

Phil-Oriental Imports

789 University Ave.

St Paul, MN

(612) 292-1325

USA2Pilipinas.com

2440 Enterprise Dr.

MN 55120

USA

Thanks for the list Greenbaum! Phil Imports is the one I go to! I will ask them. The list is more than I thought we have here. :) Will call them all! :)

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SW MN is a tuff one. Don't think there are a lot of Filipinos living there.

I'm not sure if you are closer to Sioux Falls, SD or Mpls, but either way I think you are going to have drive to ship your box. Contact Filipino stores in either city and ask where you can find a shipper for BB to Philippines. Usually the stores will handle it for you. You may need to make two trips, one for the box and they other for dropping off the shipment. We just picked a BB this past Sunday at the local Filipino grocery store in our area. $5.00 for the box and $100 to ship to the Phil.

I have never seen a Filipino Grocery Store, Are there many in your area?

Where do you live, what city?

I am in Dallas, we have Asian Grocery stores only here.......

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I have never seen a Filipino Grocery Store, Are there many in your area?

Where do you live, what city?

I am in Dallas, we have Asian Grocery stores only here.......

Hi VOL, I am not sure if am the one you're asking. I am in Shakopee, Minnesota,. We don't have much either and no Filipino restaurant at all.

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I have never seen a Filipino Grocery Store, Are there many in your area?

Where do you live, what city?

I am in Dallas, we have Asian Grocery stores only here.......

It's just a little bit bigger than a 7-11 store. They have lots of stuff from the Phil.

https://www.bing.com/local?lid=YN523x9126988&id=YN523x9126988&q=Oriental+Store+of+Raleigh+Inc+Raleigh+NC&name=Oriental+Store+of+Raleigh+Inc&cp=35.82934~-78.58524

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Spoiler

Adjustment of Status

AOS March 5, 2014 Submitted AOS with EAD/AP package to Chicago USICS

Delivered March 8, 2014 AOS packaged delivered to USCIS drop box

Accepted March 19, 2014 Text message with receipt numbers

Biometrics April 16, 2014 Biometrics completed

EAD May 23, 2014 Employment Authorization Document approved and went to card production

TD May 23, 2014 Travel Document approved and went for card production

Receipt EAD/AP May 30, 2014 Received combo card EAD/AP

Green Card Approved July 11, 2014 Approved, no interview. Went to card production.

Green Card received July 17, 2014 GC received without interview

Removal of Conditions

Mailed I-751 Dec 16, 2015 Submitted ROC (removal of conditions)

Received Dec 18, 2015 USPS notification of successful delivery

Check Cashed Dec 21, 2015 Check was cashed

NOA-1 Issued Dec 21, 2015 NOA-1 for ROC issued

NOA-1 Issued Dec 26, 2015 NOA-1 Received

Biometrics Appt. Jan 29, 2016 Biometrics Appointment Scheduled [Completed]

 

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Thanks Greenbaum! I will check that out!

Wire them some money instead...

lol, thanks Tahoma, I do that every month. I just want to send them some stuff from here. It's a pinoy thing. :)

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lol, thanks Tahoma, I do that every month. I just want to send them some stuff from here. It's a pinoy thing. :)

Wow...both money and balikbayan boxes...you're spoiling your relatives!


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Thanks Greenbaum! I will check that out!

lol, thanks Tahoma, I do that every month. I just want to send them some stuff from here. It's a pinoy thing. :)

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Support you local Kano.........

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Wow...both money and balikbayan boxes...you're spoiling your relatives!

I know it looks like that but I don't. The money is just for my mom. The balikbayan boxes are just extra. Plus, my husband agreed to this even before we became serious. I also make money and help with the bills so it doesn't really matter whether I spoil or help them.

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