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How can I a UK citizen get leave to work in the US for a 6-8 month period?

How can I a UK citizen work in the US for a 6-8 month period? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jun 27, 2009 - 14 answers

Health insurance for all? Is that a good thing? What can I do to help?

So, I saw Howard Dean on the Colbert Report last night. Please help me with some specific action steps regarding health care and the future of the USA. [more inside]
posted by zeek321 on Jun 25, 2009 - 10 answers

What cell phone for usa and europe?

Please recommend a cell phone for use in the USA and Europe. Will be in London and Italy for at least six months. Would like a phone that I can use in the USA and Europe. Pay-as-you-go plan preferred. Just starting to think about a smart phone for email and wi-fi internet access. Cost is a consideration. Suggestions please.
posted by NorthCoastCafe on Jun 23, 2009 - 7 answers

Bringing electronics stateside: Headache or no?

Returning to the States from Austria with electronic equipment: What to worry about at customs? [more inside]
posted by dunkadunc on Jun 22, 2009 - 7 answers

how to watch hulu in europe?

HULU voodoo... American but not in the US. [more inside]
posted by thedoctorpants on Jun 19, 2009 - 11 answers

Credit score and available credit

Is my U.S. credit score based on the total available credit on all cards, or is it also based on the available credit on an individual card? [more inside]
posted by East Manitoba Regional Junior Kabaddi Champion '94 on Jun 15, 2009 - 10 answers

Nursing in New Zealand vs. nursing in the US.

Nursing in New Zealand vs. nursing in the US? [more inside]
posted by supercrayon on Jun 14, 2009 - 2 answers

How can I (an EU citizen) move to San Francisco?

How can I (an EU citizen) move to San Francisco? [more inside]
posted by Omnibenevolent Supercherub on Jun 14, 2009 - 11 answers

Where should we go now, where should we go..

In the middle of a great obligatory family tour, we have 3-4 days where we can go off and do something fun somewhere in America. Somewhere not too far away from Philadelphia would be good. We were thinking NYC, but is there anyway to do this on a SERIOUS budget? And if not, where else should we go? Criteria within. [more inside]
posted by By The Grace of God on Jun 7, 2009 - 18 answers

$30,000 per gig? Really?

iPhone user from Canada roaming in Big Apple.... how? [more inside]
posted by rokusan on Jun 4, 2009 - 11 answers

Which books should I read ?

In order to pass an English competitive examination in France, I need reference (but not too long) books on two history subjects. [more inside]
posted by nicolin on Jun 4, 2009 - 2 answers

SWINEFLU AND CHINA?

Next thursday, I have a trip to China planned. Will the Chinese give us trouble out of swine flu fears? [more inside]
posted by ooklala on Jun 2, 2009 - 10 answers

East Coast Twixtmas

Seeking suggestions for winter break within four hours drive of NYC. Love me up on your favourite destinations! [more inside]
posted by DarlingBri on Jun 2, 2009 - 13 answers

Strange/Interesting Places for a Summer-long Road Trip?

Where can my friends and I go on a summer-long USA road trip in a similar vein to Burning Man or 24 Hours of LeMons? [more inside]
posted by jkoby on May 31, 2009 - 2 answers

What does writing a sponsor letter for someone to visit the US entail?

What does writing a sponsor letter for someone to visit the US entail? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on May 28, 2009 - 1 answer

What do I need to import items from USA and abroad for the purpose of reselling

I just got a new job in a retail store in Toronto, Canada. We want to import items from the USA and Europe in order to resell them. I am concerned about getting hit with customs/duty/taxes/broker fees/etc. What fees am I able to avoid and how can I avoid them. Who do I need to contact in order to get this stuff across the border as quickly and cheaply as possible. [more inside]
posted by You Should See the Other Guy on May 27, 2009 - 15 answers

Does the US tax non-US citizens working outside the US for US companies?

