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Forum: Social Studies 12 February 2018, 08:59 PM
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Posted By UrbanLegends101
I like that disclaimer. Thanks. The Clay...

I like that disclaimer. Thanks.

The Clay County tax collector's office, which also runs the DMV operations in the county, does the credit card transactions in-house, and they add on a small fee....
Forum: Social Studies 12 February 2018, 01:57 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 28,815
Posted By UrbanLegends101
I'd suggest the credit acceptance via a third...

I'd suggest the credit acceptance via a third party is probably more popular on both sides. The government agency gets their monies with less hassle and the tax payer can either pay off the credit...
Forum: Social Studies 11 February 2018, 10:01 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 28,815
Posted By UrbanLegends101
Didn't all this start with a post from ChasFink? ...

Didn't all this start with a post from ChasFink?


My favorite instance of this is something I heard years ago about New York State - I think it's still true: a seller is not allowed to charge...
Forum: Social Studies 11 February 2018, 05:08 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 28,815
Posted By UrbanLegends101
I understand Official Payments isn't a credit...

I understand Official Payments isn't a credit card. So far, PayPal has never charged me above the amount charged by the merchant and I've never paid my bank for the use of the bill pay system, even...
Forum: Social Studies 09 February 2018, 11:05 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 28,815
Posted By UrbanLegends101
I wonder if government agencies get a different...

I wonder if government agencies get a different deal?

I pay my property taxes via Official Payments and they tack on a convenience fee, which is above the amount due on the taxes.

Even the...
Forum: SLC 09 February 2018, 10:45 PM
Replies: 548
Views: 25,629
Posted By UrbanLegends101
We brought a cat on an international flight back...

We brought a cat on an international flight back to the United States and the pet screening at the origination point was minimal. The security team looked at the cage, looked at the cat through the...
Forum: SLC 01 February 2018, 10:49 PM
Replies: 548
Views: 25,629
Posted By UrbanLegends101
For ice cream?

For ice cream?
Forum: SLC 01 February 2018, 07:32 PM
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Posted By UrbanLegends101
Maltesers - just noticed they are now available...

Maltesers - just noticed they are now available in the United States, well, at least now in our local Walmart.

I think they were originally an Australian product and had seen them for years in the...
Forum: Police Blotter 01 February 2018, 04:16 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,683
Posted By UrbanLegends101
My experience is limited to the airports I've...

My experience is limited to the airports I've traveled, but I don't think any US airport allows anyone past the first security point without any paperwork, even if it a permission slip from an...
Forum: Police Blotter 01 February 2018, 03:04 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,683
Posted By UrbanLegends101
The issue of travel documentation can take an...

The issue of travel documentation can take an interesting turn for former Filipinos going back to the Philippines.

Philippines has a BALIKBAYAN PROGRAM allows a one-year visa-free stay for...
Forum: Police Blotter 31 January 2018, 06:06 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,683
Posted By UrbanLegends101
My last international flight started in August,...

My last international flight started in August, 2016, and no doubt Delta used it to verify I could get to where I was going. Perhaps from habit, I've always presented the passport at check-in.
...
Forum: Police Blotter 31 January 2018, 02:25 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,683
Posted By UrbanLegends101
My experience is far different. Photo ID and...

My experience is far different. Photo ID and boarding pass to get into the security screening area.

In some airports, I'd say all outside the United States, there was another ID and security...
Forum: Police Blotter 31 January 2018, 01:01 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,683
Posted By UrbanLegends101
One aspect of the story seems to have been...

One aspect of the story seems to have been somewhat overlooked.



Just two weeks ago on Jan. 14, Hartman slipped past security at O’Hare without a boarding pass or passport and boarded a flight...
Forum: Moot Court 29 January 2018, 11:31 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,604
Posted By UrbanLegends101
I just clicked on the link in post and it worked....

I just clicked on the link in post and it worked.

https://www.uscis.gov/policymanual/Updates/20141028-ART.pdf


uscis.gov/policymanual/Updates/20141028-ART.pdf

You will have to put...
Forum: Moot Court 29 January 2018, 06:26 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,604
Posted By UrbanLegends101
As I understand it, there are only two agencies...

As I understand it, there are only two agencies which will be involved in these matters, US Citizenship and Immigration Services and DOS. Based on a quick review of information from USCIS website,...
Forum: Moot Court 29 January 2018, 05:59 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,604
Posted By UrbanLegends101
But making sure the second child was a US citizen...

But making sure the second child was a US citizen was also an important part of the equation, as well?

Is the real issue if the second child is a US citizen at birth or simply a US citizen? There...
Forum: Moot Court 29 January 2018, 04:36 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,604
Posted By UrbanLegends101
Agree with you on this. Unfortunately, the...

Agree with you on this.

Unfortunately, the citizenship issue only applies in situations when the child is born outside the United States.

Unless the UK couple was attempting to bring forth a...
Forum: Moot Court 27 January 2018, 10:23 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,604
Posted By UrbanLegends101
I understand your position. For the moment,...

I understand your position. For the moment, right or wrong, it is the legal position of the US government. Whether that position will remain will depend on how the courts rule in these two cases.
...
Forum: Moot Court 27 January 2018, 03:31 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,604
Posted By UrbanLegends101
Correct, the Foreign Affairs Manual is not law,...

Correct, the Foreign Affairs Manual is not law, but the Foreign Affairs Manual is written to explain US law as it applies to the specifics of the section of the FAM.

In my experience, if there is...
Forum: Moot Court 26 January 2018, 10:12 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,604
Posted By UrbanLegends101
I suspect Congress may have to get involved and...

I suspect Congress may have to get involved and amend US law to take into consideration these concerns.
Forum: Moot Court 26 January 2018, 10:10 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,604
Posted By UrbanLegends101
Agree. Unfortunately, it will take either a...

Agree.

Unfortunately, it will take either a court ruling in these two cases to force State Department to take into consideration these family situations or if the courts rule in favor of State...
Forum: Moot Court 26 January 2018, 10:02 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,604
Posted By UrbanLegends101
That is my understanding. If there were no...

That is my understanding. If there were no physical presence requirements, one could have US citizens generations removed from any contact with the United States and that physical presence was part...
Forum: Moot Court 26 January 2018, 09:58 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,604
Posted By UrbanLegends101
Correct. The continuation of 8 USC 1401(g) - ...

Correct. The continuation of 8 USC 1401(g) -

provided, That any periods of honorable service in the Armed Forces of the United States, or periods of employment with the United States Government...
Forum: Moot Court 26 January 2018, 09:54 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,604
Posted By UrbanLegends101
Sorry, should have read your post before replying...

Sorry, should have read your post before replying regarding births on embassy or military property outside the United States.
Forum: Moot Court 26 January 2018, 09:53 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,604
Posted By UrbanLegends101
No, not from what I read. 7 FAM 1113: ...

No, not from what I read.

7 FAM 1113:

c. Birth on U.S. Military Base Outside of the United States or Birth on U.S. Embassy or Consulate Premises Abroad:

(1) Despite widespread popular...
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