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and bearing in mind how much you end up researching immigration, I think this would be a great job for many of our VJers!

I can't believe how much they get paid either

Citizenship countdown begins here...!

http://jobsearch.usajobs.opm.gov/getjob.as...bNum=1&rc=5


OUR TIMELINE

K1 VISA & MARRIAGE - 8 MONTHS

17 February 2004 Sent I-129F petition CSC - It was APPROVED in 147 days

3 September 2004 INTERVIEW IN LONDON SUCCESSFUL VISA APPROVED! MARRIED OCTOBER 16, 2004

ADJUSTMENT OF STATUS - 5 MONTHS

4 January 2005 - Submitted applications for AOS and EAD - 12 May 2005 Conditional Permanent Residency Approved - interview in Santa Ana

4 June 2005 CPR 2-year Green Card arrives in mail

REMOVAL OF CONDITIONS - 3½ MONTHS

8 May 2007 - I-751 sent to CSC - 23 August 2007 - Approved - Card production ordered

30 August 2007 - 10 year Green Card received

K2 TIMELINE (Stayed behind in UK to finish school)

28 March 2005 - embassy interview & medical London - visa granted

01/18/06 Applications for AOS/EAD sent - 03/28/06 EAD approved

4/3/06 - RFE for AOS - requested new medical and vacc supplement

4/26/06 - approved without interview and welcome letter sent

05/02/2006 - Greencard arrives in mail

03/14/08 - Petition to Remove Conditions mailed to CSC delivered - 7/2/08 APPROVED

NATURALIZATION TIMELINE (for myself and son) 5 MONTHS

April 18, 2011 - N-400 Applications Mailed to AZ lockbox

April 21 (received April 25) NOAs

May 12 - FP Letters mailed

May 16 - Received FP appointment letters for June 8 at 11am

August 1 - Interview - approved for Oath Ceremony - OATH CEREMONY 28 SEPTEMBER

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and bearing in mind how much you end up researching immigration, I think this would be a great job for many of our VJers!

I can't believe how much they get paid either

Citizenship countdown begins here...!

http://jobsearch.usajobs.opm.gov/getjob.as...bNum=1&rc=5

Yeah, standard civil service job...GS 9 - GS 12. They get step raises yearly too. There are 10 steps in each pay grade. I work with a few GS9's and my boss is a GS11. With my allowances, I probably make more money than my boss. :D

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interesting....TERM limited temp job. Evidently they have reached their authorized limits of career employees, and are recruiting TEMPS in order to work their way out of a hole.


I finally got rid of the never ending money drain. I called the plumber, and got the problem fixed. I wish her the best.

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they don't pay enough

i totally agree


AOS, EAD - 115 days from mailing AOS to conditional Green Card in Hand

06-07-08 - File to remove conditions

4/28/09 - Moved to CSC

06-20-09- Received 10 year Greencard

Citizenship

07-09-09 - Filed N-400

Joel 2:25 (Amplified Bible) And I will restore or replace for you the years that the locust has eaten--the hopping locust, the stripping locust, and the crawling locust, My great army which I sent among you.

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Yeah, that TERM job is probably for a year. The thing about civil service jobs is that after your year of probation, it's pretty hard to get rid of you.

There's still nothing wrong with that job because once you get it, it's a hell of a lot easier to get a permanent spot. You would be given preference when/if a job does become available. We're about to hire a TERM 1-year hire for an instructor position, but he'll likely be offered a permanent position once his year is up.

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thing is...working in California where everything is "at will" anyway, there is no such thing as job security. In our jobs, especially the corporate office I work in just now you can be here one day and literally gone the next, no notice, no nothing. Very, very unstable!

I would take a risk with a job like this for a "term" period. At least it would be a "meaty" job, something you could really get your teeth into, interesting, varied etc...

Could be worse!


OUR TIMELINE

K1 VISA & MARRIAGE - 8 MONTHS

17 February 2004 Sent I-129F petition CSC - It was APPROVED in 147 days

3 September 2004 INTERVIEW IN LONDON SUCCESSFUL VISA APPROVED! MARRIED OCTOBER 16, 2004

ADJUSTMENT OF STATUS - 5 MONTHS

4 January 2005 - Submitted applications for AOS and EAD - 12 May 2005 Conditional Permanent Residency Approved - interview in Santa Ana

4 June 2005 CPR 2-year Green Card arrives in mail

REMOVAL OF CONDITIONS - 3½ MONTHS

8 May 2007 - I-751 sent to CSC - 23 August 2007 - Approved - Card production ordered

30 August 2007 - 10 year Green Card received

K2 TIMELINE (Stayed behind in UK to finish school)

28 March 2005 - embassy interview & medical London - visa granted

01/18/06 Applications for AOS/EAD sent - 03/28/06 EAD approved

4/3/06 - RFE for AOS - requested new medical and vacc supplement

4/26/06 - approved without interview and welcome letter sent

05/02/2006 - Greencard arrives in mail

03/14/08 - Petition to Remove Conditions mailed to CSC delivered - 7/2/08 APPROVED

NATURALIZATION TIMELINE (for myself and son) 5 MONTHS

April 18, 2011 - N-400 Applications Mailed to AZ lockbox

April 21 (received April 25) NOAs

May 12 - FP Letters mailed

May 16 - Received FP appointment letters for June 8 at 11am

August 1 - Interview - approved for Oath Ceremony - OATH CEREMONY 28 SEPTEMBER

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