I am not a citizen or resident of the US, but I've been offered the opportunity to do some freelance work for a US-based company. The work will be done entirely in my country, without ever visiting the US, but as far as I can tell they will be paying me directly from their home office in the US (not via a subsidiary in my country). Under these circumstances, would the IRS be expecting some sort of filing from me relating to this when the next US tax deadline comes around?
posted by anonymous on May 17, 2009 - 4 answers

I'm a dependant, full-time student abroad and haven't filed with the IRS for the past three years. Doing immigration stuff and need tax returns. What now?

I am helping my partner migrate to the U.S. after our marriage. We're nearing the point where we do an Affidavit of Support during our embassy interview abroad, which says I need to bring tax returns. I have not filed income taxes for the last three years, because I have been a full-time student in this country. What should I do? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on May 13, 2009 - 9 answers

How to find dead parent's Texas mineral rights?

Finding deceased parent's Texas "mineral rights?" How can I do this cheaply? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on May 11, 2009 - 8 answers

UK/USA Customs and laptops

Outside of porn which I am not concerned about what does UK/US customs look for on laptop computers? Specifically, I have some movies that I have 'ripped' from dvd and I wanted to know if those are something they get finicky about.
posted by occidental on May 11, 2009 - 47 answers

Violent crime rate comparison in international cities

How safe is it to walk around in London compared to major American cities? What are good sources of comparison for violent crime rates in international cities?
posted by East Manitoba Regional Junior Kabaddi Champion '94 on May 6, 2009 - 26 answers

Road trip USA for Aussie noob

International Travel novice: What do I need to know that I don't know that I don't know? [more inside]
posted by b33j on Apr 17, 2009 - 28 answers

Passport complications.

I have jumped on an opportunity to take a vacation on the sunny beaches of Australia (insert mixup of seasons joke here). I am leaving in three weeks, and staying for six. However, I have run into a problem: my American passport expires two weeks before I return (though after I leave). [more inside]
posted by alexei on Apr 7, 2009 - 19 answers

As a freelance Canadian consultant/faciliator, what are the legalities of taking on US clients?

As a freelance Canadian consultant/faciliator, what are the legalities of taking on US clients? [more inside]
posted by ManInSuit on Mar 31, 2009 - 4 answers

Cheapest method to send $30k to Dubai UAE?

Simple question: what is the cheapest method to send $30k from the USA to Dubai, UAE? Any advice or experience is greatly appreciated! Options I have considered are - Paypal - Western Union - Moneybookers
posted by lupefiasco on Mar 29, 2009 - 11 answers

Don't shoot, I'm a book dealer

What can I expect from a US border guard if I go into the USA from Canada carrying packages of things I've sold on ebay to mail in the USA? [more inside]
posted by crazylegs on Mar 23, 2009 - 7 answers

Need advice re. crossing U.S. border for my wedding

How paranoid do I need to be about crossing the US border to get married? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Mar 5, 2009 - 18 answers

Quality U.S. F1 Coverage?

U.S. Formula 1 fans: How can I legally watch the British broadcasts of the upcoming Formula 1 season? [more inside]
posted by jsonic on Feb 26, 2009 - 10 answers

Stay in the US longer?

German national in the US. My six-month J1 (short term research scholar) visa has expired and I am currently allowed to stay no more than thirty more days. I am an EU citizen, not under the 2 year rule, and looking for an option to stay for a few more months (hopefully with the option of working part-time or interning). Any chance of that? (Posted on behalf of a friend.)
posted by limon on Feb 25, 2009 - 11 answers

iTunes Help

How can I download a song from another country store at the iTunes store? [more inside]
posted by CollegeNelson on Feb 10, 2009 - 8 answers

who paid for the Great Depression bailout?

Who paid for the bailout during the Great Depression? [more inside]
posted by shawnzam on Feb 4, 2009 - 8 answers

Can a US/Canadian dual citizen travel in Cuba without a licence?

Can a US/Canadian dual citizen travel in Cuba without a licence? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jan 26, 2009 - 7 answers

Yuma Vacation

Driving from San Diego, CA -> Yuma, AZ in early Febuary to spend a week in Yuma and then returning to San Diego. As our flight comes in early in the morning we're thinking of hitting the San Diego Zoo or Birch Aquarium before heading to Arizona. Suggestions on places to see/go either along the route or within a couple hours drive of Yuma?
posted by Mitheral on Jan 22, 2009 - 10 answers

Grid Mapping in the USA

Help me find or create a grid with GPS coordinates of every square mile of the USA. Can I use Expert GPS or Google Earth to do this? [more inside]
posted by Xurando on Jan 10, 2009 - 6 answers

Census information for US, circa 1995?

Where can I find the population of US states in 1995? [more inside]
posted by Phire on Nov 13, 2008 - 6 answers

the œufs, should I eat them?

What are the differences in production and storage of (chicken) eggs in France versus the United States? [more inside]
posted by mustcatchmooseandsquirrel on Nov 13, 2008 - 16 answers

Englishman in New York (state)

Help me have a great US day-visit for my English Father-in-law. [more inside]
posted by Frasermoo on Nov 6, 2008 - 15 answers

Are there dirty tricks?

Is it true about dirty tricks being played in the US elections? [more inside]
posted by gadha on Nov 3, 2008 - 32 answers

Disenfranchisement of the impatient

Why do Americans have to queue for hours and hours to vote? [more inside]
posted by dydecker on Nov 1, 2008 - 69 answers

Move this Aussie from down under to up yonder.

Immigration Law! Help me get my bagged Aussie into the U.S. and A. [more inside]
posted by metalheart on Oct 26, 2008 - 14 answers

When did we get to start voting for voters instead of voting for legislators who voted for voters?

I'm looking for a listing, preferably something with citations of the actual state laws, of when each state changed it's laws to allow for the direct election of electors in the electoral college.
posted by phrontist on Oct 22, 2008 - 1 answer

US income tax history and theory for dummies?

With all the bickering over taxes in the election campaign, I'm trying to get a broader picture of US income tax history, theories behind past policies, and analysis of how they worked (in idiot friendly language). [more inside]
posted by p3t3 on Oct 17, 2008 - 4 answers

So, when will we know who won this thing, eh?

How does projecting the winner of the US presidential election work? And what is the earliest time at which the election may be called? [more inside]
posted by goodnewsfortheinsane on Oct 15, 2008 - 23 answers

Will maintain high GPA for $ for college

I'm a permanent resident in the U.S., not citizen, looking to find some scholarship money to help with financing my degree. This is my second year in college so entrance scholarships are out of the question. [more inside]
posted by icarus on Oct 5, 2008 - 4 answers

Ideas for a USA trip

I am planning on going to America for 3/4 weeks next year during July. We want to see as many of the amazing places/sites as we can in that period. So far, the sorts of places we have in mind: (more inside!) [more inside]
posted by trashcan on Sep 27, 2008 - 45 answers

Yep, another economy question!

Is the credit crunch (and every other economic crisis) an inevitable result of selfish attitudes? [more inside]
posted by Chris4d on Sep 26, 2008 - 6 answers

USA Recession for Dummies

I'm having a hard time understanding just what is happening to the US economy and why. I'm completely in the dark, I'm not familiar with the terminology, and I'm afraid. [more inside]
posted by ranunculus on Sep 25, 2008 - 14 answers

where in the U.S. (prefer warmer climates) can I rent an electric bicycle?

where in the U.S. can I rent an electric bicycle? [more inside]
posted by carrynation on Sep 22, 2008 - 4 answers

payg

whats the best payg cellphone to get in the us ? [more inside]
posted by sgt.serenity on Sep 20, 2008 - 8 answers

Can I combine my pensions transatlantically?

Can I get money invested in a UK private pension transferred into my US 401K? [more inside]
posted by Joh on Sep 17, 2008 - 2 answers

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